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Career Center

Find new career opportunities for education reporters and communications professionals. Looking for an experienced education writer for your next project? Post your listing now!

Find new career opportunities for education reporters and communications professionals. Looking for an experienced education writer for your next project? Post your listing now!

Jobs Kim Clark

Digital Content Manager

The Education Writers Association (EWA) is seeking an experienced and mission-driven Digital Content Manager to play a leadership role in the organization’s strategies for the creation and dissemination of digital content.

Jobs Erik Robelen

Program Specialist

The Education Writers Association (EWA) is seeking a mission-driven Program Specialist to produce content for the nonprofit organization’s professional development events and website. 

Jobs Tracee Eason

Education Reporter
The Press Democrat

The Press Democrat, winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news coverage, is seeking a reporter to cover education and the lives of young people in Sonoma County. You will drive coverage of the county’s K-12 school systems, which shape the future of 70,000 students, and the region’s California State University campus and community college, which prepare 30,000 students for life and work in a changing world.

Jobs Tracee Eason

Freelance Writers
Stanford Graduate School of Education

Stanford Graduate School of Education seeks experienced journalists to write occasional news stories about education research at Stanford University on a freelance basis.

Assignments will address a variety of topics in education and average 750 to 1,000 words each. The stories will be featured on our website https://ed.stanford.edu and shared through university publications and social media.

Jobs Tracee Eason

Journalism Resident
EdSource

EdSource, a California nonprofit organization with the state’s largest team of education reporters, is seeking a Journalism Resident to contribute to the news organization’s coverage of East Bay schools.

The inaugural program is designed to help an education reporter, or an aspiring one, hone his or her writing and reporting skills alongside an award-winning team of education journalists in California. It is based on the model of “teacher residencies” in which teachers-in-training work alongside mentor teachers to become highly effective educators.

Jobs Erik Robelen

Reporter, Higher Education
Industry Dive

WASHINGTON, D.C.
EDITORIAL – EDUCATION DIVE
FULL-TIME

The Higher Education Reporter will regularly write stories that lead our B2B coverage of the Higher Education industry, from breaking news briefs to in-depth original features that analyze the trends and issues impacting college administrators and staff. You will monitor your beat, pitch stories, cultivate relationships with stakeholders and hunt down scoops. You also will travel to one to two conferences per year. This position reports to a managing editor.  

Jobs Erik Robelen

Staff Reporter
The Chronicle of Higher Education

The nation’s largest newsroom dedicated to covering colleges and universities, The Chronicle of Higher Education produces vital journalism that drives national conversations about a sector at the heart of the American experiment. For more than 50 years, readers invested in the academic experience have turned to us for unrivaled insight into how higher education works and why it matters. The values of those readers — thoughtful, engaged, and passionate — are also the values of our company. We believe in the power of expert, morally urgent journalism.

Jobs Erik Robelen

Staff Reporter
The Chronicle of Higher Education

The nation’s largest newsroom dedicated to covering colleges and universities, The Chronicle of Higher Education produces vital journalism that drives national conversations about a sector at the heart of the American experiment. For more than 50 years, readers invested in the academic experience have turned to us for unrivaled insight into how higher education works and why it matters. The values of those readers — thoughtful, engaged, and passionate — are also the values of our company. We believe in the power of expert, morally urgent journalism.

Jobs Erik Robelen

Senior Editor
The Chronicle of Higher Education

The nation’s largest newsroom dedicated to covering colleges and universities, The Chronicle of Higher Education produces vital journalism that drives national conversations about a sector at the heart of the American experiment. For more than 50 years, readers invested in the academic experience have turned to us for unrivaled insight into how higher education works and why it matters. The values of those readers — thoughtful, engaged, and passionate — are also the values of our company. We believe in the power of expert, morally urgent journalism.

Jobs Rick Wilson

EWA Needs Fall 2019 Intern

The Education Writers Association (EWA), the national professional organization representing and supporting education journalists, is seeking an enthusiastic and mission-driven Intern who will thrive in a challenging and dynamic work environment. Our paid interns play a key role in conveying the value of EWA to our members and other stakeholders.

Jobs Erik Robelen

Sr. Content & Production Editor, #0154
National Education Association

Center for Communications, Washington, DC
NEASO Internal Posting Period: June 11, 2019 – June 19, 2019
External Posting Period: June 20, 2019 – Open Until Filled
NEASO Rank 7 - Salary Range: $83,958 – $137,405

The position supports NEA’s strategic objective to focus the energy and resources of its 3 million members toward the promotion of public education by providing professional writing, editing, and magazine production expertise, with an emphasis on print and digital content designed for a variety of audiences.

Jobs Tracee Eason

DATA JOURNALIST
EdSource

Founded in 1977, EdSource is a highly-respected independent, nonprofit organization with the largest team of state-based education reporters in the nation. Our principal focus is on California, within the context of education reform and innovation nationally.

EdSource is seeking an enterprising data journalist to join our growing team to analyze and present data in a way that will break new ground on issues of interest to California readers and beyond. 

Jobs Tracee Eason

Education Writer
The Colorado Sun

The Colorado Sun is seeking an experienced reporter to cover education, with the understanding that K-12 education is one of the most important economic development, social and political issues facing Colorado. We are particularly interested in exploring the complicated realities in districts outside the metro-Denver area, where schools struggle with budget constraints, teacher shortages, the needs of immigrant students and mental health issues.

Jobs Tracee Eason

News Reporter
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)

The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) is seeking a news reporter with experience using a content management system. The reporter will report and write about student aid-related legislation, regulations, research, trends, and best practices for the NASFAA website and daily electronic newsletter. The reporter will post and update website content using the content management system and promote website content through NASFAA’s social media channels. The reporter will primarily work a later shift. While the reporter should expect to work roughly 10:00 a.m.

Jobs Rick Wilson

Freelance Writers
SAANYS

SAANYS is seeking experienced freelance writers to work for its professional membership magazine, Vanguard. Vanguard is published three times per year and is distributed to nearly 9,000 school leaders throughout New York State.

Its purpose is to go beyond the typical association journal and offer an in-depth yet practical exploration of the most pertinent topics in education today. Features include interviews and insights from some of the leading industry names and experts in the field of educational leadership.

Jobs Rick Wilson

Senior Reporter
EdSource

EdSource, a California nonprofit organization with the state’s largest team of education reporters, is seeking an enterprising reporter to cover student wellness and school climate, with a secondary focus on alternative discipline strategies. 

Jobs Tracee Eason

New York Bureau Chief
Chalkbeat

We’re looking for the next leader of our New York team.

Chalkbeat, the nonprofit news organization covering educational change efforts in the communities where improvement matters most, is seeking a seasoned reporter and/or editor with management experience to serve as our New York bureau chief.

Jobs Tracee Eason

Education Reporter
Boston Globe

About the Globe’s Education Project:

The Boston Globe is creating an independent special investigative unit that will examine issues of inequality in public education in Boston. Building on the findings and data revealed by The Valedictorians Project, the Globe will continue a deeper, more informed public conversation about the challenges faced in Boston’s public education system.

Jobs Tracee Eason

Editor – Education Project
Boston Globe

About the Globe’s education project:

The Boston Globe is creating an independent special investigative unit that will examine issues of inequality in public education in Boston. Building on the findings and data revealed by The Valedictorians Project, the Globe will continue a deeper, more informed public conversation about the challenges faced in Boston’s public education system.

Jobs Tracee Eason

Detroit Bureau Chief
Chalkbeat

We’re looking for the next leader of our Detroit team. 

Chalkbeat, the nonprofit news organization covering educational change efforts in the communities where improvement matters most, is seeking a seasoned journalist to serve as our Detroit bureau chief. 

Jobs Tracee Eason

Reporter (Education Lab)
The Seattle Times

Do you know IDEA from ESSA, the Star Report from the Heckman Equation? Do you want to move beyond toxicity in news? Are you insatiably curious about the different factors that shape the experience of childhood in America today? 

If so, we want you to join us as a Reporter on our dynamic education team. As part of this trailblazing group, you would contribute to Education Lab, a community-funded project that takes a Solutions Journalism approach to public education. 

Jobs Tracee Eason

Account Supervisor
GMMB

Location:Seattle
Job Code:3825
# of Openings:1

Are you up for a meaningful challenge? Do you aspire to use your creativity to drive social change? 

Then come join our team of sharp, passionate and (sometimes) quirky activists.  In our 30+ years, we’ve helped elect presidents; fought for stricter regulations on tobacco, drunk driving and carbon emissions; united foster children with their forever families; and helped bring health coverage to all Americans.