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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

Higher Education Reporter
Knoxville News Sentinel

Knoxville, TN, USA

Tennessee, USA Req #17426

Posted: Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is a subscription-led and digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to empowering communities to thrive. With an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives of millions with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services.

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Managing Editor
EdSource

EdSource, a California nonprofit organization with the state’s largest team of education reporters, is seeking a managing editor with a keen eye for seeing the big picture on issues, including those involving early education, K-12 and higher education. With a mix of longform pieces, short news updates, as well as in-depth enterprise, the managing editor will oversee EdSource’s daily news operation and help steer the strategic editorial vision as a key member of the senior leadership team.

Announcement

JOIN OUR TEAM

Want to help improve journalism and the coverage of education? The Education Writers Association is hiring! EWA is the national membership nonprofit that supports journalists who cover education and learning from birth through adulthood.

Our mission is to strengthen the community of education writers and improve the quality of education coverage to better inform the public. We’re a small organization, so our staff members get lots of learning and leadership opportunities.

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Program Manager
Education Writers Association

The Education Writers Association (EWA) is seeking a Program Manager to help the national nonprofit membership organization produce high-quality programs and services that build the skills and knowledge of the nation’s education journalists. 

The program manager will work closely with a team of talented colleagues to conceptualize, plan, and deliver training, resources, professional recognition, and customized support for EWA’s members. 

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Communications Coordinator
Education Writers Association

The Education Writers Association (EWA) is seeking a Communications Coordinator to help the nonprofit membership organization tell its story and promote its high-quality offerings aimed at building the skills and knowledge of the nation’s education journalists. 

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Program Specialist
Education Writers Association

The Education Writers Association (EWA) is seeking a Program Specialist to help the national nonprofit membership organization produce high-quality programs and services that build the skills and knowledge of the nation’s education journalists. 

The program specialist will work closely with a team of talented colleagues to conceptualize, plan, and deliver training, resources, professional recognition, and customized support for EWA’s members. 

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Education Reporter
U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report is a multifaceted digital media company dedicated to helping citizens, consumers, business leaders and policy officials make important decisions in their lives. We publish independent reporting, rankings, data journalism and advice that has earned the trust of our readers and users for nearly 90 years.

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We’re Hiring National Higher-Ed Reporters
Open Campus

Starting salary: $80,000/year

Location: Open

Open Campus is hiring three national reporters to scrutinize undercovered aspects of American higher education. We’re looking for journalists to cover higher education and racial equity, rural higher education, and higher education in prisons.

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RevLab Director
The Texas Tribune

We’re hiring a director to lead the Texas Tribune’s Revenue Lab, a training and innovation center housed within our pioneering online news organization. Coupling lessons learned over the Tribune’s eleven-year history with best practices from across the news industry, RevLab offers consulting, training and research free of charge to publishers around the world who are seeking to create sustainable operations. In its inaugural year, RevLab put on “bootcamps” on everything from major gifts and membership to corporate sponsorship and events.

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Education and Health Editor
The Texas Tribune

The Texas Tribune, the state’s go-to source for Texas politics and public policy news, is seeking a full-time education and health editor. The editor will directly manage the newsroom’s cluster of education and health reporters, with responsibilities for assigning, approving and editing stories.

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Director of Editorial Talent Development and Recruiting
The Texas Tribune

The Texas Tribune’s director of editorial talent development and recruiting will shape the potential of our newsroom and the reach of our journalism by training our existing reporters and editors, collaborating with human resources to recruit new talent, and managing and building on the Tribune’s robust fellows program.

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Education Reporter
The News-Press and Naples Daily News

The News-Press and Naples Daily News in Southwest Florida, part of Gannett Inc. and the USA TODAY NETWORK, seek an education reporter who is an ambitious self-starter passionate about making a difference and holding public officials accountable.

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Journalists, Editors, Podcasters, Product Specialists
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, a Cox Enterprises Company, expects to post some content and product opportunities in our newsroom soon, and we are on the lookout for qualified journalists, podcasters, product specialists and more.

Our mission, simply put, is to “press on,” investigating and reporting what’s really going on in our community, following the facts wherever they may lead. Every day, we work to empower our readers with in-depth journalism, helping to build a better Georgia for this generation and the next.

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Director of Editorial Talent Development and Recruiting
Texas Tribune

The Texas Tribune’s director of editorial talent development and recruiting will shape the potential of our newsroom and the reach of our journalism by training our existing reporters and editors, collaborating with human resources to recruit new talent, and managing and building on the Tribune’s robust fellows program.

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Software Engineer (Python/Django)
Texas Tribune

The Texas Tribune is hiring a software engineer to maintain our software infrastructure and systems, strengthen our security, grow our capabilities and improve our technical processes.

We want to hear from you if:

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Education Reporter
St. Louis Public Radio

Open through July 11, 2021

The St. Louis area has a complicated, storied and convoluted education system. In other words, it’s a great region for education reporters!

St. Louis Public Radio is looking for an education reporter who can explain arcane policy problems in engaging ways, who loves to connect issues to the people impacted the most and who can distinguish between public policy lip service and authentic attempts to change things.

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Senior Reporter
The74Million.org

Details: 

Senior Education Reporter (Policy, Equity, Solutions)

The74Million.org, the growing nonprofit education news organization, is seeking an experienced, ambitious and creative senior reporter to join our award-winning national newsroom and help us expand our coverage of school equity, state policy, and emerging innovations and solutions. 

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Director of External Relations
Education Resource Strategies (ERS)

ERS is a national non-profit that partners with district, school, and state leaders to transform how they use resources (people, time, technology, and money) so that every school prepares every child for tomorrow, no matter their race or income. We are a highly regarded and well-established organization with fifteen years of field leadership and maintain a strong entrepreneurial spirit that embraces teamwork and innovation.

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Associate Director of Communications, College Excellence Program
The Aspen Institute

Department:CEP
Location:Washington, DC

The Aspen Institute is a global nonprofit organization committed to realizing a free, just, and equitable society. Since its founding in 1949, the Institute has been driving change through dialogue, leadership, and action to help solve the most critical challenges facing communities in the United States and around the world. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the Institute has a campus in Aspen, Colorado, and an international network of partners.

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Senior Manager, Communications
America’s Promise Alliance

Position Description

America’s Promise Alliance is seeking an experienced writer and storyteller who can also support media outreach and external relations, as well as the organization’s online and social media efforts. This position is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of an integrated communications team within a national youth-focused nonprofit organization.

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STAFF REPORTER
The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education is seeking an entrepreneurial reporter to explain how both high-tech and low-tech innovations are changing the college experience for students and faculty. This reporter will identify emerging ideas, approaches, and tools used on campuses – including big data, outsourcing, and surveillance – and examine their successes, unintended consequences, and pitfalls.

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Watchdog Reporter
The Press Democrat

The Press Democrat of Santa Rosa, California, is the largest news organization between San Francisco and the Oregon border. We have a proud tradition of aggressively covering breaking news and delivering high-end, award-winning enterprise reporting, with an emphasis on strong beat coverage and public service reporting that holds governments accountable to taxpayers. In fact, we won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news reporting; further indication that we swarm news as it happens.

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Communications Associate
American Educational Research Association

With approximately 25,000 members, the American Educational Research Association (AERA) is the largest national professional organization devoted to the scientific study of education and learning. Founded in 1916, AERA advances knowledge about education, encourages scholarly inquiry related to education, and promotes the use of research to improve education and serve the public good.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

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Freelance Writers and Journalists
XQ Institute

XQ Institute is the nation’s leading organization dedicated to rethinking the high school experience so that every student graduates ready to succeed in life. We work in communities throughout the country, with individual schools and entire school systems, to help them dream big about what high school could be, turn their innovative ideas into action, and create more rigorous and equitable schools. We share what’s working with other schools and districts, so they can tailor new models to the needs of their own students and communities.

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Education Reporter
WHYY

This position researches and reports on news events and public affairs in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania related to education; provides special features and reports for use in broadcast, podcast, and digital platforms.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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Reporter
The Morning Call

The Morning Call is looking for an enterprising reporter to expand our education coverage, already considered one of the tops in the state of Pennsylvania.

This reporter would focus on trends in education, locally, regionally and statewide. In addition, this position would cover the Allentown and Bethlehem Area school districts, two of the largest, and poorest, districts in the state and an area of high interest to our readers.

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Senior Associate of Communications
Whiteboard Advisors

Senior Associates play an essential role on the Whiteboard Advisors team as individuals responsible for leading client engagements and organizing efforts to provide unparalleled client service to every individual, organization, and company that W/A serves.

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Developmental Script Editor
Edpuzzle

About Edpuzzle

Edpuzzle is a video-learning platform used by over 80% of schools in the United States, and thousands more around the world. We make it easy for teachers to engage their students with interactive video lessons. By creating an extensive library of interactive video lessons, we are on our way to becoming a “one-stop-shop” where teachers can find reliable, standards-aligned video lessons to help their students master important content.

The Role

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Reporter
Chalkbeat

Chalkbeat, the growing nonprofit news organization telling the story of education in America, is seeking a reporter to join our Tennessee team.

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Senior Education Reporter
The74Million.org

Details: 
Senior Education Reporter (Policy, Equity, Solutions)

The74Million.org, the growing nonprofit education news organization, is seeking an experienced, ambitious and creative senior reporter to join our award-winning national newsroom and help us expand our coverage of school equity, state policy, and emerging innovations and solutions. 

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Director of Operations
EdSource

 

 

 

 

EdSource is seeking an experienced operations professional, ideally with nonprofit administration experience, to lead and manage the organization’s operations, including overseeing human resources. Founded in 1977, EdSource is a leading nonprofit journalism organization reporting on education in California.

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Managing Editor – K12, Higher Education & Human Resources
Industry Dive

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA / EDITORIAL – GENERAL EDITORIAL ROLES /FULL-TIME

Industry Dive is looking for a Managing Editor to manage our daily publications that cover the K-12, Higher Education and Human Resources sectors — K12 Dive, Higher Ed Dive, and HR Dive — and the teams of talented journalists who operate them. The Managing Editor will oversee direction and strategy, establish key initiatives and priorities, and mobilize and coach their teams to achieve long-term results.   

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Enterprise reporter
Embarcadero Media

Embarcadero Media, an independent news organization, is hiring a full-time enterprise and general assignment reporter to cover the multifaceted and always lively education, youth and families beat in Silicon Valley, California. This beat encompasses northern Santa Clara County (Palo Alto and Mountain View area) public K-12 districts, private and public charter schools, preschool and transitional kindergarten, and higher education including Stanford University, community colleges and major private schools.