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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!

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Communications Manager for Engineering, Computing, and Technology
University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) seeks a skilled writer and strategic communicator with an interest in covering technology, computing, and engineering for the position of Communications Manager. Centrally based in UMBC’s Office of Institutional Advancement, this position is the leading communications role serving our fast-growing College of Engineering and Information Technology (COEIT). This role also supports related areas such as entrepreneurship and the bwtech@UMBC research and technology park.

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Executive Director
Education Writers Association

The Education Writers Association (EWA), the nation’s premier professional organization dedicated to advancing high-quality education journalism, invites applications and nominations for the position of Executive Director. EWA is seeking a strategically minded, passionate, and experienced professional to serve in this critical role. The association’s next leader will steer an organization defined by impactful programming and a diverse membership base. It is primed for an exciting new era of growth and evolution.

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K-12 education reporter
Indianapolis Star/IndyStar.com

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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Higher education reporter
WBEZ Chicago public radio

WBEZ Chicago public radio is seeking an experienced reporter to cover higher education for our award-winning education team, primarily in the Chicago area. We are looking for a reporter who can produce enterprise work, high-quality daily stories and investigations for web and audio both independently and as part of a team of four reporters and a senior editor. Our aim is to be the dominant source for education news in the Chicago area. This role reports to the Senior Editor, education.

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Education Reporter
WISH-TV, Indianapolis

Locally-owned and operated, WISH-TV, Indianapolis is seeking an experienced Multi-Media Journalist to join our team as an Education Reporter.

Are you a hard news reporter tired of chasing breaking news every day? Are you someone with an education background with a love for story telling?

If so, send us your resume!

Your duties and responsibilities include:

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Writer/Editor
University of Maryland College of Education

Position Description:

The University of Maryland College of Education seeks an enterprising writer/editor with a passion for telling relevant, engaging stories, with an eye to reaching internal and external audiences, including the media. The position requires strong reporting skills along with clear, accurate and lively writing.

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Reporter
Chalkbeat

Chalkbeat, the growing nonprofit news organization telling the story of education in America, is seeking a hard-charging reporter in our New York bureau.

You will join our award-winning team as we cover one of the most important stories of the moment: how students in the nation’s largest school system are faring after years of disruptions to teaching and learning.

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Senior Account Executive at Education-focused PR Firm
Larson Communications

Are you interested in pursuing a career in communications on the national stage? Are you passionate about helping innovative organizations make a great impact on our nation’s schools? Does an organization with a diverse and high-profile client base that will provide great opportunities for professional growth and good compensation sound appealing? Then read on:

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Enterprise Education Reporter, Great Divide
The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe is seeking an experienced journalist for its Great Divide K-12 education enterprise team. We’re looking for a smart and aggressive reporter who collaborates well on a team covering the 49,000-student Boston Public Schools, surrounding districts, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and broader education issues.

About the Globe’s Great Divide team:

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Strategic Partner Engagement Manager
Ascendium

Are you passionate about creating partnerships, developing strategies, telling compelling stories and driving lasting change? In our newly created Strategic Partner Engagement Manager position, you will get to do just that. 

In this position, you will support strategic media partnerships, identify and steward key communications efforts, plan and execute partner convenings and distill and communicate Ascendium’s work to external audiences. You will also have the opportunity to advance Ascendium’s visibility and thought leadership in the fields in which we work. 

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Newsletter Editor
Wiley

V1. About the job

Location: Remote – United States

Hours: Part time, Contract

How to apply: Please email a résumé, a cover letter, and 3-5 relevant clips to hsutton@wiley.com.

Our mission is to unlock human potential. We welcome you for who you are, the background you bring, and we embrace individuals who get excited about learning. Bring your experiences, your perspectives, and your passion; it’s in our differences that we empower the way the world learns.

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Education Reporter
The Press Democrat

The Press Democrat, winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news coverage and one of California’s strongest news organizations, is seeking a reporter to cover education and the wellness of young people in Sonoma County and the surrounding North Coast.

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Engagement reporter
The Dallas Morning News

Are you a community-focused reporter who loves to talk with students, parents and teachers about how education policies and politics impact them? Do you excel at connecting with diverse audiences to understand the challenges they face and identify potential solutions that help children? The Education Lab at The Dallas Morning News is seeking an engagement reporter to join our dynamic team that explores the issues facing our students and schools.

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Higher Education Newsletter Editor
Wiley

About the job

Location: Remote – United States

Hours: Part time, Contract

Our mission is to unlock human potential. We welcome you for who you are, the background you bring, and we embrace individuals who get excited about learning. Bring your experiences, your perspectives, and your passion; it’s in our differences that we empower the way the world learns.

About the Role:

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Editor
EdSource

https://edsource.org/about-edsource/jobs-at-edsource

EdSource is seeking a skilled editor who can work with the nonprofit newsroom’s award-winning education team. We’re looking for someone who can navigate the news cycle while focusing on what distinguishes EdSource from the pack – compelling, in-depth journalism that goes beyond the latest headlines and searches for solutions to some of the most vexing issues facing education in California and the nation.

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Director of Communications and Digital Strategy (Publicity/Marketing Manager)
University of Connecticut Neag School of Education

JOB SUMMARY

UConn’s Neag School of Education is searching for a Director of Communications and Digital Strategy (Publicity/Marketing Manager). Reporting to the Dean, this position creates, oversees, and delivers an integrated strategic communications effort designed to promote and advance the Neag School of Education with an emphasis on initiatives related to digital presence and marketing.

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Higher education reporter
Wisconsin State Journal

The Wisconsin State Journal, south-central Wisconsin’s leading news source, is seeking a smart and aggressive reporter to cover the University of Wisconsin System and its world-class Madison research campus, as well as higher education policy and student trends.

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Writer
North Canyon Media Inc. (“NCM”)

Our Company

North Canyon Media Inc. (“NCM”) is a well-funded, fast-growing media and technology company in New York City. Our mission is to build products and content that improves the outcomes of high school students in the United States. We are deeply passionate about our mission and working diligently to tackle some big and previously unsolved problems in Education.

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Senior Account Executive
Larson Communications

Are you interested in pursuing a career in communications on the national stage? Are you passionate about helping innovative organizations make a great impact on our nation’s schools? Does an organization with a diverse and high-profile client base that will provide great opportunities for professional growth and good compensation sound appealing? Then read on:

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Indiana Bureau Chief
Chalkbeat

Chalkbeat, the growing nonprofit news organization telling the story of education in America, is seeking an experienced journalist and leader to serve as our Indiana bureau chief.

As bureau chief, you will manage a two-reporter team covering Indianapolis Public Schools, the Indiana statehouse, and statewide higher education while contributing stories yourself.

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Communications Manager

General Notes:

This position reports to the State Outreach and Engagement Director. Applicants from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse environment to continue to build a strong and equitable prenatal-to-3 system of care. This position can be performed remotely, and hybrid remote-work opportunities are available.

Job Description Summary:

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Social Media Associate
ResearchEd

Position Overview

ResearchEd is hiring a part-time contract based social media associate to increase our community engagement, expand our audience, and build our brand. This is a part-time position, the number of hours per week and contract duration are somewhat flexible. The ideal candidate will be available 10 hours a week for a three to six month duration with opportunity to extend.

To learn more about ResearchEd and our work visit www.research-ed.org

Requirements

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Communications Editorial Lead
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, 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 over fifteen years of field leadership and we maintain a strong entrepreneurial spirit that embraces teamwork and innovation.

If you want to join a team of talented and committed professionals within a fast-paced and collaborative culture, this is the place for you.

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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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Daily News Reporter
The Post and Courier

The Post and Courier, winner of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service and a Pulitzer finalist four times since 2013, is looking for a daily news reporter for its Education Lab in South Carolina.

We deeply value our relationship with our readers, and we believe in the old-school idea that investing in our journalism will lead to more readers and more revenue. Our community has taken notice. Thanks to charitable donations to our nonprofit journalism fund, the Education Lab has funding for the next three years.

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Education Reporter
Honolulu Civil Beat

Overview

We’re seeking someone with a deep understanding of education policy who can zero in on difficult issues with an eye toward innovative solutions that might improve education in the islands. Understanding the budget, the role of the teachers union, politics and local culture will be key. On a practical level, effective investigative reporting and deft writing will be crucial to this work — we’re not looking for a typical schools “beat” reporter.