Education Week, an independent, national source of news on K-12 education, is seeking an experienced contributing writer to help with its coverage of teaching and teacher policy on a part-time, contractual basis. Working with an editor, the contributing writer will be responsible for regular blog coverage as well as full-length articles for print and online. The position also includes opportunities to contribute to video coverage and other multimedia work.
About us: Education Week, published by the nonprofit Editorial Projects in Education, is an influential, multiplatform news organization that serves a national audience of policymakers, administrators, and educators—including 1.3 million monthly online users. For writers, the publication offers both high visibility and high editorial standards.
Our offices are located in Bethesda, Md., a bustling area adjacent to Washington, D.C., though the position does not require the writer to work on-site.
Qualifications: The successful candidate will be an experienced, flexible, and intellectually curious writer who is able to meet deadlines, generate story ideas, and keep on top of news developments in his or her beat. Familiarity with writing for both print and digital platforms (especially blogs and Twitter) is a plus, as well as experience in producing trend, news, and feature articles about K-12 education.
Education Requirements: A bachelor’s degree or higher.
To apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and 2-3 writing samples to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Editorial Projects in Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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