Education Editor (EDI0009)


POLITICO Pro is looking for a dynamic editor to oversee its fast-paced education section. This job would include managing several reporters covering every aspect of federal pre-K, K-12 and higher education policy, with a focus on Capitol Hill and the U.S. Education Department; editing full-length articles and shorter pieces for multiple platforms, including for POLITICO Pro subscribers, the POLITICO print edition, morning newsletters and the POLITICO web site.


Experience in covering and editing national education policy stories and politics at the professional level and an established ability to write clearly and accurately on deadline. The Education Editor will have to have strong management skills and be able to guide and nurture an ambitious team of reporters with varying levels of experience who are expected to break news every day for a sophisticated and demanding readership. Passion for education policy and a love of wonky details is a must. This is an active, hands-on management and editing position that also involves occasionally coordinating with other editors and teams of reporters..

To apply: 
Please send a brief cover letter, résumé, four clips and contact information for three references to, subject line: EDI0009

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