Education Reporter
The Seattle Times

The Seattle Times has a temporary, one-year opening for a reporter to cover K-12 education and the Seattle schools.

Education coverage is one of the Seattle Times’ top priorities. This is a great opportunity for a candidate with a minimum of 2-3 years experience and a proven track record as a beat reporter who can develop enterprise and watchdog stories. We want a reporter who knows how to dig deep but can also write compelling stories for A1. Strong multi-media skills and experience covering education are big pluses.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Two to three years experience as a beat reporter.
  • Undergraduate degree.
  • Must have own vehicle with auto insurance for work-related visits to other sites or other reliable means of transportation available with little notice.

To apply, submit the following materials via our online application at:

  • Cover letter (uploaded to your application as an attachment)
  • Resume (uploaded to your application as an attachment)
  • Names of three references familiar with your work (with at least one reference being a former manager or supervisor)
  • Five samples of your reporting work, preferably attached as a Word or PDF file. You are welcome to use URLs to link to your clips, provided the content is not behind a paywall. To do so, collect the URLs in a single Word document and upload it when prompted.

After completing the online application, choose the “Edit Your Profile” option to submit your attachments.

Please note: file size limit is 4MB (4,000KB)

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