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Writer/Reporter
LRP Publications, Inc.

LRP Publications, Inc. has been an industry-leading provider of multimedia solutions for business and education professionals for over three decades, offering world-class content and exceptional customer service. LRP’s customers receive the guidance, knowledge and tools they need in the format they want.

LRP is seeking a Writer/Reporter to develop timely, advice-driven articles for its Title1Admin® website and accompanying newsletter, Title I Report/Title I Monitor. Our products provide high-quality, in-depth information, practical advice and news to Title I administrators at the state and local levels. The Writer/Reporter works within an assigned subject area to translate national education department policy, the latest research and proven innovative solutions and ideas into usable, ready-to-implement best practice content for administrators.

The ideal candidate will possess demonstrated interviewing skills and the ability to write clearly and concisely. Specifically, the Writer/Reporter will:

  • Learn about our readers and the issues that concern them to independently generate story ideas to meet their needs; gain an understanding of Title I regulations and policy changes
  • Conduct extensive phone interviews with key education experts, decision-makers, researchers, analysts, legislators and service providers to elicit advice-driven information; develop and maintain a pool of expert sources in the field
  • File a minimum of four articles per week
  • Contribute to a monthly publication plan using feedback from sources and observations of trends/emerging issues
  • Visit successful schools occasionally throughout the year to uncover best practices; attend Company conferences as needed

Position Requirements:

  • 4-year college degree
  • 2 years of reporting experience with proven ability to generate story ideas and interview expert sources by phone
  • Demonstrated knowledge of AP Style
  • Experience working under tight deadlines
  • Proven ability to write clearly and concisely and appropriately structure stories
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office
  • Ability to report to the Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., office during normal business hours

Desired Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Adobe InDesign
  • Experience with a local school system, either in a teaching or an administrative role
  • Familiarity with Title I
  • Experience reporting on the federal or state legislative or administrative branches; experience reporting on education at the federal, state or local level
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work independently

LRP is committed to providing a challenging and cooperative work environment where each employee is treated as a valued resource. In addition to a stable and supportive work environment, we provide:

  • Comprehensive insurance coverage
  • 401(k) retirement savings account with employer match
  • Paid holidays and vacation
  • Business casual attire

As an EO/AA employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran, or disability status.


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