Journalist Advisory Board

Overview

Journalist Advisory Board

The Education Writers Association's Journalist Advisory Board is a group of accomplished journalists who help EWA carry out its mission to strengthen the community of education writers and improve the quality of education coverage to better inform the public.

Formed in September 2012, the panel provides input and feedback on a range of membership and programming questions. Such topics include efforts to improve member engagement, EWA’s events, the National Awards for Education Reporting, and online resources aimed at bolstering education journalists’ skills and knowledge.

The Education Writers Association’s Journalist Advisory Board is a group of accomplished journalists who help EWA carry out its mission to strengthen the community of education writers and improve the quality of education coverage to better inform the public.

Formed in September 2012, the panel provides input and feedback on a range of membership and programming questions. Such topics include efforts to improve member engagement, EWA’s events, the National Awards for Education Reporting, and online resources aimed at bolstering education journalists’ skills and knowledge.

Information

2019-20 Journalist Advisory Board

Members of the advisory board are appointed by the president of the EWA Board of Directors and serve two-year terms. The 2019-2020 EWA Journalist Advisory Board consists of 13 members from a mix of regional and national media organizations.

Jenny Abamu
WAMU

Autumn Arnett
U.S. News and World Report

Timothy Chipp
Abilene Reporter-News

Leah Clapman
PBS NewsHour

Nic Garcia
The Denver Post

Larry Gordon
EdSource

Benjamin Herold
Education Week

Barbara Kantrowitz
Columbia Journalism School

Robert Moore
Freelance

Linda Shaw
Solutions Journalism Network

Jennifer Swindell
Idaho Education News

Michael Vasquez
The Chronicle of Higher Education

Liz Willen
The Hechinger Report