Louis Freedberg
Executive Director


  • Education reform
  • Los Angeles Unified School District

Louis Freedberg is executive director of EdSource. For more than two decades, Freedberg has analyzed and reported on local, state and national education policy. Before joining EdSource, Freedberg was the founding director of California Watch at the Center for Investigative Reporting. He spent 15 years at the San Francisco Chronicle, where he was an award-winning education reporter, Washington correspondent, columnist and member of the editorial board. He has a doctorate in social anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley and a bachelor’s degree in child development from Yale University.