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Education Reporter

Post Date:May 19, 2017Type:Full time
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Location: United States - New York - New York Job Reference:
Job Description:

The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit newsroom that covers inequality and innovation in education, is looking for a reporter to write about innovative trends in education for our website and for collaborations with major news organizations. The writer will work with our team of experienced editors and reporters to develop a new beat for the site that will explore new ways schools are teaching students and trying to tackle achievement gaps. The position will require frequent travel as the writer files dispatches from innovative schools around the country. NYC preferred but negotiable. 

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Minimum Qualifications:        
* Skilled at writing for both print and online audiences
* Comfortable writing perspective and analysis pieces based on in-depth reporting
* Ability to understand and explain data to a general audience
* Experience doing research
* Basic knowledge of national education issues
* Photography/ multimedia experience
* Facility using social media in reporting

Preferred Qualifications:        
* 5+ years experience preferred
* Master's degree in journalism

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Contact Information
The Hechinger Report
Matt Bruderle
475 Riverside Drive, Suite 650
New York, NY 10115
United States
Ph: 2128701088
Fax: 2128701074

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