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Education Reporter, N.C. Policy Watch

The North Carolina Justice Center, a progressive policy advocacy organization whose mission is to expand opportunity and protect the rights of poor and working individuals and families in North Carolina, is seeking a reporter to work with its media project, N.C. Policy Watch, to cover education issues in North Carolina.

The education reporter will be responsible for providing daily coverage of education news at the State Board of Education, the Department of Public Instruction and the General Assembly, as well as local systems around the state.

The position will report directly to the Director of N.C. Policy Watch and work closely with the N.C. Policy Watch team.

Candidates should have at least 5 years of experience as a journalist, including substantial experience writing about and analyzing education issues. The position requires excellent writing skills, the ability to work against deadlines and experience working in collaboration with diverse organizations and communities. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to social justice, and enjoy contributing to the organization’s mission by supporting the work of others.

The Justice Center is an equal opportunity employer. People of color and individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for available positions. NCJC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnic background, citizenship status, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability. This position is open until filled.

To apply please send your cover letter, resume and list of professional references as a single PDF file that has your name in its title. Your email should have “Education Reporter” in the subject line and be sent to

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