• Full Time
  • Idaho

Website Idaho Education News

Closing Date: December 20, 2022

Education Reporter

Idaho Education News is seeking an experienced journalist who wants to investigate Idaho’s most pressing education issues and hold the powerful accountable.

This full-time position includes reporting on the people who influence state government and public education, including elected officials, lobbyists, and state agency leadership.

This is a great job for a journalist who wants to make a difference in the world.

Our downtown Boise office is walking distance from the state Capitol, State Department of Education and State Board of Education.

We offer an attractive compensation package, including a competitive salary, healthcare and retirement benefits.

Most importantly, this is a workplace where a journalist has the time and support to do award-winning work. We are building a new kind of journalism – entrepreneurial and public-service oriented – and a new kind of civic reporting. We also are building a new kind of work environment for a journalist – one that is flexible and focused on strengths and interests. Our support team includes a full-time data analyst, who collects and mines data for journalists, and a managing editor with more than 30 years of experience.

About Idaho Education News

Idaho Education News is a non-profit online news source that provides statewide awareness of critical issues that have an impact on Idaho’s children and their future.

We are award-winning journalists who dig for and shine a light on education data. We demand transparency. We hold lawmakers and educators accountable for taxpayer dollars and student achievement.

Idaho Education News has seven full-time employees with an office in Downtown Boise, Idaho, and a bureau in East Idaho.

Our websites – IdahoEdNews.org and IdahoEdTrends.org – are free of advertising and paywalls and they have more than 1 million visitors a year.

Apply by sending your resume and a cover letter to:  jschrader@idahoednews.org


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To apply for this job email your details to jschrader@idahoednews.org