• Full Time
  • Atlanta

Website The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Closing Date: December 19, 2022

Education Reporter

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is seeking an ambitious, experienced reporter to cover K-12 schools in metro Atlanta. An ideal fit for this job is someone who is comfortable covering school boards and leadership at the school level in addition to engaging parents and students and getting to know their issues and their aspirations. The person who assumes this position must be adept at evaluating education policy and programming and watchdogging whether decisions made by school leaders yield results.

Education is highly regulated, therefore, a successful candidate for this job must hold a clear understanding of how local education governance is influenced by state and federal policies and must also understand how to navigate those bureaucracies.



  • College degree preferred.


  • 5 years of professional journalism experience preferred.
  • Beat reporting experience preferred.
  • Proven record of serving audiences in a fast-paced, productive environment that is shaped by research, audience metrics and audience needs in print and in digital.
  • Excellent communication skills with a collaborative attitude.
  • Demonstrated ability to produce accountability journalism.

Interface Requirements

  • Other newsroom journalists, sources, public officials.

Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO).


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