Emily Richmond

Public Editor

Please Note: Emily Richmond is on temporary leave from EWA until June 2023. To learn more, visit here.  

Emily Richmond is the public editor of the Education Writers Association. She coordinates programming and training opportunities for members and provides individualized reporting and writing help to journalists. She also hosts the EWA Radio podcast, and authors EWA’s “The Educated Reporter” blog.

Prior to joining EWA, Emily was the education reporter at the Las Vegas Sun, where she covered local, state, and national issues. Recognition of her work includes a first-place award for feature writing from the Associated Press News Executives Council of Nevada-California. In 2007, she was named Outstanding Journalist of the Year by the Nevada State Press Association. Emily was a 2011 Knight-Wallace Fellow at the University of Michigan. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Wellesley College and a master’s in journalism from Stanford University.