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Georges Media Group seeks a state education editor

November 2, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Georges Media Group, the largest media organization in Louisiana, seeks a state K-12 education editor for its brands The Advocate, The Times-Picayune, The Acadiana Advocate and the Shreveport-Bossier Advocate.

The education editor is a player-coach position that is expected to edit and produce stories about the impact of education policies on K-12 students and educators; student performance, including achievement among different student populations and services provided to those populations; school board politics, the Louisiana Department of Education, the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education; and local public schools, among other topics.

You should be dedicated to helping reporters grow in their craft, have strong communication skills and a good bedside manner, and have strong news judgment. You will also be expected to collaborate across teams. It’s a bonus if you have education reporting/editing experience.

Georges Media Group is fiercely committed to our mission: to create impactful journalism that is indispensable to readers and advertisers. Our local news coverage, produced in four distinct markets, aims to hold the powerful accountable, unite our communities, and celebrate Louisiana.

Preferred qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or a related field
  • 5 to 10 years of reporting experience. Bonus if you have education reporting experience or past editing experience.
  • Exceptional communication and organization skills.
  • A genuine passion for education reporting and a commitment to informing the community about critical education issues

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