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Student Life Reporter (hybrid)

Inside Higher Ed, Washington, D.C.

Work at Inside Higher Ed

Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits

Salary min: $50,000

Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)

Duration: Full-Time


Inside Higher Ed, the leading national daily online publication about the complex and compelling world of higher education, seeks an enterprising, intellectually curious reporter to fill a key beat covering student life.

The student life reporter examines such contested and provocative issues as student mental health; campus tensions over race, gender, class and politics; sexual violence; academic integrity; career preparation, and intercollegiate athletics.

Our reporters mix beat reporting, analysis and creative approaches to telling stories; candidates should be able to juggle multiple articles at once, and should like to dig deeply and to learn. Candidates should have at least three years of full-time professional reporting experience; a background covering technology (for the technology position) and/or higher education is a plus. Inside Higher Ed publishes breaking news, features, commentary, blogs and other content (including audio and video) each weekday, and has quickly established itself as an authoritative, independent voice for its 2.5 million unique monthly users and 290,000 e-mail subscribers.

Inside Higher Ed offers competitive pay, good benefits (including heavily subsidized health, dental and life insurance premiums), and 18 days' vacation. Centrally located in downtown D.C.; hybrid work arrangements possible.

Inside Higher Ed is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. We are unable to sponsor for this position. No contract opportunities available.

Reporters at Inside Higher Ed are represented by the Washington-Baltimore News Guild.

If you’re looking for an opportunity to work collaboratively with smart and dedicated colleagues, apply today with your resume, a cover letter outlining your interest in this role, and five clips that show your range and your ability to make the complicated accessible. Apply here.

As an organization Inside Higher Ed is committed to providing a safe work environment for all employees and visitors. This position will require proof of full COVID vaccination prior to employment.

About Inside Higher Ed

Inside Higher Ed isthe preeminent national daily online publication about higher education, serving 2.5 million unique monthly visitors and 290,000 daily newsletter subscribers.

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