Associate Producer, Education

PBS NewsHour

Washington, District of Columbia

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Date Posted November 01, 2021
Industry Other
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Job Status Full-time
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Associate Producer, Education

Full-time, Grant funded – 1 year (potential for renewal)

Reports to: Education Producer



As our Education Associate Producer, you’ll write content for NewsHour Classroom, including stories, lessons, class activities and headlines, and manage our social media accounts. You’ll keep our website up-to-date and do periodic quality control checks.


You will be fluent in our website platforms, creating strong instructional resources around current events and issues, news, civics and media literacy. You will have familiarized yourself with NewsHour Classroom’s mission, work, educational resources and work with the Education Producer to learn our production priorities. You’ll be working with Classroom’s partners to share and upload content and generating social media posts and other forms of communications that engage the viewer and showcase Classroom’s content.   


You are a valued team member who consistently writes, edits and publishes education content at the highest levels. Your work maintains high editorial and integrity standards. You’re a support for teachers across the country. You’ve contributed new ideas for creating and delivering Classroom content that engages young learners and teachers, especially in the areas of media literacy and civics. You understand the needs of Classroom’s audience through social media and feedback opportunities that help to build Classroom’s audience.   


Proof of full dosage of a COVID-19 vaccination is required for all positions that will be working onsite, or may reasonably or occasionally be called to work onsite.



With roots in public service journalism beginning in 1973, the PBS NewsHour today is on a mission to bring balanced, in-depth news coverage to all. Innovative and fast-paced, life at the NewsHour is focused on collaboration, trust, and above all, enterprising important, considered news. NewsHour is unique in that the team is small and tight-knit, and must accomplish what no other daily news organization does: be the gold-standard of reporting for a nightly, hour-long broadcast, and to crucial digital platforms.

You’ll enjoy working at the NewsHour if you enjoy contributing to meaningful reporting, working on small teams in which your ideas are not just valued but vital, and pushing yourself to grow your skills every day.

We know there are great candidates who may have skills we haven’t thought about.   If that’s you, don’t hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself. We also encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including people of color, LGBTQ+ people, veterans and people with disabilities. 

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