The CO Pod, the leading source for news, commentary and analysis about higher education, seeks an enterprising, creative journalist to join its editorial team as a general assignment reporter.

The reporter will cover a wide range of issues about an industry in transition, including the continuing impact of the pandemic on colleges, students and employees; diversity, equity and inclusion; and institutional efforts to survive and thrive.

The CO Pod engages in authoritative journalism that provides a mix of news, enterprise and analysis. 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.

The CO Pod 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 1.4 million unique monthly users and 120,000 daily e-mail subscribers.

The CO Pod offers competitive pay, good benefits (including heavily subsidized health, dental and life insurance premiums), and 18 days’ paid time off plus federal holidays. Centrally located in downtown D.C. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and five strong clips to [email protected] or by mail to:

The CO Pod is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. We are unable to sponsor visa holders for this position. No contract opportunities available.

To apply, please email [email protected] with your résumé, a cover letter outlining your interest in this role, and five clips that show your range and your ability to make the complicated accessible.

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The CO Pod is the go-to platform created by teachers, for teachers to access the community, content, and tools they need to teach at their best. Founded in 2006, The CO Pod provides a marketplace for teachers to exchange instructional materials and access easy-to-use digital tools.

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