Education and Youth Reporter

Vermont Public
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Location: Washington County,
About the Job

Vermont Public is seeking a sharp, talented reporter to build a family-first education and youth beat.

Areas of coverage could include: school infrastructure development, child care, education-related policy in the Vermont Legislature, school consolidation, curriculum development, teacher retention and well-being, higher education and the pandemic achievement gap. This reporter would also report on and with young Vermonters, helping to elevate their voices on our platforms. This is a key role in reaching our strategic goals as an organization including growing the number of 18-to-45-year-olds that engage with Vermont Public’s content.

This position may be located anywhere in Vermont; seeking those interested in reporting outside of Chittenden County near one of our studios in Norwich, Montpelier or Brattleboro.

Experience with audio-based journalism is a plus, but not required. This is a full-time salary-exempt position; compensation ranges from $67,000-76,000 annually, commensurate with experience and education related to the role.

Employer's Approach to Diversity, Equity, & Belonging

Vermont Public is a proud equal opportunity employer

We work diligently to recruit a broad pool of candidates and to hire and promote qualified individuals whose personal experiences, characteristics, and talents reasonably reflect the diversity of the communities served by Vermont Public. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, national origin, place of birth, race, religion, crime-victim status, genetic information, disability, HIV-positive status, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veteran/military service status, health coverage status, and any other protected characteristics recognized, and as defined by, applicable law. Our equal employment opportunities apply to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. We encourage applications from women, global majority groups, veterans, and people with disabilities.

Wage or Salary
$67,000-76,000 annually