Better Know A Media Org: EWA


By Rachel Kaufman Comment

ewa-logo.jpgToday’s organization: Education Writers Association (EWA)

About the organization:

The Education Writers Association (EWA) is the national professional organization of education reporters. EWA was organized in 1947 by a group of newspaper reporters with the intent of improving education reporting to the public…Active members include reporters from print and broadcast media. Associate members include school and college public information officers and writers who work for educational institutions and organizations.

Number of members: 1,000

To join, you must:
Be an education reporter on staff at a publication. Freelance journalists as well as educators and policy-makers may join as associates.

You’ll get:
Free regional workshops
Guidebooks for your beat
In-person and online networking

And for that, you’ll pay:
Active: $75/year
Associate: $100/year
Student: $30/year

We’re almost done with our compilation of professional organizations for mediabistro community members. We’ve been featuring one a day in alphabetical order, and are now backtracking through the alphabet to catch a few we missed the first time around.