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We’re looking for two dynamic and experienced journalists to join The Conversation team based in Boston.

Are you passionate about local and community media, excited by ideas journalism and entrepreneurial? The Project Manager - Newspaper Outreach will lead a pilot initiative funded by the Knight Foundation aimed at bringing the content of The Conversation US to the audiences of Community Newspaper Holdings Inc across 130 communities in 23 states.

Do you know your way around emerging technologies in biomedicine, robotics and computer science? The new Science and Technology Editor will contribute to The Conversation’s daily coverage of the latest academic research about technology and applied science.


The Conversation US (TCUS) is an independent, non-profit media organization that publishes news analysis and commentary written by academics, edited by journalists, and aimed at the general public.

A team of professional editors works with scholars from universities across the US to share their research and to apply their expertise to topical issues. All our content is published under a Creative Commons license: we promote the republication (for free) of our articles to other media organizations. Time, Newsweek, Quartz, The Washington Post and Fortune are among our regular republishers.

Launched in the US in October 2014, The Conversation US joined The Conversation Australia (2011) and The Conversation UK (2013). The Conversation Africa launched in May this year. Worldwide, The Conversation reaches an audience of more than 2.6 million unique readers a month and more than 23 million readers via Creative Commons republication.

For more background on The Conversation please read this feature by Harvard’s Nieman Lab.

The links to job descriptions here: Project Manager - Newspaper Outreach Science and Technology Editor

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