Emily Richmond

Public Editor

Emily Richmond is the public editor of the Education Writers Association. She coordinates programming and training opportunities for members and provides individualized reporting and writing help to journalists. She also hosts the EWA Radio podcast, and authors EWA’s “The Educated Reporter” blog.

Prior to joining EWA, Emily was the education reporter at the Las Vegas Sun, where she covered local, state, and national issues. Recognition of her work includes a first-place award for feature writing from the Associated Press News Executives Council of Nevada-California. In 2007, she was named Outstanding Journalist of the Year by the Nevada State Press Association.

Emily was a 2023 Spencer Education Fellow at Columbia University, and 2011 Knight-Wallace Fellow at the University of Michigan. She has a master’s degree in creative nonfiction from Goucher College, a master’s degree in journalism from Stanford University, and a bachelor’s degree from Wellesley College.