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Caroline W. Hendrie

Education Writers Association
Executive Director

Caroline Hendrie is executive director of the Education Writers Association, the national professional organization for members of the news media who cover education. She leads strategy, development and programming for the Washington-based nonprofit organization in support of its mission to increase the quantity and quality of education coverage to better inform the public. Since Ms. Hendrie joined EWA in mid-2010, the organization has experienced robust growth as it works to reinterpret its vital mission for the digital age. With more than 3,000 members, EWA advances high-quality education journalism through knowledge and skills training, customized reporting support, digital resources, and recognition for exemplary coverage. Ms. Hendrie was herself an award-winning education journalist for more than two decades, with experience covering education from early learning through postsecondary schooling at the local, state, and national levels. She lives outside Washington, D.C., with her husband and their three children.