Nora Fleming has nearly 15 years of experience in the media, writing and communications fields. As an editor at Edutopia, Nora develops ideas for stories and multimedia content, writes and edits articles, and manages a bank of national writers. Before arriving at Edutopia, Nora was the editorial director at Fenton, a social change communications firm, where she worked across the agency managing content and multimedia projects for leading foundations, nonprofits, and advocacy organizations. Previously, she served as a reporter at Education Week, the leading national news publication on K-12 education policy, and as an editorial manager on a winning California State Senate campaign. She has also held positions as a development and communications manager for children’s policy nonprofit, an education beat reporter in Los Angeles, and a communications and marketing associate for small business. After her undergraduate studies, Nora served in AmeriCorps as a college counselor at a low-income middle school in East L.A.
Nora holds a master's degree from George Washington University in Media and Public Affairs with a concentration in Education Policy. She earned her bachelor's degree, with double major in Journalism and American Studies from Emory University in Atlanta, where she worked for a local publication and as the photography editor of her college newspaper.