Editor and Co-Founder
Inside Higher Ed
Doug Lederman is editor and co-founder of Inside Higher Ed. He helps lead the news organization’s editorial operations, overseeing news content, opinion pieces, career advice, blogs, and other features. Lederman speaks widely about higher education—including on C-Span and National Public Radio and at meetings and on campuses around the country—and his work has appeared in The New York Times and USA Today, among other publications. Lederman was managing editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education from 1999 to 2003. Before that, he had worked at The Chronicle since 1986 in a variety of roles, first as an athletics reporter and editor. He has won three National Awards for Education Reporting from the Education Writers Association, including one in 2009 for a series of Inside Higher Ed articles he co-wrote on college rankings.