Leah Clapman

  • Managing Editor, Education
  • PBS NewsHour

Leah Clapman is the Managing Editor of Education. In 2009, she created Student Reporting Labs, a video journalism training initiative in over 160 schools and 46 states that translates NewsHour values of excellence, responsibility and trust into an innovative project-based learning program. She founded NewsHour Extra, which provides lesson plans and PBS Learning Media curricula for teachers, and helped launch and manage “Making the Grade,” the NewsHour’s weekly focus on education issues, policy and practice, and “Rethinking College,” the NewsHour’s annual series on change and innovation in higher ed.