Paul Fain

Paul Fain

Journalist

The Job newsletter

Paul Fain is a journalist focused on the nexus between education and work. He writes The Job, a newsletter that explores those issues, and co-founded a related weekly publication, Work Shift. From 2011 to 2020, Fain was a reporter and editor at Inside Higher Ed. He oversaw the news outlet’s coverage of low-income students, college completion, community colleges, federal policy and emerging models of higher education.