Managing Editor, Education, U.S. News & World Report@usnews
Monday, Nov. 18, 2019 • 2:45 PM–4:00 PM
Anita Narayan is the managing editor of Education at U.S. News. She oversees a team of editors, reporters, freelancers and bloggers producing online editorial content for prospective students and parents. She has also served as a project manager of U.S. News’ education rankings franchises, such as Best Colleges, Best Graduate Schools, Best High Schools and Best Global Universities, and continues to play a role in each annual release.
While at U.S. News, Narayan has appeared on higher education panels, such as at the College Media Conference and Business Access Media Conference; on the radio, such as CBS National Radio and WTOP-DC; and in recorded and live appearances, such as for CBS Interactive, Yahoo! and Voice of America—China. She also serves on the board of directors for Educational Credential Evaluators, a private, nonprofit organization based in Milwaukee whose mission is to ensure that educational qualifications are recognized across borders.
Prior to joining U.S. News in 2010, Narayan oversaw marketing for a Beijing-based travel firm; led international student recruitment tours for U.S. university admissions officers; and reported and edited for a China-focused business news website. As an international student, she earned a bachelor’s in international studies and English from Ohio Wesleyan University and a master’s in Asian Studies from George Washington University. You can connect with her on LinkedIn or email her.