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Local journalism, national service
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Local journalism, national service
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Report for America to pilot ‘experienced corps’ for 2021 newsroom partners

Report for America places talented emerging journalists in local newsrooms to report on under-covered issues and communities.

Reporting with Real Impact

Emily Woodruff reports that Louisiana’s health care facilities are set to receive over a billion dollars of federal coronavirus rescue funds, but the financial toll of the virus in area hospitals could end up being much bigger.

Emily Woodruff

Emily Woodruff

Report for America corps member

New Orleans Advocate Logo

Protests against police brutality have captured national headlines, yet when the chants end it will be local journalists, like Michael Butler in Philadelphia, who must ask, “What’s next?”

Michael Butler

Michael Butler

Report for America corps member


Anchorage Daily News, Anchorage, AK
Associated Press, 18 statehouses throughout U.S.
Baltimore Sun, Baltimore, MD
Casper Star-Tribune, Wind River Reservation, WY
Centro Del Periodismo Investigativo, San Juan, PR
Charleston Gazette-Mail, Charleston, WV
Chicago Sun Times, Chicago, IL
Chico News & Review, Chico, CA
Columbus Dispatch, Columbus, OH
Community Voice, Wichita, KS
Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX
Delaware Public Media, Dover, DE
El Nuevo Herald, Miami, FL
FlintBeat.com, Flint, MI
Fresno Bee, Fresno, CA
Houston Public Media, Houston, TX
Iowa Public Radio, Des Moines, IA
Kansas City PBS, Kansas City, MO
Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting, Louisville, KY
KUER, Salt Lake City, UT
La Noticia, Charlotte, NC
Miami Herald, Miami, FL
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Milwaukee, WI
New Mexico In Depth, Rio Rancho, NM
Oklahoma Watch, Oklahoma City, OK
South Dakota Public Broadcasting, Vermillion, SD
Spokesman-Review, Spokane, WA
Star Tribune, Minneapolis, MN
Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg, FL
Times-Picayune and The Advocate, New Orleans, LA
Traverse City Record-Eagle, Traverse City, MI
WRAL-TV, Raleigh, NC

Our Newsroom Partners

Participating newsrooms partners include nonprofit and for-profit organizations, daily and weekly newspapers, digital only newsrooms, TV and radio stations. They’re in 46 states and Puerto Rico.

On the Ground with Report for America Podcast

Pandemic. Protests. America is on a journey into the unknown. This summer, let our corps members guide you on this voyage. Be sure to subscribe to the GroundTruth Podcast and listen to Episodes 1-6 here.

On the Ground: Reporter Dispatches

These articles provide ‘ground truth’—a sense of place, a feeling for life in the community and a view from the ground.

Become a Corps

We are looking for talented, ethical, insanely hard-working, gutsy, open-minded, service-oriented journalists to inform communities and hold powerful institutions accountable.

Become a Host

We want to partner with local news organizations with excellent editing that are serious about addressing their coverage gaps. We find the reporting talent and pay part of their salary.

Meet our Corps Members

Report for America recruits bring skills, new perspectives and passion to participating newsrooms.