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

Announcing the Report for America Corps Members for 2020-2021

225 journalists based in 46 states and Puerto Rico.

Reporting with Real Impact

The lack of coverage of health in a poor state like Louisiana means important stories can slip through the cracks. Emily’s coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic is helping to change that.

Emily Woodruff

Emily Woodruff

Report for America corps member

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

Michael Butler

Michael Butler

Report for America corps member

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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: 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
Reporter

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
Newsroom

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.

On the Ground with Report for America Podcast

COMING SOON

The Report for America Podcast is about local reporting on the front lines of the country’s most urgent issues — from immigration to criminal justice to income inequality. To get the latest updates, subscribe to the GroundTruth Podcast.