INNOVATIVE NEWSROOMS — APPLY NOW
Applications are now open to local news organizations that want to host talented Report for America journalists for the class of 2019. These corps members can dramatically improve reporting on under-covered issues and communities. Our application is simple. Just tell us about your reporting gaps, and how you’d use a new reporter to fill them. Apply by October 31.
A CALL TO PUBLIC SERVICE FOR JOURNALISTS
Report for America is a new model to strengthen communities through great local journalism.
We place talented emerging journalists into local newsrooms to report on under-covered communities and issues. We are looking for reporters with great skills, character and commitment to public service journalism. And we seek news organizations ready to deploy these journalists to dramatically improve local coverage and the public trust of the news media.
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Join the Movement
RFA corps members report in local newsrooms across America, including newspaper, radio, TV and digital outlets. They report on under-covered issues and communities.
RFA newsrooms host between one and five reporters for a year at a time, covering stories and beats, important to their community and that would otherwise go uncovered.