The crisis in journalism has become a crisis for our democracy.

We are calling on a new generation of journalists to serve in community news organizations across the country.

It is time to Report for America.

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.

Want to help save democracy?

Join the Movement

REPORTER

RFA corps members report in local newsrooms across America, including newspaper, radio, TV and digital outlets. They report on under-covered issues and communities.

NEWSROOM

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.

SUPPORTER

If you would like to donate, click here.  Or explore the other ways you may be able to help support Report for America. RFA is an initiative of The GroundTruth Project.