Report for America corps members are publishing new stories across the U.S. every day. Report Local is a weekly round-up of some of those stories and new developments in our program.
Devna Bose is an education reporter with Chalkbeat in Newark, New Jersey. We checked in on her to ask her about her experience with Report For America, what insights she’s learned on the job and some reporting tips.
“My parents are both teachers and I nearly became one myself, so when I’m talking to educators or parents I bring that up to show that this is something that I’m truly passionate about.” —Devna bose
Also Reporting For America in this issue:
🕯️ Lights out: California utility shuts down power for more than 500,000 customers (Bonus: A dispatch from the ground from Chico Enterprise-Record reporter Camille von Kaenel)
⚠️ Vaping health scare
🧠 It’s Mental Health Awareness Week