The kids are alright

Erin McIntyre and Mike Wiggins form a formidable wife-husband local journalism team who are now entering the space of donor-funded journalism. The pair left daily newspaper jobs in 2019 and bought a 1,500-circ weekly in rural Ouray, Colo. — The Ouray County Plaindealer. They are the only two full-timers on staff due to their budget,

Report for America Partners With 58 Leading Journalists on Mentor Program

New York, NY – Report for America (RFA), a national service program that places emerging journalists into local news organizations to report on under-covered issues, has partnered with nearly six dozen, award-winning journalists to launch RFA’s Mentorship Program. The inaugural volunteer program pairs veteran journalists from print, digital, radio, television, academic and non-profit newsrooms with

TV Beats in 2020-2021

Report for America is offering 11 positions in innovative local TV stations around the country — covering crucially important beats. Apply here; the deadline is Jan. 31.   Detroit Public Television — Michigan: 1) Threats to safe drinking water; 2) Early childhood education in metro Detroit Kansas City PBS — Missouri: Rural issues in Missouri

Radio Beats in 2020-2021

For emerging journalists interested in working in radio, Report for America’s group of 2020-2021 host newsrooms comprises more opportunities than ever before — 37 open positions in public radio stations across the country.  Applications are being accepted now until Jan. 31   WFPL 89.3 News Louisville — Kentucky: Southern Indiana WESA 90.5 — Pennsylvania: Johnstown