Report for America helps local newsrooms plug holes in their coverage. We’re accepting applications now, through Sept. 30, from newsrooms that want us to help them find great reporters, for under-covered communities or topics, and pay half their salary. Many of the beats of our 300 journalists, working in more than 200 newsrooms, are what
Apply to our pilot program for experienced journalists!
You’ve accomplished a lot in your long career—and now what? Maybe you dream of going back to your roots: signing on with a local newsroom to bring all your experience to bear reporting on an important subject, long under-covered. Perhaps you are interested in doing some editing and mentoring, too, to help emerging journalists grow
What’s new at Report for America for the 2021-2022 service year
Newsrooms and journalists, you asked—and we heard you. We’re trying to improve our program all the time, so thanks to your insightful feedback we’ve made the following changes as we kick off this year’s newsroom application process: We’re offering a third year in the program. Up to now, Report for America has been a two-year program.