“A Part of Something Revolutionary”

Sliding into DMs, an unconventional workspace and excitement for bison Stefania Lugli first learned about Report for America as a digital intern with our nonprofit home, The GroundTruth Project. Most of her work involved supporting corps members with their dispatches. Within weeks, she knew she wanted to be a corps member. “I was determined to

“I’m Really Glad I Found Them”

In a tumultuous year of reporting, a corps member finds solace in her service project. So much has happened in Minnesota since Zoë Jackson joined The Star Tribune as a Report for America corps member last summer. She was meant to cover young voters and politics, and soon became a COVID-19 reporter as well. Now,

Amid a Pandemic, Driven by a Desire to Serve

Camille von Kaenel is a 2019-20 Report for America corps member, covering wildfire recovery for the Chico-Enterprise Record in Northern California, focusing on a region that was devastated by 2018’s deadly Camp Fire. As of June 2020, she is covering growth and development in San Diego County’s backcountry for inewssource.  “I wish I knew that

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Report for America announces support from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to further diversity in local reporting

NEW YORK – In 2020, Report for America will continue its ambitious work to place its most diverse corps yet, with new support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.    This new partnership will fuel Report for America’s efforts to quadruple its reach, fielding 250 corps members, and furthering a track record and mission-critical goal

Report for America newsrooms raise nearly $1 million in 2019 through local philanthropy

NEW YORK — Today, Report for America announced its 2019 partner newsrooms quadrupled the program’s goals for local fundraising in 2019, raising more than $800,000 from more than 1,150 local donors, and nearly $1 million when including partners running public radio campaigns. Report for America, an initiative of The GroundTruth Project, leverages a three-to-one regional