Keeping the faith: Report for America looks to strengthen communities by bolstering religion coverage

Religion plays a significant role in communities across the country, from shaping lawmakers’ approach to legislation to how people view themselves and their neighbors. Understanding these nuances as a journalist can be difficult, especially when many local newsrooms struggle to maintain dedicated coverage of any beat, let alone religion. Report for America is building a

Report for America opens newsroom applications, expands opportunity to hire more journalists

Report for America announced today that applications are now open for news organizations interested in partnering to host emerging and experienced journalists in their newsrooms for up to three years, beginning next summer.  Report for America is a national service program that places talented journalists—corps members—into local newsrooms to report on under-covered issues and communities.