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

 National service program recruits talented, diverse reporters—helps fund salaries 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

NPR’s Nancy Barnes encourages Report for America grads to continue standing up for essential truths: ‘This is a life’s calling’

 NPR’s Nancy Barnes addresses graduating Report for America corps members, May 21, 2022. Report for America corps members, family, friends and staff came together virtually this past weekend to celebrate the graduation of more than 130 journalists from the national service program—its largest ceremony yet. The grads have all completed at least one year

Report for America invites foundations, local news leaders to learn more about ‘Community News Funds’

https://d3b9fkm0acb8s3.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/community_news_fund_webinar_april_13th_-_paulette_brown-hinds-1080p-1.mp4 Register today! How can local philanthropy and newsroom leaders create a more sustainable model to save local journalism? Report for America invites community foundations and local newsroom leaders to discuss a major new trend — the creation of “Community News Funds” — during a virtual panel, April 13, at 2 p.m. EDT. The event

Report for America seeks military veterans

Let’s face it, journalism isn’t exactly the most glamorous of professions. It doesn’t always pay all that well. Not every story is exciting. And the stereotypes that lead to mistrust of the media? We’ll save that for another day. The truth is that journalism is a public service—an opportunity to inform the public while holding

Report for America adds 70 newsrooms, opens applications for more reporters

Nonprofit service program looks to grow reporting corps to 325 in 2022 (See the newly-selected newsrooms and beats here) Report for America today announced the selection of nearly 70 new host newsroom partners, while opening applications for approximately 150 new reporting corps positions, to help the national service program continue its growth, replace program graduates, and