Report Local — Issue No. 6

Every month, our Report Local newsletter delivers a round-up of impactful journalism to your inbox. With stories from Report for America corps members plus examples of significant public service journalism from local news organizations...

Corps Member Q&A: Samantha Max of The Telegraph

Samantha Max is a Report for America corps member who covers health care and underserved communities in and around Macon, Georgia, for The Telegraph. Her work provides intimate portraits of people who struggle with...

Defending the Public Library in Victoria

VICTORIA, Texas -- The City Council chambers usually feels quiet, and often a little stiff. Council members meet in the same chamber used by the municipal court judge, and it’s apparent. Elected officials sit...

Victoria Advocate

Location: Victoria, Texas About the News Organization: Established in 1846 – the same year the Republic of Texas joined the Union – the Victoria Advocate has a rich tradition of local ownership and stewardship of its community. It was...

Mississippi Today

Location: Ridgeland, Mississippi About the News Organization: Mississippi Today is dedicated to providing Mississippians with reporting that inspires active interest in their state and equips them to engage in community life. About the position: A Report for America corps member...

Mississippi Public Broadcasting

Location: Jackson, Mississippi About the News Organization: Mississippi Public Broadcasting is an eight-station statewide television and radio network. About the position: The Mississippi Delta remains one of the most deprived regions in the country. The Report for America corps member...

The Dallas Morning News

Location: Dallas, TX About the News Organization: The Dallas Morning News is Texas’ largest news organization. About the position: The Report for America corps member will cover the growing communities of second-generation Hispanic immigrants in North Texas so their interests...

Chicago Sun-Times

Location: Chicago, Illinois About the News Organizations: The Chicago Sun-Times is the legendary news voice of Chicago’s working class. The news organization was recently acquired by a diverse consortium of philanthropists, business leaders and Chicago area labor organizations. About the...

West Virginia Public Broadcast

Location: Charleston, W.Va. About the News Organization: West Virginia Public Broadcasting is a public media dual licensee — it holds the sole statewide PBS and NPR licenses in West Virginia. WVPB covers West Virginia...

Seven News Organizations Selected to Host Report for America Corps Members in Mountain West

PART OF SPECIAL EFFORT WITH SOLUTIONS JOURNALISM NETWORK, FUNDED BY THE LOR FOUNDATION AND OTHER FUNDERS  IN NEW MEXICO, MONTANA, IDAHO AND WYOMING March 22, 2019 -- Report for America announced today that seven news...

Yellowstone Public Radio

Location: Billings, Montana About the News Organization: Yellowstone Public Radio, an NPR affiliate, is the largest public radio network in the continental United States. Covering Billings, Bozeman, Helena and the rural areas of Montana and Northern Wyoming,...