Report Local — Issue No. 7

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 significant public service journalism from local news organizations across the...

Corps Member Q&A: Carlos Ballesteros of the Chicago Sun-Times

Carlos Ballesteros is a Report for America corps member and Chicago native who covers the city's south and west sides at the Chicago Sun-Times. His stories run the gamut of community issues including development,...

Kim Kleman, former editor of Consumer Reports, to become National Director

Report for America announced today the hiring of Kim Kleman, the former Editor-in-Chief of Consumer Reports, to become National Director of the program. Kleman has an esteemed career as an editorial leader and teacher. She...

Alison Bethel McKenzie joins Report for America as Director of Corps Excellence

Report for America announced today the hiring of Alison Bethel McKenzie, the former executive director of the Society for Professional Journalists, as the Director of Corps Excellence. McKenzie has been a respected leader at the...

Report for America Announces 61 Corps Members Placed in 50 Local News Organizations

NEW YORK—After a highly competitive search, Report for America has announced the selection and placement of its 2019 class: 61 reporters in 50 local news organizations across 28 states and Puerto Rico. Check out the...

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 public service journalism from across the country, Report Local showcases...

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...

Report Local — Issue No. 5

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 across...

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...

Corps Member Q&A: Alexandra Watts of Mississippi Public Broadcasting

Alexandra Watts is a Report for America corps member who covers the Delta for Mississippi Public Broadcasting. Her stories touch on a variety of issues that imapct daily life in the region, with some...