The Associated Press is a global news agency that began 172 years ago as a cooperative of five New York City newspapers. With 263 locations in more than 100 countries, AP provides journalism to roughly 15,000 media outlets around the world. AP sets standards for ethics and excellence, and has won 52 Pulitzer Prizes, including the 2016 gold medal for Public Service for an investigation into labor abuses in the seafood industry, reports that freed more than 2,000 slaves. AP’s seven news bureaus in the northeast U.S. provide vital local and regional news to 378 newsrooms.
Beat: State-by-state data journalism to serve legislative reporters nationwide
Position: Working with AP's data journalism team, this journalist collaborates with AP statehouse reporters across the country to produce more data-driven accountability reporting and data distributions that can drive accountability reporting for local news organizations. The beat can be based in any AP bureau.
Reporter: Camille Fassett