Spectrum Networks brings hyperlocal content to audiences through multimedia and long-form journalism.
Location: Albany, New York
Beat: Digital coverage of farming and food production in upstate NY
Position: From farming in New York’s rural regions, to tourism and jobs in its bedroom communities and urban centers, changes in food production are significantly impacting local economies and ways of life. This beat investigates how developments in farming, technology, supply chains, and delivery impact New York and its rural economies, jobs, and wages. Basing this beat in Albany allows a reporter to follow food production-related policy as it makes its way through the State Capitol.