The News & Observer’s roots go back to 1865, when its predecessor The Sentinel was launched to expose corruption in the Reconstruction era. Among the News & Observer’s many awards are three Pulitzer Prizes, including the 1996 gold medal for public service. The News & Observer is the paper of record in the capital city of North Carolina, covering the statehouse, the legislature and its impact on the lives of all North Carolinians. The newspaper’s mission is to produce fearless and independent public service journalism that gives a voice to underrepresented, unheard groups and communities.
The News & Observer
Location: * South, North Carolina
Beat: Gentrification and legislative accountability, Housing
Position: The housing reporter focuses on the ways that regional growth is changing where and how we live. Significant issues for this reporter are: changes in the cost of housing, availability of affordable housing, gentrification, rental market shifts, and legislative accountability, including relationships between housing developers and lawmakers.
Skills: Writing; DataApply →