About the News Organization: The Times-News is award-winning news organization covering southern Idaho and surrounding areas. Publishing both in print and online, Times-News is dedicated to telling the stories of its eight-county coverage area. We’re dedicated to in-depth reporting, whether it’s about inequality in funding for local elementary schools, exploring the boom in yoga studios or following freshman legislators in Boise. We’re a small paper, but we punch above our weight.
About the Position: The Report for America corps member covers Jerome County and other smaller northern counties, with a special focus on Latino affairs and business, while also keeping an eye on court hearings and city hall. This reporter covers breaking news stories within this coverage gap, and contributes one or two weekly A1 centerpieces and enterprise stories.