The Charleston Gazette-Mail

The Charleston Gazette-Mail, known in West Virginia as “The State Newspaper,” has a nationally recognized history of investigative reporting. Our statewide coverage tells important stories and holds powerful institutions accountable. In 2017, one of our reporters won a Pulitzer Prize for his investigation of drug companies that fueled the nation’s opioid crisis. In 2018, another one

The Charleston Gazette-Mail

The Charleston Gazette-Mail, known in West Virginia as “The State Newspaper,” has a nationally recognized history of investigative reporting. Our statewide coverage tells important stories and holds powerful institutions accountable. In 2017, one of our reporters won a Pulitzer Prize for his investigation of drug companies that fueled the nation’s opioid crisis. In 2018, another one

The Charleston Gazette-Mail

Our new corps members will work as part of  The Charleston Gazette-Mail, known in West Virginia as “The State Newspaper,” has a nationally recognized history of investigative reporting. Our statewide coverage tells important stories and holds powerful institutions accountable. In 2017, one of our reporters won a Pulitzer Prize for his investigation of drug companies

The Charleston Gazette-Mail

Our new corps members will work as part of   The Charleston Gazette-Mail, known in West Virginia as “The State Newspaper,” has a nationally recognized history of investigative reporting. Our statewide coverage tells important stories and holds powerful institutions accountable. In 2017, one of our reporters won a Pulitzer Prize for his investigation of drug companies

100 Days in Appalachia

100 Days in Appalachia is a digital news publication born the day after the 2016 election in response to the national narrative that reduced our region to a handful of narrow stories. Our mission is to share the diverse stories of the 13 states that make up this region, which stretches from the Rust Belt

Caity Coyne

Caity Coyne was the editor-in-chief of West Virginia University’s award-winning, independent student newspaper, The Daily Athanaeum, and a reporting intern at the Charleston Gazette-Mail. Coyne is originally from San Diego, CA, but she found a home in West Virginia as a student. As a RFA corps member and Galloway Fellow, Caity reports on the state’s southern coalfields for

Molly Born

Molly Born, a native of West Virginia, worked for six years at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, where she covered crime, local government, and education. In pursuit of the story, she spent the night at a palatial Hare Krishna commune, reported on location from the middle of a four-lane highway, and (politely) commandeered a passing car to hear the

Emily Allen

As a city hall reporter for the Grand Forks Herald, Emily has spent the last year covering government and politics for communities throughout northeast North Dakota and northwest Minnesota. Earlier, she interned at the Star Tribune in Minneapolis and American Public Media, where she helped produce APM podcasts like Brains On, a science podcast for

Amelia Ferrell Knisely

Amelia covered education and children’s issues for The Tennessean in Nashville. She has written extensively about homelessness and poverty, and she previously served as editor of The Contributor, a nonprofit newspaper sold by people experiencing homelessness. Her writing on the plight of migrant tomato farmers was nominated for an international news award. Originally from West

West Virginia Public Broadcasting

West Virginia Public Broadcasting is a public media dual licensee — it holds the sole statewide PBS and NPR licenses in West Virginia. WVPB covers West Virginia and many of the bordering counties of its five neighboring states. WVPB’s content output is primarily audio, but they also produce video for TV and digital platforms. They