Amelia Ferrell Knisely | The Charleston Gazette-Mail

 ? Charleston, West Virginia  Rand, West Virginia  Amelia’s Work Follow Amelia’s reporting here. Bio 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

Devna Bose | Chalkbeat

 ? Newark, New Jersey Philadelphia, Mississippi Devna’s Work Follow Devna’s reporting here. Bio Devna has worked as a multimedia journalist for newspapers across Mississippi. She interned at the Neshoba Democrat, Jackson Free Press, Meridian Star, and Oxford Eagle. She has covered city government, mental health, the LGBTQ+ community and other issues. She attended University of

Samantha Hogan | Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting

 ? Augusta, Maine Killingworth, Connecticut Samantha’s Work Follow Samantha’s reporting here. Bio Samantha covered the statehouse, environment, and agriculture at The Frederick News-Post in Maryland. Her work has been recognized by the Maryland, Delaware and District of Columbia Press Association, including First Place for breaking news; First and Second Place for her pieces on growth

The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead

Location: Fargo, N.D. About the News Organization: The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead has a proud history of serving its audience critical information for more than 130 years. The news organization, the largest in North Dakota, serves community members in both North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota. A Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper, The Forum is continually recognized with awards

The Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting

Location: Augusta, Maine About the News Organization: The Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting is an independent, nonprofit, nonpartisan news organization located in Augusta, Maine. It was founded in 2009 by veteran journalists John Christie and Naomi Schallit to help offset some of the deeper journalism that was quickly evaporating as Maine newspapers slashed staffs.


Location: Newark, N.J. About the News Organization: Chalkbeat is a nonprofit news organization covering one of America’s most important stories: the effort to improve schools for all children, especially those who have historically lacked access to a quality education. Chalkbeat is mission-driven, believing that every child deserves an excellent education and that a strong press