Report for America, Local Media Association announce partnership to advance newsroom sustainability

Report for America, Local Media Association and Meta Journalism Project announced a new partnership to catalyze philanthropic and business model innovation for local newsrooms.  Support from Meta Journalism Project will enable Report for America and Local Media Association to offer 20 local newsrooms a six-month best practices course on philanthropy, grants, membership and subscriptions, branded

Here’s a deadline you want to beat! Report for America offers early consideration for prospective corps members

Since becoming Report for America’s director of admissions, I’ve quickly learned that journalists are deadline driven. But if you’re thinking about answering the call to serve in our reporting and photography corps, you might want to get your application in today! Yes, you have until Jan. 31, but for the first time we are offering

Google helps Report for America go global, increase sustainability for 270 local news outlets across U.S.

Report for America, and its new sister program, Report for the World, will grow to new heights in 2022 thanks to a partnership with Google News Initiative.  Support from Google News Initiative — including a grant and global training resources — will help expand the programs’ footprint in Brazil, India, and Nigeria, while also supporting

Report for America adds 70 newsrooms, opens applications for more reporters

Nonprofit service program looks to grow reporting corps to 325 in 2022 (See the newly-selected newsrooms and beats here) Report for America today announced the selection of nearly 70 new host newsroom partners, while opening applications for approximately 150 new reporting corps positions, to help the national service program continue its growth, replace program graduates, and

‘Barren Mile’ exposes food apartheid in Black communities

Four Black-owned media companies—New York Amsterdam News, The St. Louis American, Black Voice News and the Atlanta Voice, in collaboration with Report for America—have joined together to produce “The Barren Mile: COVID-19 and the fight against food apartheid,” the first collaborative national enterprise story by multiple Black publications since the 1960s. “The Barren Mile,” which