Eileen Grench | The City

 ? The Bronx, New York Davis, California Eileen’s Work Follow Eileen’s reporting here. Bio Eileen is an Olympic fencer-turned-journalist. As a dual Panamanian-American citizen, she competed for the Panamanian team at the 2016 Olympic Games and also won national, Pan-American and World Cup medals. She is currently a fellow at the Global Migration Project at

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

The City

Location: New York, N.Y. About the News Organization: The City is a nonprofit New York digital news outlet dedicated to accountability reporting that serves a wide cross-section of New Yorkers. The push for the site, set to debut in early 2019, came in response to the stark reduction in strong local news sources. The effort,

Q City Metro

Location: Charlotte, N.C. About the News Organization: Qcitymetro.com is a 10-year-old hyperlocal website devoted to providing news and content relevant to the black community in Charlotte, NC. The site was launched because its founder, at the time deputy managing editor at The Observer, realized that black communities across the nation were being left behind in

Honolulu Civil Beat

Location: Honolulu, Hawaii About the News Organization: Honolulu Civil Beat is a digital news site focused on in-depth enterprise and investigative reporting that can have meaningful impact and drive positive change in Hawaii. Civil Beat was started with the aim of filling a void for serious civic affairs reporting in a shrinking media landscape. Civil


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

Centro de Periodismo Investigativo

Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico About the News Organization: Founded in 2007, the Centro de Periodismo Investigativo (CPI) is an independent, non-profit organization promoting news and information access in Puerto Rico through investigative journalism, litigation and journalism training. The CPI is the only entity of its kind in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean dedicated to

Block Club Chicago

Location: Chicago, Ill. About the News Organization: Block Club Chicago is a nonprofit, nonpartisan news organization dedicated to covering Chicago’s neighborhoods. The news organization’s mission is to cover the city through a truly block-level lens that encourages people to get involved at a local level — whether that’s through campaigning for a local school council