Report for America invites foundations, local news leaders to learn more about ‘Community News Funds’

https://d3b9fkm0acb8s3.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/community_news_fund_webinar_april_13th_-_paulette_brown-hinds-1080p-1.mp4 Register today! How can local philanthropy and newsroom leaders create a more sustainable model to save local journalism? Report for America invites community foundations and local newsroom leaders to discuss a major new trend — the creation of “Community News Funds” — during a virtual panel, April 13, at 2 p.m. EDT. The event

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

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

Reporting on the Mississippi River Basin 

Report for America is partnering with the University of Missouri School of Journalism and the Society of Environmental Journalists to offer 10 local newsrooms within the Mississippi River Basin a unique opportunity: the Mississippi River Basin Ag & Water Desk. We’ll help you find excellent reporters to cover water, agriculture and other environmental issues of