NPR’s Nancy Barnes encourages Report for America grads to continue standing up for essential truths: ‘This is a life’s calling’

 NPR’s Nancy Barnes addresses graduating Report for America corps members, May 21, 2022. Report for America corps members, family, friends and staff came together virtually this past weekend to celebrate the graduation of more than 130 journalists from the national service program—its largest ceremony yet. The grads have all completed at least one year

Report for America seeks military veterans

Let’s face it, journalism isn’t exactly the most glamorous of professions. It doesn’t always pay all that well. Not every story is exciting. And the stereotypes that lead to mistrust of the media? We’ll save that for another day. The truth is that journalism is a public service—an opportunity to inform the public while holding

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