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

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to celebrate the culture, history and contributions of Hispanic and Latino people throughout the country each year, from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. Latinos have historically been absent in popular culture and news media. Today, only 11 percent of news analysts, reporters, and journalists identify as Latino, despite the