Posted On: March 19, 2018
Media Organization: Report for America
Report for America is the only nonprofit journalism initiative in the U.S. that combines public service with its mission to cover the news. Launched in 2017 and donor-financed, Report for America is creating a new, sustainable system that strengthens communities and journalism.
Our mission is to deploy talented, service-oriented journalists into undercovered areas, provide Americans with the information they need to improve their communities, hold powerful institutions accountable, and rebuild trust in the media.
Report for America is an initiative of The GroundTruth Project, an award-winning nonprofit media organization with an established track record of training and supporting teams of emerging journalists around the world and in the US.
Emerging journalists are invited to participate in a program that seeks to strengthen local media.
Report For America (RFA), a project funded by journalists Charles Sennott and Steven Waldman with support from The GroundTruth Project, Google News Lab and others, will place journalists in local newsrooms in under-covered corners of America.
RFA is looking for reporting corps members to spend one year in a local newsroom, with the opportunity to renew.
The selected journalists will attend an intensive advanced training on Google tools taught by Google News Lab, covering municipal finance and solutions journalism.
Report for America is currently recruiting emerging, local journalists. Apply here: https://www.reportforamerica.org/apply-2/