RFA accepting applications to become a mentor for corps members

Report for America is accepting applications to become an RFA mentor and help RFA corps members excel in their roles by providing support and encouragement throughout the year. Mentors are veteran, award-winning journalists from print, broadcast, digital, non-profit news and academia. They represent a diverse group in every aspect of the word and RFA is proud to have them supporting journalism and … More RFA accepting applications to become a mentor for corps members

Report for America announces 2020-21 Indigenous affairs corps members

Native American Journalists Association will train and mentor Indigenous affairs reporters in mainstream outlets across the U.S. Report for America hired six Indigenous reporters and will support 18 total positions focused on Indigenous affairs in outlets across the U.S., as part of the 2020-2021 class. These journalists are part of RFA’s 2020 corps totalling 225 … More Report for America announces 2020-21 Indigenous affairs corps members

The Native American Journalists Association and Report for America take new steps to strengthen reporting in Indigenous communities

NORMAN, Oklahoma — The Native American Journalists Association and Report for America are partnering to support 20 reporting positions across the country that focus on or include Indigenous affairs. This groundbreaking initiative aims to strengthen local journalism in areas where Indigenous peoples play vital roles in the community. Report for America is a national service … More The Native American Journalists Association and Report for America take new steps to strengthen reporting in Indigenous communities

Partial funding offered to address under-covered topics, areas

Host newsrooms sought for subsidized positions Report for America is offering to provide 50 percent subsidized funding for newsrooms to create positions focused on addressing under-covered topics and communities. The outlets will pay the other half of the salary and get to select an individual among the qualified candidates prescreened by the organization. Report for … More Partial funding offered to address under-covered topics, areas