Is There A Hole In Your News Coverage? Report For America Wants To Help You Fill It

Orlando-based Spectrum News 13 recognized its coverage was missing a beat. So, in June 2020, it brought on Molly Duerig, a multimedia Report for America (RFA) journalist, who earned her master’s degree from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University, to cover an underreported topic — the central Florida housing crisis. Report for America, a nonprofit national organization that recruits and supports a corps of young reporters around the country, is hoping that more local stations will hire people like Duerig — one of the few RFA journalists to join a TV newsroom.

‘Report For America’ Looking For Emerging Journalists

Scripps Stations Join Report For America Effort

Five stations owned by The E.W. Scripps Co. have been selected as 2020 Report for America (RFA) newsrooms and will host journalists to cover critically important beats in their communities as part of Scripps’ enterprise journalism content strategy. This announcement follows news last week that The Associated Press is adding statehouse reporters in 13 states as part of […]

AP, Report For America To Cover Statehouses

The Associated Press will add a statehouse reporter in 13 states as part of a new partnership with Report for America, the organizations announced Monday.

Report For America Supports Journalism Where Cutbacks Hit Hard