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The American Journalism Project is a venture philanthropy organization that supports social entrepreneurs in building sustainable nonprofit news organizations where they live. We value diversity and equity, and our team and our grantees reflect the communities we serve. Our open positions are below. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.


Location: Washington, D.C. or New York, NY

AJP seeks a CEO with a unique blend of commercial savvy, leadership capability, and passionate understanding of the importance of independent local journalism. They will have a proven track record of scaling an organization and driving entrepreneurial achievement.

Associate, Operations

Location: Washington, D.C.

This new position will support our day-to-day operations and our rapidly growing team. You will work on projects big and small to further AJP’s work and help us serve our grantees and stakeholders with excellence, humility and greater impact.

Associate, Development

Location: Washington, D.C.; Los Angeles, California; Detroit, Michigan; or New York, NY

The Development Associate will support AJP’s fundraising and strategic partnerships. You’ll touch nearly every part of the development and fundraising efforts of AJP and help develop a new story about the essential role of philanthropy in nonprofit news.

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