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We’re an entrepreneurial team working to reshape the future of local news in our country. We’re passionate about journalism, civic engagement, and how local news plays a unique role in shaping our democracy. We’re a remote team helping build and grow sustainable local nonprofit news organizations all over the country.

American Journalism Project was honored among Fast Company’s most innovative companies for 2023:

Explore current open roles at the American Journalism Project and jobs in our community below and learn more about how we support our team.

  • The American Journalism Project’s Director, Philanthropic Partnerships stewards a portfolio of supporters and funders, and forges new relationships to build AJP’s visibility, impact, and financial resources.
  • The American Journalism Project is seeking an outstanding coalition-builder and strategist to oversee large-scale, complex efforts to transform local news in markets across the country through our Local Philanthropy Partnerships program.
  • The American Journalism Project is seeking a Vice President of Newsroom Strategy for its Startup Studio team to guide, shape, and ensure the successful creation of new local newsrooms around the country, and to play a critical role in catalyzing excitement for and investment in local news.
  • The American Journalism Project is accepting applications for a 3-month internship program with our broader advancement team, which is comprised of the philanthropy and communications team. 
  • Is your perfect role not on the list? The American Journalism Project is always looking for unique talent to be a part of our organization and the larger field of local civic news. If you are interested in joining in our work — or that of our grantees and partners — to establish and sustain local journalism as a public good, please share your information with us. We’ll be in touch if we think you’re a fit for a position that comes available.

Interested in a role in the field? Openings in our portfolio: