A roster of award-winning journalists will produce investigative, data and engagement journalism to serve the people of Cuyahoga County, including those affected by its criminal justice system.
The NABJ Salute to Excellence Awards honors journalism and communications that best cover the Black experience or address issues affecting the worldwide Black community. WFAE was honored in the investigative category.
Sahan Journal to be honored with Rising Star Award from Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press celebrates the accomplishments of leaders in the news media and legal fields whose work embodies the values of the First Amendment. At the October 11, 2022 awards, Sahan Journal and founder/CEO Mukhtar M. Ibrahim will be honored.
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press’ 2022 honorees include PBS’ Judy Woodruff; awards to be presented at October event
Debra Turner Bailey, Douglas Handy and Penda Howell have joined WFAE as chief people officer, chief financial officer and chief revenue officer, respectively. The positions focus on employee engagement, finance and new revenue streams. Turner Bailey’s and Howell’s positions are new to WFAE.
Chalkbeat, the nonprofit news outlet that covers education at the local level, has raised $3.1 million to permanently launch a separate newsroom called Votebeat, which will be dedicated to covering voting at the local level.
KERA News and the Fort Worth Report are excited to announce a collaboration to better serve diverse North Texas communities with local news and arts and culture journalism. The two organizations will work together to cover the most critical stories affecting Fort Worth and Tarrant County.
"And one encouraging trend has been a number of nonprofit newsrooms beginning to pop up in places like Baltimore, Houston, my hometown of Chicago, all aimed at providing essential coverage of what’s happening locally and in statehouses. And that’s an example of how new models of journalism are possible."
Crutchfield will lead Cleveland’s local news team and community-based journalism.
After a five-month open search, the Ohio Local News Initiative, a new nonprofit organization that has raised more than $6 million to serve Ohio, announced today it has hired its founding Cleveland Editor in Chief. Lila Mills, a bold innovator with a deep connection to Cleveland neighborhoods, will use her experience in community building and jour