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.
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
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
Washington Post: ‘A community deserves options’: Why these Black journalists launched their own publication
In June 2020, as protests erupted nationwide following the murder of George Floyd, Lauren Williams and Akoto Ofori-Atta accelerated a conversation they had been having for nearly a decade. Their new site, the nonprofit Capital B, launched Monday morning with $9 million in philanthropic backing and a staff of 16.
Last month, after learning the co-working space they were leasing was about to permanently close, staff members at the Fort Worth Report had less than a business day to move out. Today, its staff has a new temporary home: Texas Wesleyan’s Jack Morton Business Accelerator.