In the news September 28, 2023

WATCH: Catalyzing local philanthropy for local news

In this conversation, Sarabeth Berman, CEO, American Journalism Project, moderated a discussion with Michael Ouimette, Chief Investment Officer at the American Journalism Project, Kevin Corcoran, Strategy Director at the Lumina Foundation and Lauren Williams, CEO and Co-Founder of Capital B.

Grantee news, In the news August 15, 2023

Using WhatsApp for journalism beyond just distribution

Since the launch of award-winning Documented Semanal in 2019, our newsroom has developed a unique approach to engage with our audiences via WhatsApp. It is beyond just a distribution channel. It’s a conversation between a user and a journalist and it has become the engine of our reporting on Latino audiences in New York.

Grantee news, In the news August 15, 2023

Veteran journalist Oseye Boyd to lead Central Indiana Newsroom

The Indiana Local News Initiative announced the hiring of its first editor-in-chief, Oseye Boyd. Boyd’s most recent role was engagement editor for IndyStar, and she was the editor-in-chief for the Indianapolis Recorder. Boyd was hired after an extensive search led by a committee of local and industry experts, including a panel of local residents.

In the news August 10, 2023

Fixing the local news crisis

“We think the nonprofit model is a really promising model for how to address the local news crisis in many markets because it opens up new lines of revenue that are demonstrating that they can work," Sarabeth Berman, CEO of the American Journalism Project (AJP), tells The Dispatch.