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Report for America Virtual Information Session 

Report for America Virtual Information Session

Apply to Become a Report for America Journalist – 50 New Reporter Positions Available

As a Report for America (RFA) Corps Member, you’ll be a part of a movement to strengthen communities, and our democracy, through local journalism that is truthful, fair, fearless and smart.  Since 2017, Report for America has helped over 600 journalists launch their careers and we currently help over 300 newsrooms to bring important news coverage to their communities through our program.   We will continue to grow our service to journalism and local news by supporting 50 new reporter positions in newsrooms starting July of 2024.  We will have a call for applications for these full-time jobs from December 7 through January 31, 2024.  Join the Report for America info session November 29th at 3:30 pm, ET to learn about our mission and the application process.

Report for America helps local newsrooms report on under-covered issues and communities by helping them find great emerging or experienced journalists and paying half their salary. Corps members are talented, service-oriented journalists who provide residents with the information they need to improve their communities and hold powerful institutions accountable.

What Beats are Available?

Many of the beats of our corps members are what you might expect: education, healthcare, city hall, issues impacting communities of color, criminal justice, elections and voting, housing inequities, and more.  Visit our website here to see what our current team of corps member journalists are covering, and where.

Application Timeline

The Report for America Corps Member Journalist application will open December 7, 2023.

Application Deadline: January 31, 2024.

Frequently Asked Questions?

You may review our frequently asked questions here or contact the recruitment team at

Posted: November 14, 2023
Category: Careers, Student News