Over the past several years, economic pressures have reduced the ability of local and regional news organizations to support accountability reporting. That's a challenge not just for journalism, but also for our democracy.
ProPublica is committed to helping address that problem.
With support from a new three-year grant, we will pay salary plus an allowance for benefits for one full-time reporter dedicated to investigative work throughout 2018 at each of up to six partner news organizations in cities with population below 1 million. The reporter will still work in and report to their home newsroom, but they will receive extensive guidance and support from ProPublica. Their work will be published or broadcast by their home newsroom and simultaneously by ProPublica as well.
If you lead a newsroom and are interested in working with us, send as a proposal using this form.