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Report for America Corps Member Application (2021-2022) (300 Reporter positions)

To have your application materials reviewed by the hiring manager, please apply directly to the external link.

Positions available throughout the United States, Puerto Rico and Guam

Our Movement

We are made up of talented, service-oriented journalists who serve in under-covered areas, providing citizens with the information they need to improve their communities and hold powerful institutions accountable.

Newsrooms & Beats

Newsrooms from nearly every state and Puerto Rico are host to our Report for America corps members. Beats include Native American communities; agriculture; the environment; education; housing; military and veterans; mental health, and more.

Reporting with Real Impact

Training and Support

Corps members receive training to prepare them for the year ahead by world-class editors, technologists, academics and other supporters of the future of journalism, plus continued support and mentoring throughout their term of service.

Inspire a New Generation of Journalists

To help connect corps members to the community in a different way, our journalists are required to do a direct service project, which often includes middle or high school students. Through these projects, corps members mentor the next generation of journalists—and teach crucial skills and habits for all young people: listening, empathy, open-mindedness and intellectual honesty.

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