Who Should Start A Newsroom?
Have you struggled to find stories relevant to you and your community in existing media? Do you worry that lack of information keeps people from being involved in important local issues? Has it been your dream to see your community represented accurately and thoughtfully in the media?
For people of color, women and gender diverse people, and people without formal journalism training, these questions are the norm – this is your chance to change it.
You should apply if:
- You’re committed to design and build your company, products and journalism with the community you serve.
- You’re scrappy and willing to adapt to a changing industry
- You’re committed to building a financially sustainable, full-time company
- You’ve identified an information gap that you are uniquely qualified to help fill