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New Nonprofit is Keeping Idahoans Informed

The Idaho Capital Sun is the latest newsroom launched by States Newsroom, a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit that works to create a network of independent partner news sites. Led by Christina Lords, the former editor of the Idaho Statesman, the Capital Sun includes three reporters...
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Tampa Bay Times Investigation Makes Meaningful Impact

An 18-month Tampa Bay Times investigation recently exposed the lead dangers at a Florida factory owned by the Gopher Resource. At the factory, workers recycle about 50,000 old car batteries a day by extracting the lead, melting it in furnaces and reforging it into new blocks, according to the Times.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution Highlights Journalists in New Campaign

In April, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution launched its largest marketing campaign in years. Called Press On, the campaign focuses on the paper’s journalists and the importance of their work. The yearlong multimedia campaign will appear on digital and social media channels, as well as broadcast, print, and outdoors.

Texas Newspaper Finds Success with New Revenue Streams

In 2019, Maisie Crow and Max Kabat were the new owners of the weekly Big Bend Sentinel in Marfa, Texas. Crow, a documentary filmmaker, and Kabat, a co-founder of a brand and growth consultancy, wanted to discover how to find more money to invest back into journalism instead of depending on the traditional advertising model.

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Dancing to a New Beat: Samantha Winn Joins Aiken Standard Reporting Staff

Graduating cum laude from the University of South Carolina in May, Samantha Winn, 22, was looking for a job in a small tight-knit community to start off her career in journalism. She set her eyes on Aiken and made the move from Columbia with just an air mattress and clothes in tow. She will cover the city of North Augusta.

USC Alum Alexandra Koch Joins Aiken Standard Newsroom

Alexandra Koch has joined the Aiken Standard newsroom as a crime and courts reporter. Koch lived outside of Chicago for most of her life and moved to Wilmington, N.C., during her high school years. Koch interned at the Wilmington Star News while still in high school and served as the yearbook editor-in-chief during her senior year.

Award-Winning Writer David Dennis Jr. Joins The Undefeated as Senior Writer

David Dennis Jr., a freelance journalist, educator and commentator based in Atlanta, Ga., has joined The Undefeated full-time as a senior writer covering music for the culture vertical of the ESPN multimedia content initiative on sports, race and culture. A frequent contributor to The Undefeated, Dennis will also write long- and short-form pieces on other topics at the intersection of race, culture and sports.

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