Report for America, Investigative Editing Corps launch pilot project

  • September 17, 2020

Report for America has joined forces with Investigative Editing Corps to pilot a program that will pair experienced editors with emerging journalists to do investigative and watchdog reporting for local newsrooms over the next six months.  Report for America corps members Theresa Davis, Albuquerque Journal, will investigate water issues, and Chris Aadland, Montana Free Press, will focus on […]

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Investigative Editing Corps pivots to in-depth COVID-19 reporting

  • April 23, 2020

Covid-19 has uniquely become a once-in-a-lifetime international and local story. Local newsrooms across the country face an overwhelming crush of breaking news as well as a commitment to dig behind the headlines to describe for their readers the impact this health crisis is having on their communities. To that end, Investigative Editing Corps has pivoted […]

Editors group launches to help local newsrooms do investigative reporting

  • January 28, 2020

Investigative Editing Corps, a new project to help local news, will link experienced investigative editors to local newsrooms that want to do investigative reporting. The project, which launches today with an invitation to editors and newsrooms to participate, is the only effort of its kind to help local news thrive. It aims to create a […]

Jonathan Logan Family Foundation support launches Investigative Editing Corps

  • January 7, 2020

The Jonathan Logan Family Foundation is supporting the launch of Investigative Editing Corps, an innovative approach to linking investigative editors with newsrooms that want to do investigative reporting. The Logan Foundation’s seed funding will allow Investigative Editing Corps to start building a network of editors/producers who can work with local news organizations across all platforms: […]

News Innovation Wins Support of the Jim Bettinger Fund

  • April 12, 2017

Two forces at play in American journalism sparked an idea for newsroom innovation that won the support of the Jim Bettinger News Innovation Fund of the John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford University. As a JSK alumna, Rose Ciotta was among the first six to be selected for support for her proposal to create […]

Olean Times Herald Wins AP Award for Investigative Reporting

  • February 16, 2017

Projects on rental housing and education brought the Olean Times Herald in Olean, N.Y. its first investigative awards from the New York State Associate Press for 2017 and 2018. Both projects by Herald staffers Danielle Gamble, Bob Clark and Tom Dinki were edited by Rose Ciotta as pilot projects of Investigative Editing Corps. The pilots […]