Open call for Newsroom “Report for the World”

Deadline Date: February 21, 2024

 Donor Name: GroundTruth Project

 Grant Size: Not Available

The GroundTruth Project, Report for the World invites independent news organizations across the globe to join its growing network of host newsroom partners, as it deepens its presence in different regions through editorial collaborations and professional development of its reporting corps.

An initiative of The GroundTruth Project, Report for the World currently supports 45 local journalists in 32 newsrooms across 20 countries. Climate-focused journalism will continue to lead as a critical beat at Report for the World.

Report for the World also looks to expand its support for media operating in exile, with the long-term goal of convening a knowledge exchange hub that helps these organizations establish physical, digital, economic, and psycho-social protections regardless of the country from which they operate.

Eligibility Criteria

  • They invite applications from anywhere in the world, with the exception of the United States, which is served through the sister program Report for America. They welcome an array of urban, suburban and rural organizations and plan to continue working in the countries where they already operate.
  • Newsrooms may publish in any language, but they ask that English be one of the languages spoken by newsroom leaders. They speak Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Hindi, French, and more.
  • They invite prospective newsrooms to identify coverage gaps that would be addressed through full-time reporting positions, with the goal of better serving communities and improving the lives of residents.

For more information, visit GroundTruth Project.

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