SEJ Webinar: Learn How To Apply for Report for America Job Openings

Event Date: 
December 13, 2023
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Learn How To Apply for Report for America Job Openings
Wednesday, December 13, 2023   |   1:00-2:00 p.m. ET
All journalists welcome!

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Learn how to apply for 50+ reporter job openings — including 11 environmental positions — with Report for America

Attend this webinar to learn about Report for America and how to apply for more than 50 full-time reporter positions, including 11 environmental positions offered through a partnership with the University of Missouri School of Journalism and the Society of Environmental Journalists. These 11 positions are part of the Mississippi River Basin Ag & Water Desk, a collaborative network meant to boost coverage of environmental and agricultural issues throughout the river basin.

Report for America Corps Member Journalists are part of a movement to strengthen communities, and our democracy, through local journalism that is truthful, fair, fearless and smart. Report for America helps local newsrooms report on under-covered issues and communities by helping them find great early-career and experienced journalists and paying half their salary.  Corps members are talented, service-oriented journalists who provide residents with the information they need to improve their communities and hold powerful institutions accountable.

Journalists who join the Ag & Water Desk will get additional benefits, including working with a dedicated environmental editor and other expert journalists, being part of a collaborative team working on regional projects, and getting expenses-paid travel to three training workshops, including one held at the annual Society of Environmental Journalists’ conference.

Applications for these positions are open through the deadline of January 31. Attend the webinar to learn more about the positions and the application process.


  • Meaghan Parker, Executive Director, Society of Environmental Journalists


  • Teri Hayt, Director of Corps and Newsroom Excellence, Report for America
  • Sara Shipley Hiles, Executive Director, Mississippi River Basin Ag & Water Desk
  • Tegan Wendland, Editorial Director, Mississippi River Basin Ag & Water Desk

Application Deadline:
January 31, 2024

Questions and Join the Recruitment Mailing List:
You may review our frequently asked questions here or contact Report for America at  Get on the recruitment mailing list here!

Contact the Ag & Water Desk at

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