NPF Newsletter

October 3, 2019

All Expenses-Paid Fellowship 

Spotlight on Statehouse and Local Reporting

Program Dates: Dec. 8-12

Upcoming Deadline: Friday, Oct. 4

*Last chance to apply!* If you’re a local government or statehouse reporter, the National Press Foundation invites you to apply for a 5-day, all-expenses-paid workshop focused on your important work. Topics covered include: accessing and localizing federal data sets; putting the impact of the federal government into context for your readers; covering Congress and the White House from afar; tracking campaign money; using fact-checking, community engagement and solutions journalism; making the most of TV appearances; and maximizing your iPhone as a tool.

The all-expenses-paid fellowship covers airfare, ground transportation, hotel costs and most meals.

The program will take place in Washington, D.C.

Support for this training comes from Arnold Ventures. NPF retains sole responsibility for programming and content.



Upcoming Webinar

Covering Clean Energy and Politics 

Nov. 5, 2019 at 1 p.m. EST

In this free, one-hour webinar, we will help journalists understand clean energy and climate change and the resources you’ll need to cover these issues in an election year. Topics covered include global trends and challenges, fuel diversity, and government incentives and pressures.

Speakers will include:

Jennifer Layke, director of global energy, World Resources Institute

Ryan FitzPatrick, director of climate and energy, Third Way

Blake Sobzcak, deputy director, E&E’s Energywire



Food and Farm Resources

Aquaponics on the Farm 

Understanding the Ag Economy 

Tariffs in the Farm Belt 


NPF Friends & Fellows

Worldwide pork industry threatened by disease | Daniel Neman | St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Food and Farm 2019

Less than 3 percent of the ocean is ‘highly protected’ | Sarah Gibbens | National Geographic | Oceans 2019

U.S. Looks to Boost Non-Defense AI Research | Sintia Radu | U.S. News & World Report | AI 2018