The National Press Foundation has selected 20 journalists for the upcoming “Spotlight on Statehouse and Local Reporting” fellowship.
During the five-day training Dec. 8-12, journalists will learn the ins and outs of covering local government and statehouses. Topics covered will include: accessing and localizing federal datasets; putting the impact of the federal government into context for readers; covering Congress and the White House from afar; tracking campaign money; using fact-checking and more.
The journalists are:
Andrew Atterbury | Politico (Tallahassee, Florida)
Brigid Bergin | WNYC
Keshia Clukey | Bloomberg Law (New York)
Caroline Cummings | Sinclair Broadcast Group (Des Moines, Iowa)
Alison Dirr | Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Will Doran | The News & Observer
Joel Ebert | The Tennessean
Scott Franz | KUNC (Denver)
Anthony Izaguirre | The Associated Press (Charleston, West Virginia)
Robert Jimison | Georgia Public Broadcasting
Christine Mai-Duc | The Wall Street Journal
Lawrence Mower | The Tampa Bay Times/The Miami Herald
Maria Polletta | The Arizona Republic
Rick Rouan | The Columbus Dispatch
Alexandra Samuels | The Texas Tribune
Jonathan Shorman | The Wichita Eagle
Brooke Staggs | The Orange County Register
Conrad Swanson | The Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colorado)
Torey Van Oot | Star Tribune
Avery G. Wilks | The State
Support for this training comes from Arnold Ventures. NPF retains sole responsibility for programming and content.