NPF Chooses 20 Journalists for Fellowship Covering Statehouse and Local Reporting

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.

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