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“As we build out that newsroom, how do we prioritize people who have experience serving info needs in communities across disciplines?”
“The grants will fund an organization’s first dedicated revenue positions, or grow an existing revenue team. Most will fund at least two new full-time positions for 24 months dedicated to revenue and fundraising.”
“People just want to learn a playbook. At the high level, it’s motivational, but at the grassroots level, it’s answering what do your proposals look like, what does your budget look like, how are you talking to donors and members.”
“What does it mean for a diverse group of young Southerners to be producing content that is read by mostly white folks — and white folks that are older than them?”
“The Reader hasn’t turned a profit in ages, although revenue is said to be up almost 50 percent this year.”
“As a former journalist, I was mindful of the power of honest storytelling. As an idealist, I felt that if only Americans knew the truth, changes would soon follow.”
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“These skills are in some ways very similar to doing journalism. As that was impressed upon the cohort, that helped make a shift: It helped give people a mindset where they felt more confident and realized, ‘Yes, I do have the skills to do this.'”
“It was really important to us to have the same kind of high-level conversation with somebody who gives $5 or $500,000.”
The network’s pitch to local funders: “By the time the school reforms reached their zenith, there was not a single local education reporter dedicated to covering them.”