Topic: “State government”

Posted in Announcements

Doubling down on voting rights coverage

, by Patrick Maks

In a memo to staff on Tuesday, Deputy Managing Editor for U.S. News Noreen Gillespie outlined a new collaboration with the Carnegie Corporation of New York that will bolster AP’s coverage of voting rights issues ahead of the 2020 U.S. presidential election:

Posted in Announcements

AP names 17 new statehouse reporters in Report for America collaboration

, by Lauren Easton

AP today announced the 17 journalists hired to cover statehouses across the U.S. as part of its collaboration with Report for America.

Posted in Behind the News

Making Sunshine Week brighter

, by Lauren Easton

This Sunshine Week, AP has activated its Sunshine Hub, an online transparency tool that tracks state legislative attempts to alter the flow of public information.

Posted in Announcements

AP to host 2 Report for America journalists

, by Lauren Easton

The Associated Press will add two journalists dedicated to local news coverage in Connecticut and New York as part of the 2019 Report for America program.

Posted in Announcements

AP names national news editor for beats

, by Lauren Easton

Senior Vice President and Executive Editor Sally Buzbee today announced a key appointment: Wendy Benjaminson is the new national news editor for beats.