Doubling down on voting rights coverage
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:
AP names 17 new statehouse reporters in Report for America collaboration
AP today announced the 17 journalists hired to cover statehouses across the U.S. as part of its collaboration with Report for America.
Making Sunshine Week brighter
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.
AP to host 2 Report for America journalists
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.
AP names national news editor for beats
Senior Vice President and Executive Editor Sally Buzbee today announced a key appointment: Wendy Benjaminson is the new national news editor for beats.