Yay, the Kickstarter for the PRI’s Global Nation Reporting Fund funded at 102%!!! Happy to support and represent through the campaign video, as a Global Nation contributor.
“Just 13% of radio reporters are minorities, according to the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA). At newspapers, 12% or reporters are minorities, according to the American Society of News Editors (ASNE).”
This campaign is to give PRI’s Global Nation the resources to bring in more journalists who are embedded in these immigrant communities to tell deeper, more nuanced stories. They pledged to showcase 50 new voices in public media, one a week for a year,
Next step: Journalist/writer friends, contact PRI’s Global Nation digital editor Angilee Shah (@angshah) with your ideas. Or if you’re not a writer but know great stories about immigrants in America that aren’t being told, let us know so we can help tell them!