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FRONTLINE Selects 2020-2021 Local Journalism Partners Share


October 2, 2020

PBS - FRONTLINE, PBS’s flagship investigative documentary series, announced today the selection of the newest class of partners for its Local Journalism Initiative. The initiative, funded with support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, aims to strengthen local investigative journalism in communities around the country.

Starting this fall, FRONTLINE will support investigative projects by reporters and producers at the Star Tribune in Minneapolis, The Public's Radio in Rhode Island, The Salt Lake Tribune in Utah; and The Texas Newsroom, which will lead a collaboration involving Texas Tech Public Media in Lubbock, NPR, public radio stations across Texas and other public media newsrooms. FRONTLINE helps pay a journalist's salary for a year, in addition to providing to the newsroom editorial guidance, advice about digital or video storytelling, and expertise about how to connect audiences with high impact journalism.

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