Houston Chronicle taps Church to serve as city hall reporter

Abby Church will join The Houston Chronicle’s government team as a city hall reporter. Recently, she covered local government and politics in Tarrant County for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Prior to joining the Chronicle in October 2021, Church was a government watchdog reporter at Gannett-owned Fayetteville Observer. She has also freelanced for the Virginia Gazette […]

Fort Worth Star-Telegram seeks an accountability reporter

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram is looking for an ambitious reporter to serve our readers with high-interest accountability journalism that aims to explain why things happen, what went wrong, who is responsible and what should be done about it. At the highest level, the reporter will strive to reveal what others want to hide and to […]

Fort Worth Star-Telegram seeks a local government reporter

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram seeks a reporter to cover the heart of a county of 2.1 million people, home to the fastest growing city in America. This is not a traditional government reporter whose agenda is driven by meetings and incremental stories. It is a reporter in touch with the issues people care about that […]

Fort Worth Star-Telegram seeks a service journalism reporter

McClatchy is seeking a collaborative, reader-focused reporter for our Fort Worth service journalism team, whose mission is to help local readers navigate life and news in Tarrant County and North Texas. The position is based in Fort Worth, Texas, and this service journalist will write for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram news site, star-telegram.com. This service […]

Fort Worth Star-Telegram hires six journalists

The following excerpt was sent out from the Star-Telegram’s Steve Coffman: If you’re a careful reader of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, you may have noticed some new bylines recently. I’d like to introduce you to several journalists who have joined the staff of the Star-Telegram in the last month to help with our mission to […]

Fort-Worth Star Telegram seeks a reporter/high school sports editor

The Fort-Worth Star Telegram is looking for a Reporter/High School Sports Editor. This position plans, coordinates and executes coverage of high school sports in and around Fort Worth, one of the fastest growing cities in the country. This position will actively report and write a mix of content in a digital-first media world, becoming the […]

Fort Worth Star-Telegram journalists go on strike

“What do we want?” – “Fair contract!” “When do we want it?” – “Now!” Journalists at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram have gone on strike this week in response to what the newsroom’s union alleges is unfair labor practices by the paper’s parent company McClatchy, now owned by hedge-fund Chatham Asset Management. As per Kaley Johnson, […]

New role for Star-Telegram reporter Ramirez

David Silva Ramirez will shift to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram’s Crossroads Lab team as a racial equity reporter. Recently, Ramirez was a breaking news reporter. Before that, he was a multimedia journalist. He worked as a news reporter, opinion editor, entertainment reporter and news editor at The Shorthorn Newspaper in Texas. He was an engagement […]

McClatchy recognizes Fort Worth Star-Telegram union

McClatchy has recognized Fort Worth NewsGuild as a unit of the NewsGuild-CWA, according to the News Guild CWA. Steve Coffman, president and editor of the Star-Telegram, posted a tweet: “The entire @startelegram team will move forward together, honoring our journalists’ request to be recognized as the @FortWorthGuild.” Journalists at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram formed the […]

Star-Telegram editor Coffman takes on expanded role as president

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram has appointed executive editor Steve Coffman as the company’s new president. Coffman will retain his position as editor along with taking on the responsibilities that come with the new role. In his new role, Coffman will replace publisher Ryan Mote who has held this post since 2018. Mike Fannin, Central Region […]