States Newsroom launches Kentucky nonprofit news outlet

States Newsroom has launched The Kentucky Lantern, an independent, nonprofit news service, which will bring “Kentuckians a new source of nonpartisan information about policy and politics.”   Jamie Lucke, who was recently editorial page editor of McClatchy-owned newspaper the Lexington Herald-Leader, will serve as editor in chief of the new outlet. Lucke brings more than […]

Kansas City Star makes 11 new hires

The following excerpt announcement was sent out: J.M. BANKS Banks is The Star’s new culture and identity reporter, a role envisioned to shine light on underserved communities. He grew up in Kansas City and is an alumnus of the Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts and the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Most recently, he […]