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 […]

Lyman joins Alabama’s States Newsroom for political site launch

Brian Lyman, state capital reporter at Alabama’s Montgomery Advertiser, tweeted: “On Nov. 14, I’ll be moving over to @statesnewsroom to help launch a new site covering Alabama politics and state government. We’ll be joining the nonprofit’s network of coverage in about 30 other states, and I’m thrilled to be serving as editor.” Lyman has been […]

States Newsroom hires Ladd to cover Kentucky health and policy

Sarah Ladd has joined the States Newsroom as a health reporter. Recently, Ladd was at the Courier Journal, where she interned, served as a news reporter, and recently, was a COVID and health reporter. She was a reporter, opinions editor and served on the editorial board of the Kentucky Kernel, the student paper of the […]

States Newsroom hires Toomer as a reporter for Newsline

Lindsey Toomer has joined Colorado Newsline as a reporter. Toomer was a reporter at The Denver Gazette. Before that, Toomer reported for the Summit Daily News in Colorado and interned at Glenwood Springs Post Independent. Toomer has a B.A. from Penn State University, where she reported and edited for the independent student paper The Daily […]

States Newsroom launches Indiana Capital Chronicle

States Newsroom, the nation’s network of state-based nonprofit news outlets, has launched its 28th outlet The Indiana Capital Chronicle. The new outlet will provide “free, high-quality, non-partisan reporting with editorial independence on the crucial issues affecting the Hoosier State,” and will be led by Niki Kelly, who has covered Indiana government since 1999. Other members […]

Smith named reporter at new States Newsroom outlet

Casey Smith has joined Indiana Capital Chronicle as a reporter to cover policy and politics, with a focus on education, the environment and the state legislature. Recently, she was a statehouse reporter at The Associated Press. Smith reported on COVID-19 at The New York Times and worked as the 2019-’20 graduate research fellow at the […]

States Newsroom launches site for state capital news

States Newsroom, the nation’s leading network of state-based nonprofit news outlets, will be launching News from the States, a comprehensive source for statehouse news across the country. The organization plans to expand to newsrooms in approximately 40 states with content sharing agreements in the remaining states over the next two and a half years. “It’s […]

Policy reporter Bravender joins Business Insider

Robin Bravender will be joining Business Insider as the company’s new policy reporter, reports Politico. Recently, she was Washington bureau chief at States Newsroom. Before that, Bravender was with E&E News where she held the posts of editor and reporter. In addition, she has also worked at Thomson Reuters as a freelance producer on the […]