RJI Student Innovation Fellows
The RJI Student Innovation Fellows are Mizzou journalism students who are awarded fellowships to work with newsrooms across the country for the summer to introduce new and build upon current innovative initiatives.
Being the utility man of product work
There is a lot to gain from getting to experiment in different spaces of product work on a team.
How to curate product kits with resources you already have
Repackaging past work into helpful tools for your audience.
Craft a utility content strategy to better serve your community during natural disasters
NOLA.com organized their evergreen content, prepared templates and planned a strategy to make sure their community will have the vital information they need.
How listening sessions can connect you to the local community
Build trust and improve content coverage from direct contact with readers.
The importance of news in education
Newspapers and other outlets should have a place in the classroom, but how does that come about?
Measuring impact by engaging with readers about your news product
Irina Matchavarini is a 2022 RJI Student Innovation Fellow partnered with the Chicago Reporter and Illinois Latino News in Chicago. The RJI Student Fellows will be sharing their product work throughout the summer in Innovation in Focus. In partnership with the Chicago Reporter and Illinois Latino News — newsrooms covering race, social justice and community … Continued
From 0 to 3,000: Six tactics we used to build a newsletter list from scratch
Use these tips to grow your audience.
Incorporating reader feedback at Illinois Latino News
“We want to hear from our readers,” said Hugo Balta, Publisher of Illinois Latino Network, the online news outlet targeting the Latinx community in the state. The network had previously used forms to solicit opinions from readers, but had been inconsistent in the endeavor. Now it was time for a revival.
How newsrooms can visually navigate internal data
Track audience growth with simple, easy-to-read graphics from built-in platform data.
The Mental Health Parity Collaboration
A collaboration between The Center for Public Integrity and The Carter Center that researches mental health accessibility across different states.