Illustration by Lauren Byrant / Chalkbeat

The RJI and Chalkbeat Source Diversity Tracking Tool is:

  • Free to use
  • Includes customizable templates (or you can change nothing and start right away!)
  • User friendly, simple and straightforward
  • Won’t let you spam sources with multiple surveys
  • Has a non-email option for sources without email addresses
  • Prioritizes user privacy and all questions are optional
  • Based on months of interviews and research so has built in best practices for your survey language and protecting your community

📋 How-to guide for using the tool

💡 Tipsheet for increasing responses and incorporating this work into your newsroom

📨 Email us to book a demo of the tool or ask to be onboarded

🤔 Not sure how to make space for this work in your newsroom? Check out our Playbook for guidance on how to build buy-in and make it a part of your overall DEIB strategy.

This tool was built through a collaboration between RJI and Chalkbeat. Questions? Contact

Read more about the project:

We’re launching a tool to track source diversity

How to design a source diversity audit

Here’s everything we learned about source diversity