API updates

Welcome API’s new Program/Community Manager, Jan Ross P. Sakian

The American Press Institute is excited to announce that Jan Ross P. Sakian has joined API’s team as a Program/Community Manager. Sakian will work within the journalism programs team to co-design, manage and help grow our Table Stakes Local News Transformation Program alumni community. The Table Stakes alumni network spans programs and organizations across the country […]

Welcome API’s new RJI Innovation Fellow, Han Vu

Vu will work on conducting user research, gathering data and turning it into user insights.

Welcome API’s new Web Applications Engineer, Marita Pérez Díaz

Pérez Díaz is a Cuban-American web developer and a winner of multiple hackathons with a background in journalism.

IWMF and the American Press Institute partner on online violence training and resources for newsrooms

As online attacks against journalists continue to threaten press freedom and journalists’ wellbeing, the organizations will collaborate to bolster digital safety in the news media.

Join us to reimagine local opinion journalism

The American Press Institute is continuing to help news organizations reimagine local opinion journalism to promote  healthier civic discourse and to better understand its role in news business sustainability.

American Press Institute to help six news organizations develop new products to better serve their communities

Six news organizations and four expert coaches will participate in API’s product development sprint for alumni of the Table Stakes Local News Transformation Program, which strengthens local journalism through intensive change-management training for news leaders. 

API Inclusion Index cohort kicks off plans to improve the Pittsburgh news ecosystem

Four newsrooms in Pittsburgh openly acknowledged their struggles to serve communities of color and dedicated themselves to concrete changes related to diversity and inclusion following a near-year-long project with API.

Introducing API’s 2023 Source Matters cohort

Thirteen news organizations are starting 2023 as part of a cohort assembled by the American Press Institute to track the diversity of people quoted in their stories through Source Matters, API’s award-winning source diversity tracking and analysis tool.

American Press Institute’s Beyond Print program awards $60,000 in grants to four news organizations to test digital revenue strategies

The American Press Institute awarded grants to four news organizations participating in the Beyond Print program, a cohort designed to guide publishers away from print-centric revenue models toward a sustainable digital future. The challenge fund granted $15,000 to each participating organization to help them test new ideas to create and expand their digital models.  Since […]

Thirty-one news organizations to receive support from the American Press Institute through its Election Coverage and Community Listening Fund

The projects funded will start immediately and run through this election year, but they will also yield important lessons for 2023 and 2024 that can be shared through journalism networks and conversations facilitated by API.