API updates

Welcome API’s new Administrative Assistant, Anastasia Bielecka

The American Press Institute is excited to announce that Anastasia Bielecka has joined our team as an Administrative Assistant. In her role, she will work across the organization to streamline API operations, including working with the finance department to track expenses, collaborating with the Product Strategy team to track and pitch conference sessions, helping with […]

API launches diversity initiative in Pittsburgh to improve how news organizations serve communities of color

Inclusion Index focuses on creating better relationships with readers and fostering belonging in newsrooms The American Press Institute has launched an initiative to assess and improve how multiple news organizations in a single area cover communities of color.  The first effort began in June in Pittsburgh, focusing on five newsrooms serving the Steel City.   In […]

Welcome API’s new Senior Communications Manager, Kamila Jambulatova

The American Press Institute is excited to announce that Kamila Jambulatova has joined our team as Senior Communications Manager. In her role, she will work across the organization to develop and execute marketing and communication strategies to help drive awareness, reach, and engagement around all API’s programs and services. Before joining API, Jambulatova was a […]

What local news organizations are learning by guiding audiences to practical information

Join the American Press Institute for a discussion Monday, June 27, 2022, on how publishers are building upon experiments with practical guides, messaging services and more, including lessons that may help guide outreach and coverage for the fall 2022 elections. Local news organizations seeking to better serve their communities in recent years have leaned into […]

API continues support for Table Stakes alumni with new sprint program

The American Press Institute (API) today announced that five news organizations and four coaches have been selected for the digital subscriptions growth and retention sprint program for alumni of the Table Stakes Local News Transformation Program, which advances innovations in local journalism through intensive change-management training for news leaders.  The sprint program is funded by […]

API receives $1.65 million grant to extend management of Table Stakes through 2023

Support will enable program to serve more diverse communities with essential products and help journalists adapt to a changing field The American Press Institute (API) today announced a $1.65 million grant from The Knight-Lenfest Local News Transformation Fund to continue API’s management of the core activities of the Table Stakes Local News Transformation Program through […]

Join API at NICAR22 to talk tracking source diversity

We at the American Press Institute are excited to participate in person this year at NICAR22, the Investigative Reporters & Editors’ annual data journalism conference.  Liz Worthington, API’s Director of Metrics for News and Source Matters, will join a session to talk about tracking the diversity of sources (Saturday, March 5, at 10:45 a.m EST). […]

American Press Institute receives funding to help newspapers put digital in the forefront and reduce reliance on print

The American Press Institute (API), a nonprofit dedicated to helping transform news organizations for an audience-centered future, today announced a new initiative that will help guide newspaper organizations away from print models and toward a sustainable digital future. The goal of this initiative is to ensure that the organizations that participate are prepared with a […]

Welcome API’s new editorial associate, Ariam Alula

The American Press Institute is excited to announce that Ariam Alula has joined our team as Editorial Associate. In her role, Alula will contribute to and further develop editorial initiatives across the organization, especially our Need to Know newsletter.  Alula brings a range of skills and interests to API, including in newsletter curation, audience strategy […]

Welcome API’s new Metrics for News team member, Stephen Jefferson

The American Press Institute is excited to announce that Stephen Jefferson has joined our team as Senior Applications Engineer. In his role, Jefferson will work with the team that manages API’s proprietary analytics tool Metrics for News and its new source diversity tracking tool Source Matters.  Jefferson brings more than 15 years of experience developing […]