How we choose journalists to partner with VNN Verified News Network is constantly striving to build up our foundation of diverse storytellers. We put the word out on job sites and social media 1-3 times per year, stressing the fact that we are a non-traditional network looking for partners who want to do news differently.
Why is it important to sponsor local news? There are less than 16,000 journalists than there were 10 years ago. As a nation, the days of a robustly staffed local newspaper are done. Radio and television news have also seen dramatic cuts over the years. The number of employed news analysts, reporters and journalists dropped