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Jessie Ong

Alhambra Source provides objective and important news reporting for our community.

Efren Moreno, Former Alhambra Mayor

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Jeff Maloney, Alhambra City Council Member

The Source has become an important source for news, public interest, and serious journalism in our community. Keep it up!

Sara Harris

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Chris Olson

I support Alhambra Source as often as I can because I believe a free and independent press is vital to the democratic process. No other news outlet with high journalistic standards consistently covers the stories and issues that matter to our community.

Adele Andrade Stadler, Alhambra City Council Member

The Source is a great independent newspaper that celebrates the communities and is not afraid to ask the tough questions!

Cliff Bender, Vice President, Alhambra Education Foundation

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Joyce & Oscar Amaro, Alhambra Preservation Group

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Laura Vasquez

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Michael Lawrence, Alhambra Arts Commissioner

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Karsen Luthi

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Mr. Konnyaku

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Guadulesa Rivera

Alhambra Source unifies the community and keeps us involved.

Erwin Lee

Such a valuable source of what’s happening in city where we live. Objective reporting that informs us and allows us to come to our own conclusions.

Alhambra Source accepting applications for new Reporter Corps!

Reporter Corps will train young adults in journalistic ethics and practice, multimedia storytelling skills, and how their local government works so that they can report on their own community. The first class, which will begin this fall, will publish stories on Alhambra Source and receive training and support from professional journalists and researchers. Reporter Corps is made possible with the support of USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism and the McCormick Foundation.

Program Details

Reporter Corps offers young adults (18-26) direct experience with digital news processes and production, city government, fair representation, and storytelling, as well as an introduction to various professions. Reporters will also benefit from the journalistic resources at USC Annenberg and will be encouraged to collaborate on projects with USC journalism students.

Reporter Corps members will be paired with professional mentors in the field of journalism. It will give participants the opportunity to give back to their communities, and provide a vital resource for local news coverage. Reporters’ work will appear in the community news website Alhambra Source. Program begins October 15.

Application Requirements

Ideal applicants are 18-26 years of age, bilingual, grew up or live in the Alhambra area, hold a high school diploma, and can commit to a minimum of 15 hours per week for six months. Training, mentorship, and a weekly stipend will be offered.

You don’t need to have a journalism background to be part of Reporter Corps, but you do need to have a strong sense of curiosity, desire to express yourself, and interest in improving your community.

A statement of interest and resume should be submitted no later than 5 p.m. on September 21 via the application form here.

Contact

Jasmin Lopez, Coordinating Editor

[email protected] 

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