Engagement Journalism

Follow the Camp Fire, November 2018 & Ongoing

Follow the Camp Fire is an in-progress project tracking the recovery of 121 evacuees of the Camp Fire.  A pilot project wedding engagement journalism and disaster reporting, Follow the Camp Fire will investigate and report on the ongoing experience of wildfire evacuees, and issues related to wildfire preparation and mitigation.

This project aims to improve news dissemination to populations impacted by natural disasters, to gain a better understanding of how people experience and recover from natural disasters, and to share these insights with the broader public through reporting.

The Rural News Network October 2017

The Rural News Network is a pilot dissemination project exploring new ways to produce and disseminate news that will support rural news outlets and better serve rural populations.

The Rural Stories Project November 2017

The Rural Stories Project is a platform documenting and exploring the culture and communities of rural California. Utilizing interpretive text, photography, and recorded conversations and interviews, this project provides a window into rural life, shedding light on the history and forces defining these places. Find it here.