Connecting, Convening & Capacity Building

The NC Local News Workshop connects, convenes, and builds capacity for people and organizations advancing transformative approaches to journalism and civic information as a public service for all North Carolina residents.

Annual Statewide Summit

Join the Workshop and the NC Open Government Coalition for its annual statewide news and information summit in March.

Media Equity

Our NC Media Equity Project helps news organizations tackle diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives, from internal policies to content strategy to leadership development.

Community Listening

Our research helps newsrooms learn more about the news and information needs of communities across our state.

Our Mission


To join others across the ecosystem of local news and information, through the NC Local weekly email newsletter and by facilitating partnerships, networking, and collaboration.


To support journalistic quality, inclusiveness, problem-solving, innovation, and professional dialogue.


To build capacity through resource links and connections, coaching, and assistance for organizations tackling individual or collective challenges.

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