Home » Herald-Leader opening Pikeville bureau as part of alliance to boost Appalachian news

Herald-Leader opening Pikeville bureau as part of alliance to boost Appalachian news

The Lexington Herald-Leader will re-establish a reporting bureau in Pikeville next year as part of a partnership aimed at providing deeper news coverage.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 27, 2017) — The Lexington Herald-Leader will re-establish a reporting bureau in Pikeville next year as part of a partnership aimed at providing deeper news coverage in the coalfields of Eastern Kentucky and southern West Virginia.

The Lexington-based newspaper is one of three regional news organizations partnering with the Galloway Family Foundation and The GroundTruth Project’s new “Report for America” initiative to establish three yearlong fellowships in 2018 for emerging journalists. The other news organizations are West Virginia Public Broadcasting and the Charleston Gazette-Mail.

For more on this story, please go to the Lexington Herald-Leader.