Video: Learn About IowaWatch

Support IowaWatch in the Knight News Match program. The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation will match each $1 you donate through Jan. 19, up to $1,000. Get to know the people who have produced in-depth reports and built the Iowa Center for Public Affairs Journalism-IowaWatch since its launch in February 2010. https://youtu.be/3kEK9Y6k-28

Video by IowaWatch public affairs intern Rosemary Adams.

View Our 2016 Annual Report and 990 Tax Return for 2015

The Iowa Center for Public Affairs Journalism-IowaWatch.org released on Sept. 29, 2016, an annual report that shows accomplishment of the nonprofit, nonpartisan news organization in the past year. You may read it and our 990 tax return here.

IowaWatch Wins Community Foundation Grant

The Iowa Center for Public Affairs Journalism-IowaWatch learned on Monday, Sept. 26, that it has won a $1,000 Community Foundation of Johnson County grant for a high school journalism project to be undertaken in 2017.

Inside The Reporter’s Notebook: Gazette Series Humanizes, Raises Awareness Of Heroin Addiction

Heroin addiction is growing nationwide, and eastern Iowa is no exception with more than 61 non-fatal overdoses and 21 deaths in 2015. Cedar Rapids Gazette healthcare reporter Chelsea Keenan and public safety reporter Lee Hermiston spoke with IowaWatch intern Brittany Robb about their stories that formed part of an in-depth look at the epidemic in The Gazette’s June 2016 series, “Heroin’s Hold In Iowa.”