South Dakota News Watch, the state’s first nonpartisan, nonprofit news organization, has hired veteran journalist and communications professional Carson Walker as its first chief executive officer, effective Jan. 1, 2023. Walker will assume the company’s top management role, succeeding News Watch co-founders Randell Beck and Jack Marsh, who
South Dakota News Watch is pleased to announce that three new members have joined its Board of Directors, which governs News Watch, the state’s only non-profit journalism content organization. The new board members, each appointed to a three-year term, include Stephany (Beshara) Chalberg; Nick Kotzea and Serene Thin Elk.
South Dakota News Watch won three national agricultural journalism awards in the 2021 annual contest sponsored by the North American Agricultural Journalism Association. In results released on April 26, News Watch won the top awards in the Technical Writing and Ongoing Coverage contest categories for work written in 2020 by
To our supporters: How do you measure the impact of good journalism on a democracy? Americans have been debating that provocative question as long as our country has been around and it’s still hard to answer. But the times we are in now offer at least two ways to
To our supporters: It’s been a thrilling two weeks since the launch of South Dakota News Watch, which is gaining traction around South Dakota as a timely source of in-depth news about issues of statewide interest. On behalf of our board and staff, thank you for your enthusiastic support
Co-founders Randell Beck and Jack Marsh hosted the public launch of South Dakota News Watch at a press conference, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, in downtown Sioux Falls, S.D. South Dakota News Watch is the nation’s latest non-profit news organization, committed to investigative and public service journalism for the
Since the Sioux Falls City Democrat first published 160 years ago in what was then Dakota Territory, those who seek to cover the news in this place we call home have asked one simple thing: Trust us. Trust us – to report events accurately, thoroughly and fairly. Trust us — to tackle,