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Join the Board!

Spotlight News is calling for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our dynamic team as Board Members. If you are enthusiastic about shaping the narrative of our community through arts- and community-focused journalism, we want you!


About Us:

Spotlight News - Hampton Roads is not just a news outlet; it's an all-volunteer platform for community engagement, artistic expression, and the celebration of the unique tapestry that makes up Hampton Roads. Our mission is to create, enhance, and support local independent media that matters.


Why Join Our Board?
  1. Be a Catalyst for Change: Play a pivotal role in building and shaping the direction of Spotlight News and influencing the narrative of our community.

  2. Build a Legacy: Contribute to the establishment and growth of a start-up non-profit organization that is poised to make a meaningful impact on local journalism and community engagement.

  3. Utilize Your Skills: Whether you bring expertise in journalism, community outreach, finance, marketing, or any other relevant field, your skills will be valued and put to use to drive our mission forward.

  4. Network and Collaborate: Connect with like-minded individuals who share a passion for independent media and community development.


What We're Looking For:

We welcome individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences who are dedicated to the principles of independent journalism, community empowerment, and artistic expression. Ideal candidates should possess:

  • A commitment to our mission and values

  • Enthusiasm for community-focused journalism

  • Willingness to actively participate in board meetings and related activities

  • Expertise in areas such as journalism, communications, marketing, finance, law, or community outreach (preferred but not required)


How to Apply:

If you are excited about the prospect of being a part of something truly transformative and believe in the power of local independent media, we encourage you to submit your application. Please send a resume and a brief letter of interest outlining your relevant experience and why you are passionate about joining Spotlight News to this email.

Application Deadline: December 31, 2023

We look forward to reviewing your applications and welcoming new members to our dedicated team.

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