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As we work to inspire better cities, we do more than produce informative journalism daily. We make news too. On this page, you can find all of Next City’s press releases, as well as links to where our reporting has been cited and our staffers quoted.

  • Press Release 02/19/19

    Newark Is Next City’s First-Ever Regional Vanguard City

    Forty top urban innovators in the NYC Region will converge on the Newark in June 2019.

  • In the News 12/29/18

    Next City’s Vanguard Conference: 10 Years of Big Ideas

    A gathering of rising leaders in design, art, architecture, transportation, planning and more brings innovation and change to cities.

  • Press Release 12/14/18

    Change Is Happening

    This year marks Next City's 15th anniversary. To celebrate, we published our first print magazine since 2012, a special report titled “15 Solutions for Cities.” Here's how to get a copy.

  • In the News 12/04/18

    Next City Seeks a Journalist of Color for Equitable Cities Fellowship

    The one-year fellowship starts ASAP, reporting on issues of economic inequality in historically marginalized communities, and bringing underrepresented voices to the conversation about cities and their future. 

  • Press Release 11/05/18

    Help Next City Set Another Nonprofit Newsroom Record

    We’re proud to announce that Next City was selected to participate in NewsMatch 2018, a national campaign to encourage grassroots support for nonprofit news organizations.

  • In Research 08/21/18

    Next City Wants Your Op-Ed about Middle Neighborhoods

    The American Assembly and Next City are soliciting op-eds about middle neighborhoods from residents, community organizers, practitioners, researchers or policymakers.

  • Press Release 08/09/18

    Next City Names Lucas Grindley as New Executive Director

    Grindley was chosen for his commitment to advocacy journalism and his experience as an award-winning journalist and media executive. He comes to Next City from Pride Media, where he was president, and from The Advocate magazine, where he served as editor in chief.

  • Press Release 07/20/18

    Meet the 2018 Vanguard Class Headed for New Orleans

    Next City names 44 rising urban leaders to attend the Vanguard conference in New Orleans this September.

  • Press Release 05/09/18

    Our Media Should Look Like Our Cities

    Help us make our summer urban affairs internship for journalists of color a success! All donations made in May 2018 will go toward the intern’s stipend and managing the program.

  • Press Release 05/02/18

    Next City Is Hiring an Assistant Editor

    Next City, a nonprofit online journalism organization with a mission to inspire change in cities, is seeking a versatile journalist with at least 2 years of online newsroom experience to join the team as an assistant editor.

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