Spotlight PA

Spotlight PA, the award-winning Harrisburg newsroom launched by The Lenfest Institute and The Philadelphia Inquirer, creates high-quality investigative and accountability reporting for the benefit of all Pennsylvanians.

Spotlight PA provides its reporting free-of-charge to more than 80 newspapers, public radio stations, and websites throughout Pennsylvania.

The mission of Spotlight PA is to hold powerful private and public forces across Pennsylvania — especially governments, businesses and special interests — to account through urgent and compelling investigative journalism that drives change and strengthens our democracy, the state, and all who live here.

High-Impact Journalism

Spotlight PA reports high-quality investigative and accountability journalism for the benefit of all Pennsylvanians.

Through its partnership network, Spotlight PA’s journalism reaches more than 35 million readers monthly in Pennsylvania and beyond.

State College Bureau

Spotlight PA’s first regional reporting bureau is in State College, PA. It focuses its coverage on State College, Centre County, north-central Pennsylvania, and the Northern Tier. A team of four journalists is dedicated to covering the community.

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