FIRST GOAL: If we raise $3,000 /month we will pay journalist Justin Brake a living wage to work as a full-time reporter and editor for The Independent. Brake, who founded The Independent as a non-profit in 2014, will report on events and issues of critical importance to the people of Newfoundland and Labrador, curate opinion content and work with volunteer contributors, and oversee all other editorial duties for The Independent.
SECOND GOAL: If we raise $4,000 /month we will expand our coverage by commissioning other journalists to cover events around around the province.