The Buffalo News is seeking candidates for its 2013 diversity advisory board to provide feedback on the paper’s coverage of minorities. The board will meet quarterly or more with News editors and reporters to discuss news coverage and offer ideas. Membership will be for one year.

Readers interested in serving should submit a one- to two-page letter briefly describing their background, their knowledge of the paper and how they believe they can help it improve its coverage.

Letters may be submitted in any of three ways: by mail to Rod Watson, The Buffalo News, One News Plaza, Buffalo, NY 14203; by email to; or by fax at 856-5150, attn. Rod Watson.