KOSU is a member-supported public radio network, and its broadcast signals cover two-thirds of Oklahoma with a heavy rural focus. This news organization, including a news site, delivers award-winning local news and NPR news. KOSU provides a place for civil discourse through in-depth reporting on agriculture, rural issues, Indigenous affairs, education and health care and conversation.

Investigate Midwest

The Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting, a nonprofit, is an award-winning news site based in Champaign, Illinois. It provides in-depth journalism on agribusiness and related issues—agricultural, rural and environmental—covering 12 states in the heartland of the U.S.

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, a daily paper and news site, is part of the USA Today Network. With about 100 full-time journalists, the Journal Sentinel is recognized nationally for its excellence. While this news organization regularly does stories with national interest and impact, its focus is fiercely local, covering Milwaukee, southeastern Wisconsin and the state. The reporting chronicles the community, informs residents, holds officials accountable, exposes wrongdoing and highlights programs that work, engaging the community and helping to lead the search for solutions.

The Courier-Journal

The Courier-Journal is a 153-year-old, Pulitzer Prize-winning organization that aims to provide trusted news and information to the people of Kentucky and southern Indiana. It provides more local news, on a wider variety of subjects, than any other media organization in the region. In-depth and investigative reporting are key missions, shedding light on crucial issues and often inspiring action and change.

Yakima Herald-Republic

The Yakima Herald-Republic, a daily paper and news site, is the largest media outlet in the Yakima Valley, and dedicated to serving central Washington with breaking news and in-depth coverage. El Sol de Yakima, a Spanish-language website and weekly paper, is part of the Herald-Republic newsroom, and the two publications cross-publish stories. Yakima Magazine, a monthly, is also part of this news organization.

Spotlight PA

Spotlight PA launched in 2019 and is now the largest newsroom dedicated to covering the state government and statewide issues in Pennsylvania. Focusing on investigative reporting, Spotlight PA, a nonprofit, delivers public service journalism at no cost to 77 newsroom partners throughout the state—a network that reaches 35 million people per month. Its journalism is changing the status quo in Harrisburg, the state capital, and driving meaningful policy change across the fifth-largest state in the country.

The Arizona Republic

The Arizona Republic is the largest news outlet in the Southwest, primarily covering metro Phoenix. It leads the USA Today Network's coverage of the western U.S. and is the flagship local newsroom of Gannett Co., Inc.'s 260-plus sites. The Arizona Republic protects public trust, inspires positive change and reflects the news and its diverse community. It has won three Pulitzer Prizes, including one in 2018 for explanatory reporting on the border wall.

Boise State Public Radio

Boise State Public Radio serves two-thirds of the population of Idaho through a network of 18 transmitters and translators, primarily focused in southern Idaho. It is Idaho’s primary NPR member station, serving both metropolitan and rural areas. The organization’s mission is to stimulate, educate, inform and entertain.

Bozeman Daily Chronicle

The Bozeman Daily Chronicle has published for more than a century, covering Gallatin County and beyond in southwestern Montana. The paper publishes six days a week, and has a robust online presence.

Harvest Public Media

KCUR is the flagship NPR station in Kansas City, Missouri, connecting people to ideas and to each other through news reporting, thoughtful conversations and arts and culture. The station is operated as an editorially independent community service of the University of Missouri-Kansas City, broadcasting 24 hours a day and online. KCUR also leads three public media collaborations: Harvest Public Media, the Kansas News Service and NPR's Midwest Newsroom, a four-state regional news hub.