The Virgin Islands Daily News

The Virgin Islands Daily News has been the sole watchdog of local government for 91 years, and the only media covering, in print and in digital, life and events throughout the territory. It is committed to telling readers the truth without fear or favoritism, reporting the news and investigating what’s hidden beneath the surface—informing and empowering readers with accurate, essential information. The Virgin Islands Daily News has won the Pulitzer Prize for public service, plus every other major national journalism award, including the George Polk Award and the IRE (Investigative Reporters and Editors) Award.

The Current

The Current is a nonprofit, nonpartisan news organization founded in 2020 to provide free in-depth watchdog journalism for Savannah and other coastal Georgia areas. This news organization holds the powerful to account, illuminates public threats and helps build a more engaged society built on trustworthy facts. Its governing board consists of local business and community leaders committed to solving inequality and improving lives.

Black Voice News

Black Voice News, a news site, focuses on advocacy, solutions-oriented and data-driven reporting. It has addressed issues like disparities in health and education, police violence, social justice and civil rights battles. BVN has chronicled some of the most important stories impacting the lives of Black Californians, and given voice to the community while expanding its scope of civic involvement.

Detroit Free Press

The Detroit Free Press news site, and a paper published three days a week, aims for consistent revelatory enterprise that enlightens and mobilizes readers. During the last five years, it has introduced several initiatives aiming to strengthen democracy, hold more public officials accountable and build trust with audiences who haven't received the attention they deserve from local media.This news organization has earned 10 Pulitzer Prizes.

Houston Defender Network

The Houston Defender, founded in 1930, is a weekly paper and news site serving the Houston area, which includes Harris, Fort Bend and Brazoria counties. As Houston’s leading source of information for Black readers, the Defender covers news, sports, lifestyle, business, politics and more.

Institute for Public Service Reporting at the University of Memphis

The Institute for Public Service Reporting is a nonprofit newsroom on the campus of the University of Memphis specializing in investigative reporting and in-depth explanatory journalism—an arm of the university with a firewall protecting their editorial independence. Its mission is to provide robust, civic-minded journalism that promotes a vibrant democracy, fosters inclusiveness and enriches the lives of the people of greater Memphis, including many underserved communities. Stories appear on its news site, and on The Daily Memphian, a nonprofit news site.

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The Sarasota Herald-Tribune is a daily paper and news site providing local news to the residents of two growing counties on the west central Florida coast, Sarasota and Manatee. It has a history of high-impact local journalism normally seen at much larger papers, and a mission to equip readers with news and information. The Herald-Tribune's investigative journalism has won two Pulitzer Prizes.

The Sacramento Observer

The Sacramento Observer has been publishing since 1962, addressing issues of importance to the African American community. Its mission is to inform the community—on its news site and in its weekly paper. The Observer has been honored with more than 700 local and national awards for journalism excellence and outstanding community service, including being named the nation’s best Black newspaper six times by the National Newspaper Publishers Association

The Virgin Islands Daily News

The Virgin Islands Daily News has been the sole watchdog of local government for 91 years, and the only media covering, in print and in digital, life and events throughout the territory. It is committed to telling readers the truth without fear or favoritism, reporting the news and investigating what’s hidden beneath the surface—informing and empowering readers with accurate, essential information. The Virgin Islands Daily News has won the Pulitzer Prize for public service, plus every other major national journalism award, including the George Polk Award and the IRE (Investigative Reporters and Editors) Award.

WHYY

WHYY has been greater Philadelphia's leading public media company and PBS and NPR affiliate for 65 years, serving southeastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and Delaware. WHYY offers a robust regional news service supported by a newsroom with over 80 people, and its reporting can also be found online.