Tioga Tribune

The Journal has been published for 117 years, and its sister publication, the Tioga Tribune, has been around for 70 years.The news site and the two weekly papers cover general news, serving four small towns in an area where agriculture and oil exploration are the primary industries. There is no other news organization serving these areas on a daily basis.

Henrico Citizen

The Henrico Citizen is the independent 19-year-old daily digital hometown news source of Henrico County, Va. – a 330,000-population suburb that surrounds Richmond to the west, north and east and arguably is the true birthplace of the nation. The Citizen’s founder/publisher and managing editor have led the organization since its inception in 2001. Combined, they have nearly 50 years of experience reporting about Henrico – decades more than any other local outlet. They share reporting duties and work with freelance reporters and interns to provide the most thorough coverage of Henrico available.

Asheville Watchdog

Asheville Watchdog, an online news organization, is independent, nonpartisan and nonprofit, serving Asheville and nearby communities in western North Carolina. Its mission is to inform and engage through rigorously reported and clearly presented stories.

Bowling Green Daily News

The Bowling Green Daily News, a news site and the area's only daily paper, is the main news source in south central Kentucky. The primary coverage area is the city of Bowling Green and Warren County. Founded in 1884, The Daily News remains a family-owned business with a mission to provide comprehensive and contextual news coverage.

Iowa Capital Dispatch

The Iowa Capital Dispatch is a hard-hitting, independent news organization dedicated to connecting Iowans to their state government and its impact on their lives. The Capital Dispatch combines state government coverage with relentless investigative journalism, deep dives into the consequences of policy, political insight, and principled commentary. The Iowa Capital Dispatch is part of States Newsroom, a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit supported by grants and a coalition of donors and readers. It retains full editorial independence.

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is the product of the 1995 merger of the Milwaukee Journal and Milwaukee Sentinel, newspapers that date to 1882 and 1837, respectively. After two transitions, we are part of the USA TODAY NETWORK, which includes 10 other newsrooms in Wisconsin and 109 newsrooms nationwide. While we regularly do stories with national interest and impact, our focus is fiercely local. We cover Milwaukee, southeastern Wisconsin and the state like no one else does—or can. We are most proud of the day-to-day reporting that chronicles our community, informs our residents and holds officials accountable for what they do. We expose wrongdoing. We highlight programs that work. We engage the community. We help lead the search for solutions.

Minnesota Reformer

The Minnesota Reformer is a nonprofit, nonpartisan news organization covering state politics and policy. We focus on enterprise journalism — investigations, analysis, storytelling. We're ferreting out corruption and watching out for corporate influence in government decisionmaking. We're telling stories of people often left out of the usual media narratives. We're getting policymakers focused on the most important problems and how to fix them. The Reformer is part of States Newsroom, a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit supported by grants and a coalition of donors and readers. It retains full editorial independence.

Mississippi Free Press

The mission of the Mississippi Free Press, a nonprofit statewide newsroom, is to publish deep public-interest reporting into causes of and solutions to the social, political, and systemic challenges facing all Mississippians and their communities. We interrogate and report the systems that cause inequities on the road to lasting solutions through a mixture of narrative storytelling, data reporting, historic context and community dialogue through solution circles in under-reported communities to discover report causes and roots of inequities, followed by solutions journalism.

NJ Spotlight News

NJ Spotlight News is a pioneering partnership between NJ Spotlight’s digital newsroom and NJ PBS, New Jersey's public television network. As the largest nonprofit newsroom dedicated to the state of New Jersey, NJ Spotlight News covers important issues in education, health care, public policy, politics and the environment on multiple platforms: traditional broadcast, digital reporting, social media content and live journalism roundtables.

San Antonio Express-News

The San Antonio Express-News is a regional metro daily and news site with an intense focus on covering the community and its institutions. The Express-News is the third largest daily paper in Texas and has deep roots in its home turf; it's been covering South Texas since 1865. San Antonio is one of the fastest-growing cities in the country, and this news organization's mission is to document the current chapter of San Antonio’s unfolding history as accurately and comprehensively as it can.