Star Tribune

The digital and print Star Tribune, based in Minneapolis and founded in 1867, has statewide reach in Minnesota and bureaus in the State Capitol in St. Paul, Duluth and Washington, D.C. It is the largest newsroom in the state. "'Every day we strive to produce journalism that truly matters to Minnesotans,'" notes our mission statement. "'Our highest priority is public service -- shining a light on issues that deeply affect their lives and holding local and state government and institutions accountable.'" Our newsroom places a high priority on ongoing training and the programs we offer provide a rich environment for young journalists to flourish.

Maryland Matters

Non-profit and non-partisan, Maryland Matters is the premier site for news about politics and government in Maryland. With our original reporting and commentary, we aim to fill the gaping holes left when traditional media turned away from communities across our state and from far-reaching developments in our state capital. We provide comprehensive coverage of local and statewide elections, particularly the interplay of money and politics as it affects policy. We cover news from the State House and state agencies, emphasizing education, the environment, health care and transportation.  

Kansas City PBS

Kansas City PBS has a long tradition of public service that has laid the foundation for expanding its news gathering relationship with our community. Our content platforms — television, radio, digital, social media and educational outreach — exist to serve the diversity of our region. We explore complicated issues with thoughtful reporting. We share the diverse stories of people, places, and progress in our community. We advance conversations through community engagement and social media. Specifically, Kansas City PBS operates four KCPT-related public television channels; KTBG 90.9 The Bridge, an NPR-affiliated AAA music station; and FlatlandKC, an online digital magazine; in addition to social media and community events.  

Detroit Free Press/Politifact

The Detroit Free Press primarily covers three counties in southeast Michigan, including robust coverage of the city of Detroit. Founded in 1831, it’s the oldest business in Detroit. Its role is to serve as watchdog and community convener. PolitiFact is a nonprofit newsroom housed at the Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Florida and is devoted to fact-checking American politics. Its mission is to give citizens the information they need to govern themselves in a democracy.

Delaware Public Media

Delaware Public Media is the first and only noncommercial public media news service established and headquartered in Delaware, and the only National Public Radio (NPR) affiliate licensed in the state. A nonprofit organization founded in 2009, we launched an online news service in 2010, subsequently obtained a radio station license, and began broadcasting on WDDE 91.1 FM in 2012.

Carolina Public Press

Carolina Public Press plays a distinct role in North Carolina’s news ecosystem. It is the only wholly independent and nonprofit public policy and investigative reporting outlet in the state. It was founded by experienced journalists and is fully independent of advocacy, political platforms or corporate backing. We prioritize community engagement, holding live forums and listening sessions, bringing journalists together with key stakeholders and diverse public participants for rich conversation about news and issues, and actively seeking impactful collaborations.


KUER is Utah’s largest NPR affiliate, reaching 165,000 listeners each week from St. George to Pocatello, Idaho. KUER/NPR Utah, licensed through the University of Utah, employs 28 full-time staff including a news director, politics/government editor, a web producer, five reporters, a news/production assistant and two hosts. The mission of KUER News is to provide reporting in the public interest with a developing bent toward investigative, watchdog journalism. KUER produces newscasts during Morning Edition and All Things Considered with midday newscast at noon.