The Mercury News

The Mercury News is the leading source of breaking news, local news, sports, business, entertainment, lifestyle and opinion for Silicon Valley, the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond.

The Fresno Bee

The Fresno Bee is the primary news source for the central San Joaquin Valley, covering a six-county area that is one of the fastest-growing regions in California. The Fresno Bee’s website is the most-visited website in the region, and its mission is to inform and advocate for the enhancement of life in the Valley.

Athens Banner-Herald

Athens Banner-Herald is an under 20,000 circulation newspaper in Athens, Georgia, owned by Gannett. The newspaper traces its history to the Southern Banner newspaper that first published on March 20, 1832. In 1921, the newspaper merged with the Athens Herald to become the Athens Banner-Herald.

The Wichita Beacon

The Wichita Beacon is a nonprofit, digital-only news outlet based Wichita, Kansas, launching in Summer 2021. Our mission: To spur reforms in the public interest by shining light on wrongdoings and abuse by government, businesses and other institutions in the region through in-depth, solutions-driven journalism. The Beacon’s sister newsroom in Kansas City was founded in April 2019 and began publishing in early 2020.

Herald and News (Klamath Falls)

The Herald and News has operated in Klamath County, in southwest Oregon, for more than a century. We cover the the city of Klamath Falls and Klamath County, in addition to neighboring Lake County and some communities across the nearby state border into California.  

Southwest Times Record

The Times Record continues a long tradition of news coverage that began in December 1884 to document the life and times of its citizens in Fort Smith and provide the news to a growing city on the western frontier. The publication primarily covers Sebastian County and Fort Smith, with a historical circulation footprint of six counties in west central Arkansas and east central Oklahoma. The Times Record serves its readership as a source of local and national news, and as a forum for the community’s ideas.

Founded in 2009, the nonprofit independent has a mission of informing Southern Arizonans about the community challenges and unique culture of our borderlands, and public policy responses to them: "A smarter Tucson is a better Tucson." The TucsonSentinel serves readers in metro Tucson (pop. 1M), the rural stretches of Pima County, and the other border counties of Santa Cruz and Cochise. Those in our coverage area are often poor and include many new/recently moved residents; 29% of adults speak Spanish or another language at home. Two Native tribes have reservations bordering Tucson: the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and the vast Tohono O’odham Nation. The Sentinel has published numerous investigations that have led to immediate changes in government policies and legislation.


WUFT News is a multiplatform, bilingual student-driven public media newsroom, housed in the Innovation News Center at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, and based in Gainesville. It began as WUFT-TV (a PBS affiliate), first airing in 1958, followed by WUFT-FM (an NPR affiliate) in 1981. In 2012, the TV, radio and digital news operations converged into one newsroom to cover north central Florida. The newsroom focuses on a 13-county area.

WFDD / La Noticia

Founded in 1946 by two students in their dorm room on the original Wake Forest College campus in Wake Forest, NC, 88.5 WFDD, is North Carolina’s longest running public radio station and the state’s charter NPR affiliate station. It broadcasts in 32 counties across the Piedmont and High Country of North Carolina and southern Virginia. The news team consists of eight full-time staff: one main editor, two reporters/editors, two hosts/reporters, and three reporters. We believe in the importance of a strong public radio station to a community. Its news partner is La Noticia, North Carolina’s largest Spanish language news organization. It has been serving the state’s growing Latino community for more than two decades. Its readers are predominantly immigrants from Latin America.

Asbury Park Press

The Asbury Park Press has a national reputation for strong investigative reporting, serving the community since 1879 and covering Monmouth and Ocean counties in NJ. Our 1.2 million population has about 20 percent communities of color, with some towns as high as 60%. The area is contrasted with extreme wealth and deep poverty. We have 57 writers, photogs, editors and producers.