LehighValleyNews.com

LehighValleyNews.com is based in northeastern Pennsylvania, a news-rich area where traditional media has been battered and shrunken by layoffs and corporate ownership. Our mission: to reinvigorate our community with journalism that informs and enlightens—and beat back the shadows of a looming news desert. We're growing. Upping our digital game and increasing our digital audience tops our list, though we have a TV and radio station to leverage as well.

LehighValleyNews.com

LehighValleyNews.com is based in northeastern Pennsylvania, a news-rich area where traditional media has been battered and shrunken by layoffs and corporate ownership. Our mission: to reinvigorate our community with journalism that informs and enlightens—and beat back the shadows of a looming news desert. We're growing. Upping our digital game and increasing our digital audience tops our list, though we have a TV and radio station to leverage as well.

Cape Gazette

The Cape Gazette is an independent local news organization focused on Delaware's Cape Region. The coverage of this area centers primarily around four towns including Rehoboth Beach, Lewes, Dewey Beach and Milton and also includes county council coverage. Founded in 1993, the Cape Gazette continues to be a leader in community news with growing readership in both print and online.

Dallas Free Press

Dallas Free Press, a nonprofit news site, launched in January 2020 to amplify voices in disinvested communities and explore solutions to our city’s systemic inequities. Its community-powered journalism focuses on three zip codes in South Dallas and West Dallas, which are predominantly Black and Latino neighborhoods.

KUCB

KUCB is a public radio and television station in Unalaska, Alaska. We are owned and operated by Unalaska Community Broadcasting, a non-profit formed in 1985 with the mission to inform, educate, entertain, and engage by providing news and arts and culture programming. Our signal serves a community of about 5,000 people. Our stories, however, have a much broader reach: We’re surrounded by some of the most productive fishing grounds in the country, and we’re in the middle of an international shipping corridor. Our station is located in the Aleutian Islands, the ancestral territories of the Unangax Peoples, who have lived in this region more than 9,000 years. Our newsroom is staffed with two local reporters, and they cover stories from all over our thousand-mile region.

Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service

The Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service provides professional reporting to the city's Black and Brown communities. We priorities people over profit and seek to celebrate the resilience of ordinary residents who do extraordinary things; educate the community by connecting them to resources they need; and illuminate on issues of importance through our reporting. We inform. We transform.

Sahan Journal

Established in 2019, Sahan Journal's mission is to provide fair, groundbreaking coverage that illuminates issues affecting Minnesota immigrants and communities of color, and to chronicle how these communities are changing and redefining what it means to be a Minnesotan. We are expanding our audiences by partnering with ethnic news media in the state as well as two of the largest legacy newsrooms in Minnesota.

The Baltimore Banner

The Venetoulis Institute for Local Journalism is a nonprofit organization founded in the summer of 2021 to bring high-quality local news to the Baltimore metro area. The news landscape has witnessed fundamental transformations resulting in a dramatic loss of capacity in local news. In June 2022, it launched The Baltimore Banner with a mission to be an indispensable resource that strengthens, unites and inspires our communities. We will accomplish this through trustworthy quality journalism that tells the varied stories of our people, holds our leaders accountable, and delivers local news that readers are willing to support.

The Land

The Land was created in 2020 to report on Cleveland’s neighborhoods, economy and local government, delivering in-depth stories that foster accountability, inform the community, and inspire people to take action. This nonprofit started with a free website and a newsletter, and today it has built a diverse board, fostered community partnerships, welcomed thousands of subscribers, created an internship program and reporting fellowship for journalists of color, and published hundreds of stories.

The Texas Tribune

The Texas Tribune is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, digital-first news organization that informs and engages with Texans on public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. This news organization's site provides vital information and news to millions of Texans for free, and its journalism is distributed through more than 60 statewide media partners to local outlets. Partnerships with platforms including ProPublica, Apple News, and SmartNews put its content before a nationwide audience.