PublicSource is a nonprofit online news organization serving the Pittsburgh region. Its mission is to inspire critical thinking and bold ideas through local journalism rooted in facts, excellence, diverse voices and the pursuit of transparency. PublicSource produces in-depth and investigative journalism, public-service reporting, a podcast, powerful first-person storytelling and more, directly respond to the information needs of people in southwestern Pennsylvania.

Baltimore Afro-American

The Baltimore Afro-American is a news service, founded in 1892, that writes and reports news for and about African Americans. Staffers' reporting appears on the news site, in the weekly paper, and on social media platforms. The reporting includes a type of advocacy journalism that goes beyond reporting facts, and lends itself to how the news affects African Americans and their communities.

THE CITY (City Report Inc)

The City, a nonprofit digital news platform, is dedicated to hard-hitting reporting that serves the people of New York City, and produces strong people-centered stories that are anchored by data and present policy issues in a clear and accessible form. This news organization was created to address the growing local news gap: crucial city agencies, neighborhoods home to millions of New Yorkers, and some of the most important institutions have been the subject of declining news coverage, or none at all.

The Haitian Times

The Haitian Times was founded in 1999 as a weekly English-language paper based in Brooklyn, New York. Since 2012, it has morphed into an online-only publication broadening its audience to include Haitians from all over the world. Readers are opinion-makers and decision-makers in their communities. The Haitian Times is widely regarded as the most authoritative voice for the Haitian Diaspora.

The Riverdale Press

The Riverdale Press proves hyperlocal community journalism can exist, even deep inside New York City. Covering a sliver of the Bronx where some 120,000 people live, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Press focuses on a single city-sanctioned community advisory board across several neighborhoods like Riverdale, North Riverdale, Spuyten Duyvil and Marble Hill. A news site and a weekly paper, The Riverdale Press was founded in 1950.

The Washington Informer

The Washington Informer is a multimedia news organization, founded in 1964, and offering coverage of positive news about the African American community in D.C., Maryland and Virginia. The Informer reaches more than 50,000 readers through its print and digital channel, including its award winning website; 7,500 subscribers to its daily email newsletter, and thousands of social media followers and fans.

Anchorage Daily News

The Anchorage Daily News is the most-read paper and news site in Alaska, with a mission to hold a mirror to the state, hold officials and institutions accountable and provide robust, high-quality news and information. A history of public service journalism, this news organization has earned three Pulitzers for public service, the most recent in 2020 in collaboration with ProPublica.

Washington City Paper

Washington City Paper has been D.C.’s hyperlocal news authority since 1981. In print, online, and on social media, it covers community news, education, health, food, the arts, entertainment and local politics.

Bangor Daily News

A 132-year-old business owned by one family, the Bangor Daily News increasingly serves the entire state with an earlier shift to digital than most midsize papers. This news organization prizes strong journalism that serves readers, and the 127-person team is young, scrappy, and hungry to grow the BDN's journalism, capacity and public service.


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.