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Welcome 2023 - 2025 Newsroom Cohort

Our Newsroom Partners

Access Humboldt

Eureka, CA

Access Humboldt is a non-profit community media organization serving the residents of Humboldt County since 2006.

Asian American Media, Inc.

San Francisco, CA

AsAmNews is a community of users interested in reading, learning and commenting on news, events, people & issues in the Asian Americans and Pacific Islander communities.

Bay Area News Group

San José, CA

Bay Area News Group is the largest publisher of daily and weekly newspapers in the San Francisco Bay Area, including its flagship The Mercury News.

Bay City News Foundation

San Francisco, CA

Bay City News Foundation serves the San Francisco Bay Area via our free LocalNewsMatters.org website and is backed by charitable donations from contributors who care about local news, a free press, democratic values and an informed citizenry.

BenitoLink, Inc.

San Benito, CA

BenitoLink connects San Benito County residents through local news and information, encouraging public dialogue to foster an engaged community.

Boyle Heights Beat

Los Angeles, CA

Boyle Heights Beat is a bilingual community news project produced by youth, offering “noticias por y para la comunidad,” or “news by and for the community.”


Sacramento, CA

CapRadio provides a trusted and indispensable source of information, music, and entertainment while strengthening the civic and cultural life of the communities it serves.

Coachella Valley Independent

Cathedral City, CA

The Coachella Valley Independent is the valley’s source of independent news, arts coverage, commentary and culture.

El Tímpano

Oakland, CA

El Tímpano informs, engages, and amplifies the voices of the Bay Area’s Latino and Mayan immigrant communities.

Fresno Bee

Fresno, CA

The Fresno Bee is the primary news source for the central San Joaquin Valley, covering a six-county area.


San Joaquin Valley, CA

Fresnoland exists to make policy public – by, for, and with all residents of the central San Joaquin Valley. 


San Diego, CA

At inewsource our investigative journalism doesn’t just expose wrongdoing and inequities – it gets results.
We believe in reporting that delivers meaningful and significant change across Southern California.

India Currents Foundation

San Jose, CA

India Currents is an award-winning, nonprofit, nonpartisan, ethnic media organization focused on the Indian American community.

KALW Public Media

San Francisco, CA

KALW Public Media is rooted in the Bay Area and inspired by the world. It creates and curates programming that is informative, innovative, inclusive, and entertaining.


San Diego, CA

KPBS news serves the people of the San Diego region with trustworthy, in-depth information that allows the community to hold its leaders accountable.

KVCR 91.9 FM

San Bernardino, CA

The mission of KVCR is to be the trusted source for news, information, education, culture, and community engagement in the Inland Empire.

L.A Focus Newspaper

Los Angeles, CA

L.A. Focus Newspaper's mission is to spotlight news and issues of interest to L.A.'s African-American community while informing readers of critical resources that serve to improve their lives and combating misinformation that is being circulated.

La Opinión

Los Angeles, CA

La Opinión is a Spanish-language daily newspaper and website based in Los Angeles, California.

Latino Media Collaborative/Caló news

Los Angeles, CA

CALÓ News strives to provide interesting, insightful and in-depth reporting focused on Latinos/as/x communities.

Long Beach Post

Long Beach, CA

The Long Beach Post aims to create an informed and engaged community by providing a platform for our city’s diverse voices, holding those with power and influence to account and by reporting the truth with authority, integrity and heart.

Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles, CA

The L.A. Times is a leading source of breaking news, entertainment, sports, politics, and more for Southern California and the world.

Mission Local

San Francisco, CA

Mission Local, an independent news site based in the Mission District, has been focused on high-impact, enterprise reporting on everything from police reform to corruption at City Hall, housing, and the gig economy.

North State Public Radio

Chico, CA

North State Public Radio informs and enriches the Northern California communities we serve by providing news, information and cultural programming of the highest quality.

Pacifica Tribune

Half Moon Bay, CA

The Pacific Tribune is a community-driven newspaper, focusing completely on Pacifica. It is owned and operated by the Coastside News Group.

Radio Bilingüe

Fresno, CA

Radio Bilingüe is the leading Latino public radio network and content producer for the nation’s public broadcasting system. Its mission is to serve as a voice to empower Latinos and other under-served communities.

Richmond Pulse

Point Richmond, CA

Richmond Pulse is a community news and media outlet, committed to amplifying the voices of the city’s under-served residents. Our reporting is led by young people, with the intent of serving the entire community.

San Diego Voice & Viewpoint

San Diego, CA

The San Diego Voice & Viewpoint has faithfully reported on news from an African-American perspective and African-American communities of San Diego County, from small church gatherings to major political campaigns.

San Francisco Public Press

San Francisco, CA

The San Francisco Public Press is a nonprofit, noncommercial news organization that publishes independent public-interest journalism about under-covered topics, with a focus on under-served audiences.

San José Spotlight

San José, CA

San José Spotlight is the city’s first nonprofit news organization dedicated to independent political and business reporting.

Santa Cruz Local

Santa Cruz, CA

Santa Cruz Local is Santa Cruz County’s only independent nonprofit newsroom that produces deep, clear and free reporting on local government that starts with listening to residents. We were founded by former newspaper reporters rooted in Santa Cruz County and committed to providing free, accessible news that addresses critical information needs.

Slavic Sacramento

Sacramento, CA

Slavic Sacramento was founded in 2014 with the goal to be a relevant news source for a very diverse Russian-speaking community in California.

The Oaklandside

Oakland, CA

The Oaklandside amplifies community voices, share the power of real information, and investigates systems, not just symptoms.

The Oakland Post

Oakland, CA

The Oakland Post is the largest African-American weekly newspaper in Northern California, headquartered in Downtown Oakland.

Vida Newspaper

Oxnard, CA

Vida Newspaper is an independent community newspaper serving Ventura County since 1983.

The Orange County Register

Orange County, CA

The Orange County Register is a three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper focused on serving Orange County and helping it thrive.

The Sacramento Observer

Sacramento, CA

The OBSERVER exclusively serves an audience that matters — the ever-changing and steady-growing Black community of Northern California.

The San Fernando Valley Sun

San Fernando, CA

A newspaper of historical dimensions, the San Fernando Sun has been publishing continuously since 1904 reflecting the valley’s historical and cultural development.