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Spectrum Networks brings hyperlocal content to audiences through multimedia and long-form journalism.

Wisconsin Watch

Wisconsin Watch, founded in 2009, is a nonprofit, nonpartisan and independent news outlet based at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. It distributes content for free to editors in Wisconsin and beyond, and its guiding values are to protect the vulnerable, expose wrongdoing and seek solutions. In 2020, Wisconsin Watch produced 81 major reports picked up by 401 news organizations, reaching an estimated audience of 43 million.


Berkeleyside, a news site serving Berkeley, California, is part of the Cityside media organization, a nonprofit. Berkeleyside's strength is breaking news and digging deep on issues of accountability. It has created a loyal and highly engaged audience, averaging over 1.5 million monthly page views, and has earned awards for its work.


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.

The Courier-Journal

The Courier-Journal is a 153-year-old, Pulitzer Prize-winning organization that aims to provide trusted news and information to the people of Kentucky and southern Indiana. It provides more local news, on a wider variety of subjects, than any other media organization in the region. In-depth and investigative reporting are key missions, shedding light on crucial issues and often inspiring action and change.

The Lens

The Lens is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public-interest digital newsroom, dedicated to investigative and explanatory journalism. Its mission is to educate, engage and empower the people of New Orleans by providing the information and analysis necessary to advocate for more accountable and just governance. The Lens grew out of a citizen journalist’s drive to track demolitions after Hurricane Katrina.

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.

WCMU Public Radio

WCMU public radio went on the air in 1973 and today has eight transmitters covering more than half the state, most of it rural, and a news site. WCMU brings cultural programming and quality news to hundreds of thousands of people who do not have access otherwise. Its mission is to educate, inform, entertain and engage, and in doing so, helping to improve the quality of life for families in central and northern Michigan.

WPVI Television

WPVI is owned by The Walt Disney Company and is Philadelphia's ABC station. For more than 70 years WPVI has broadcast programs to viewers in the Delaware Valley, an area covering southeastern Pennsylvania, Delaware and southern New Jersey, currently representing over 8 million people.

Daily Herald

The Daily Herald is a 149-year-old, employee-owned news organization, and the largest in suburban Chicago. These suburbs account for half the population of the Chicago metro area and have the vast majority of the region’s governmental entities. There are 75 towns, 96 school districts and six counties and court systems in this area, offering rich opportunities for enterprising reporters.