Adirondack Explorer/North Country Public Radio

The Adirondack Explorer was founded in 1998 as a watchdog for the Adirondack Park region of Northern New York. The Park is a blend of private and public lands, with 103 towns and villages. The Explorer focuses on environmental and economic issues and the sustainability of this public park/community model. North Country Public Radio is an NPR member station founded in 1968 serving northern New York and Vermont, including the Adirondack Park. NCPR is a rural news service that seeks to tell the stories and improve the lives of people who are often overlooked by other news outlets.

Traverse City Record-Eagle

The Traverse City Record-Eagle is northern Michigan's largest news outlet, operating print and digital publications, including a daily print edition, a quarterly magazine and two podcasts. The Record-Eagle has a strong history of strong watchdog reporting complemented by artful narrative writing. Our newsroom is situated in downtown Traverse City, but serves a five-county core coverage area as well as broad, growing sections of news desert in northern Michigan.

Buffalo’s Fire

Buffalo's Fire is the online news publishing division of the Indigenous Media Freedom Alliance, a nonprofit media organization covering American Indian communities in North Dakota and along the Missouri River based in Bismarck, North Dakota.

Buffalo’s Fire

Buffalo's Fire is the online news site of the Indigenous Media Freedom Alliance, an independent, nonprofit news organization dedicated to serving the Indigenous communities of North Dakota.

The Salt Lake Tribune

The Salt Lake Tribune became a nonprofit in late 2019, and the news organization is now owned by the community and under the stewardship of a board. In 2020, The Tribune established its mission statement, built its board and launched its supporting subscribers programs. The mission: The Tribune is Utah’s independent voice. Building on a legacy of courageous, watchdog journalism, this news organization strives to tell stories that are interesting, important and inclusive. Dedicated to fairness and accuracy, it aims to engage and empower readers. is a nonprofit public service reporting team. Its mission is to produce collaborative journalism framed by justice to promote civic engagement and a fair-minded society. The reporting is shared at no charge and is reposted by tribal and nontribal media throughout Oregon, the Pacific Northwest and nationally.

WSHU Public Radio

WSHU is an NPR member station, serving Connecticut and Long Island, New York since 1984, and owned and operated by Sacred Heart University. WSHU's mission is to be the unifying voice of the region: on the air, online and in person. It won the 2021 National Student Murrow Award for its series on the history of slavery on Long Island.

KRBD Rainbird Community Radio

KRBD is a nonprofit community radio station and news site serving Ketchikan and surrounding communities. News is key to its programming and its success, and KRBD delivers relevant, reliable information for all the communities it serves. KRBD also provides emergency information, music and entertainment.

Nebraska Public Media

Nebraska Public Media is a statewide news organization with distribution across TV, radio, web and social media, combining local content with programming from PBS and NPR. Nebraska Public Media aims to connect and engage its audience, educate and amplify diverse voices.The award-winning news department produces TV and radio documentaries, public affairs discussion programs, and daily radio news stories on important state issues.

New Mexico In Depth Inc.

New Mexico In Depth is a member-supported nonprofit digital news organization. Its mission is to better the lives of New Mexicans, particularly those from low-income communities, by producing data-rich, investigative stories that can be a catalyst for change. The staff's knowledge of state government and decades of statehouse reporting and investigations into the state’s largest institutions and systems, combined with strong data skills and ambition, results in impact that far exceeds their size.