AsAmNews is a daily digital news site focused on coverage of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. We are published by the nonprofit Asian American Media Inc. Our mission is to drive the narrative about AAPIs and to showcase all that is American about the community.


Fresnoland is a nonprofit, nonpartisan news organization dedicated to making policy public for all residents of California's central San Joaquin Valley.

San Francisco Public Press

Founded in 2009, the San Francisco Public Press is a nonprofit, noncommercial news organization publishing and broadcasting independent public-interest journalism about under-covered topics, focusing on under-served audiences. We offer local investigative and solutions reporting at and via “Civic,” a public affairs podcast also airing on KSFP 102.5 FM, our low-power community radio station. Coverage includes homelessness, housing affordability, public health, sea level rise, environmental equity, transportation safety, digital privacy, immigration and elections.

Adriana Gutierrez

Adriana Gutierrez covers education and child welfare in Santa Rosa, California for the Santa Rosa Press Democrat. Prior to joining the newsroom, Gutierrez interned at the Oregonian in Portland, Oregon. During her ten-week internship, she covered the business section of the metro paper, while also serving on the breaking news, education and weather desks. Her journalism career started when she was a member of her high school's broadcast journalism program. She transferred to print journalism during her undergraduate years at Oregon State University, where she worked her way up to being the Editor-in-Chief of the student-led newspaper, The Daily Barometer.

Hiram Alejandro Durán

Hiram Alejandro Durán covers Latino and Mayan communities as a photojournalist for El Tímpano. He's from the El Paso-Ciudad Juárez border region. Although he is fourth-generation Mexican-American, Durán is the first person in his family to be raised and educated in the U.S. Before moving to New York City in 2018, he worked as a shoe salesman while studying Media Advertising and Marketing at the University of Texas at El Paso. He joined the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism with the intention of becoming a print reporter. But after auditing an intro to photojournalism course, he discovered the power of photography as a storytelling tool. His photography has won awards, and his work has been featured in the New York Times, the Marshall Project, the Pulitzer Center, Imprint News, Riverdale Press, The City, Bklyner and the Mail & Guardian in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Pablo Unzueta

Pablo Unzueta is a first generation Chilean-American photojournalist documenting health equity, the environment, culture and displacement amongst the Latino population in San Francisco for El Tecolote. Coming from a background of photographers and artists in his family, Unzueta picked up his first camera at the age of 17 and taught himself photography by documenting life around the Los Angeles region, including moments in his own journey. His formal career started when he joined CalMatters as a photojournalism intern, producing features, portraiture and breaking news. Unzueta went on to become a full-time freelance photojournalist and a grantee of the Magnum Foundation. You can find Unzueta’s work in The Guardian, CalMatters and High Country News. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Cal State Long Beach.

Samuel Garzon

Samuel Garzon is a mental health reporter for El Tecolote, covering stories about mental health and social justice in the Bay area. With a major in journalism from UNC Chapel Hill and experience as an editor and production manager for The Daily Tar Heel student paper, Garzon is dedicated to using his skills and passion for journalism to promote empathy, understanding and awareness for those with mental illness. Originally from Colombia, Garzon discovered his love for storytelling through after-school journalism classes, ultimately leading him to pursue a career in journalism. As a bilingual journalist fluent in English and Spanish, he is committed to amplifying the voices of underrepresented communities and ensuring that diverse perspectives are represented in mental health reporting. In addition to his work as a mental health reporter, Garzon is an avid reader of science fiction. With a deep commitment to advocacy and using his platform to create positive change, he seeks to deepen his understanding of mental health issues and the people affected by them.

The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

The Santa Rosa Press Democrat is the flagship of Sonoma Media Investments, a privately held news group serving Northern California's Wine Country. It is the largest news organization between San Francisco and Portland, Oregon, providing breaking news and sophisticated enterprise around key issues including the ongoing drought, wildfires, and children’s health and well-being. The Press Democrat won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the wildfires that killed killed 44 people and destroyed 6,000 homes.

El Tecolote

El Tecolote began as a journalism project in a Raza Studies class at San Francisco State University’s newly created College of Ethnic Studies in 1970. Five decades later, El Tecolote continues to be free, circulating 10,000 copies biweekly. It is the longest running bilingual (English/Spanish) newspaper in the American Southwest. Our mission is to promote cultural arts, community media and civic engagement as a way of building healthy and empowered Latino communities. El Tecolote has a longstanding commitment to inform immigrants, which has proven crucial during a time of increasingly anti-immigrant sentiment.

El Tímpano

El Tímpano—Spanish for “eardrum”—informs, engages and amplifies the voices of Latino and Mayan immigrants of Oakland and the wider Bay Area. Through innovative approaches to local journalism and civic engagement, El Tímpano surfaces community members’ stories and questions on local and national issues, provides news and information relevant to their needs, and investigates the concerns they bring to our attention.