Industry collaboration is one of our four strategic pillars.

Here are recent articles about our collaboratives and work in the industry to support news media collaboration.

5 things we learned in the first year of the LMA Covering Climate Collaborative

It’s been one year since Local Media Association launched the Covering Climate Collaborative on Earth Day 2021. With the effects of climate change touching people’s lives ever more directly, this anniversary is an opportunity to reflect on what we’ve accomplished, what we’ve learned, and what more can be done. Here are five takeaways and lessons […]

LMA/LMF 2021 Impact Report

LMA + LMF 2021 Impact Report

2021 was a transformational year in our organization’s history. The global pandemic forced us to engage in new and different ways, and we learned a lot in the process. From transforming our own business through new funding sources to helping local media companies with their long-term sustainability goals, it was a year of great progress […]

NY/MI Solutions Journalism Collaborative turns to LMF for administrative, fundraising support

The New York & Michigan Solutions Journalism Collaborative — a group of news, academic and community organizations working together to cover chronic problems with a solutions lens — recently approved an agreement for Local Media Foundation to provide consulting and administrative services, as well as fundraising support. The 26 news organizations and six community partners […]

Oklahoma Media Center announces board members, election of officers

The Oklahoma Media Center has announced the formation of its board of directors and election of officers as the statewide collaborative proceeds in its planned transition to nonprofit status. OMC’s ​​mission is to support and strengthen Oklahoma’s journalism ecosystem and spur innovation through statewide collaboration that benefits diverse audiences. It provides best-practices training to elevate […]

Dana Piccoli to manage News Is Out: A Queer Media Collaborative

Dana Piccoli, an experienced writer, editor and content strategist, will join the brand new News Is Out: National Queer Media Collaborative, as project manager. The collaborative received initial funding from the Google News Initiative Innovation Challenge in November, which included money for hiring a part-time project manager. The collaborative includes seven LGBTQ+ publishers across the […]

Investigative, Latino newsrooms join Solving for Chicago

The Better Government Association, Chicago Reporter and Illinois Latino News have joined the 20 news organizations in the Local Media Foundation’s collaborative to tackle questions about how the Chicago region remakes itself in response to the pandemic.

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