Industry Collaboration

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.

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.

Better together: How science partnerships enhance local climate reporting

The challenges facing local news organizations are well documented, from revenue disruption and staffing cuts to debunking misinformation, all exacerbated by the pandemic. Those challenges can be even greater when it comes to reporting on climate change because of the need to get the science right, and the constant pull of breaking news. One way […]


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