As Pittsburgh’s NPR news station and southwestern Pennsylvania’s only independent public radio news and information station, 90.5 WESA “gives voice to provocative ideas that foster a vibrant, informed, diverse and caring community.” Its mission is to “work for the public to inform people in ways that engage and inspire them to create dialog about community issues and stories.”
As a community source for hyperlocal news, happenings, marketing and engagement, Ambridge Connection has become a trusted voice connecting residents, schools and businesses with reliable information and engagement. A core team of talented individuals and volunteers works to deliver comprehensive coverage to an online audience focused primarily on the five communities that make up the Ambridge Area School District.
Belt Magazine is a digital publication by and for the Rust Belt and greater Midwest. Founded in 2013 as an antidote to shallow, distorted representations of the region, we challenge simplistic national narratives by paying local journalists, writers, photographers and poets to cover their communities with depth, context and the kind of rich insight that can only come from a deep relationship with a place.
CITY CAST PITTSBURGH
City Cast Pittsburgh is part of a daily local news podcast network of cities around the country that also features a daily email newsletter designed to keep subscribers in the know about what’s happening in their communities. City Cast’s goal is to “help Americans become more informed – and more impassioned – local citizens at a moment when that’s urgently important.”
Gazette 2.0 is a locally owned and operated news source providing community service through the delivery of quality journalism. It is produced by local people for local people about local people in support of residents of Carnegie, Crafton, Coraopolis, Kennedy, Ingram, McKees Rocks, Neville Island, Robinson, Stowe, and West End Pittsburgh neighborhoods. The Gazette was recently named Best in Community Journalism by Pittsburgh Community Television as part of its Greater Pittsburgh Community Media Awards event.
MON VALLEY INDEPENDENT
At the Mon Valley Independent, what happens here, matters here. In the pages of the only daily newspaper dedicated to covering the Mon Valley, readers can learn about what matters to them most — the news, features, sports, clubs, people and places along the Monongahela River. The MVI covers everything in the Valley as it weaves through Allegheny, Fayette, Washington and Westmoreland counties.
Locally owned NEXTpittsburgh is the must-read Pittsburgh publication about the people driving change in the city and the innovative things happening here. NEXTPittsburgh publishes stories with impact, focused on the people, projects and places taking Pittsburgh to the next level, making it a better place for all.
onStage Pittsburgh’s mission is to connect the diverse community of theater-makers and theater-goers in the Greater Pittsburgh area with consistent, reliable and inclusive coverage of the live performing arts. An independent organization composed of volunteer professionals who are passionate about the performing arts, onStage Pittsburgh is committed to serving as a sustainable platform for arts journalists, representing a diverse range of voices and views.
PITTSBURGH CITY PAPER
As Pittsburgh’s alternative source for news, arts and entertainment since 1991, our mission is to serve the region with journalistic integrity, wit and compassion. Our goal is to amplify the voices of people in our community in both our news reporting and arts and entertainment coverage. Free issues of the City Paper are distributed every Wednesday throughout the region, with new content regularly appearing online at pghcitypaper.com.
The Pittsburgh Independent adheres to the highest journalistic standards and the five core principles of ethical journalism – truth and accuracy, independence, fairness and impartiality, humanity and accountability – in reporting the news and covering local events. The Independent profiles Pittsburgh bands and artists based on their merit and mission and provides a space for local filmmakers and other cultural leaders to speak honestly about issues that matter.
PITTSBURGH INSTITUTE FOR NONPROFIT JOURNALISM
Pittsburgh Institute for Nonprofit Journalism, or PINJ, provides coverage of the issues that directly affect our local communities and the people who live, work and go to school in them. PINJ journalists strive to provide a particular focus on the inequities in our systems and to shine light into areas that are currently opaque. PINJ also strives to support student journalism and young voices.
PITTSBURGH JEWISH CHRONICLE
The Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle, whose roots go back more than 100 years, is an award-winning, independent multimedia Jewish news organization that strives to be an indispensable source of news for Southwestern Pennsylvania’s Jewish community. Published every Friday, the Chronicle provides local, national and global news of Jewish interest. It also publishes opinion pieces and arts coverage and maintains a comprehensive calendar of area Jewish events.
PITTSBURGH LATINO MAGAZINE
Pittsburgh Latino Magazine is a bilingual publication striving to be the voice of Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania’s growing Latinx community. The magazine’s stories focus on themes of connection, celebration, and empowerment. Its mission is to share culturally relevant content that keeps Latinos engaged while pursuing the best quality of life in the region.
Pittsburgh Magazine is an award-winning city lifestyle magazine serving the leaders and influencers of Western Pennsylvania since 1969. Each monthly issue provides a thoughtful tour of local personalities, art, culture, recreation, dining, politics, history, education, travel, media, business, fashion and style, presented with intelligent storytelling and compelling photography and design. The magazine also offers a robust website updated daily with news and features and produces several topical newsletters.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has served the Pittsburgh community, its readers and advertisers as the region’s indispensable source of news, advertising and information for more than two centuries.
PITTSBURGH UNION PROGRESS
Launched on Oct. 20, 2022, the Pittsburgh Union Progress is the publication of the striking workers at the Pittsburgh Pose-Gazette. The PUP covers the labor dispute and other important community news and serves as a voice for the people of Pittsburgh.
PublicSource is a nonpartisan, nonprofit, digital-first media organization dedicated to serving Pittsburgh and the region. PublicSource inspires critical thinking and bold ideas through journalism rooted in facts, diverse voices and pursuit of transparency. We listen. We investigate. We tell stories for a better Pittsburgh.
QBurgh is Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania’s only dedicated LGBTQ news source. It strives to bring diverse voices to the table and celebrate the community that it serves and loves. Pittsburgh has a rich history of LGBTQ publications, and QBurgh will continue to celebrate the community’s history and support its future.
SOUL PITT MEDIA
Soul Pitt Media is a successful multi-channel local media company that serves the African-American population in Western Pennsylvania and the surrounding communities by delivering the latest, most informative and most comprehensive content via its award-winning internet and print platforms, TheSoulPitt.com and Soul Pitt Quarterly print magazine. Both platforms provide an engaging experience and a unique advertising opportunity for corporations, small businesses and those desiring to reach this market.
Spotlight PA is an independent, nonpartisan newsroom dedicated to high-quality investigative and public-service journalism about Pennsylvania’s state government and urgent statewide issues, including elections, voting, rural communities, criminal justice, economic development, health, human services and more. Since its inception in 2019, Spotlight PA has become a leading national model for independent, collaborative journalism that empowers residents and gets results.
THE ALLEGHENY FRONT
The Allegheny Front, based in Pittsburgh, is a nonprofit news outlet covering the environment and energy. Besides a digital news site, The Allegheny Front produces an award-winning podcast and public radio program that airs weekly on 90.5 WESA in Pittsburgh and on stations throughout Pennsylvania. The radio program began in 1991 in Pittsburgh. Today, The Allegheny Front’s reporters travel throughout the commonwealth, exploring a wide variety of environmental issues affecting the community through news reports, in-depth stories, interviews, commentaries, special series and podcasts.
The Homepage is a free monthly community newspaper published by Hazelwood Initiative, the community development corporation serving Greater Hazelwood. In line with the publisher’s mission of development without displacement, The Homepage covers news and events affecting residents of Greater Hazelwood and the surrounding communities of Greenfield, Four Mile Run, New Homestead, Hays and Lincoln Place.
The Incline is an award-winning newsletter that helps Pittsburghers #livelikeyoulivehere. It features digests of news and a curated list of the best events around town mixed with original reporting, interviews with Locals to Know, and monthly food & drink updates. Paying subscribers also have access to exclusive stories, giveaways, discounts and more. The Incline — elevating Pittsburgh’s news every Tuesday through Friday at 6 a.m.
THE NORTHSIDE CHRONICLE
The Northside Chronicle is the community newspaper of Pittsburgh’s historic Northside. As the community’s first and only newspaper since 1985, the Chronicle prides itself on providing hyper-local, positive coverage of people, events, places and developments in its 18 neighborhoods. In addition to regular publications online, the Chronicle offers residents a free monthly print publication that has a circulation of 5,000 and growing.
TRIB TOTAL MEDIA
While continuing to stay at the forefront of innovation in content development and distribution, Trib Total Media has returned to its roots as a family of community newspapers, focusing efforts in three key markets – Westmoreland County, the Alle-Kiski Valley and Allegheny County. All the while, Trib Total Media remains committed to delivering news digitally to meet the needs of its audiences. By delivering daily and weekly newspapers, a weekly shopper, promotional products, direct mail and digital services, Trib Total Media can provide news and information to readers and address the needs of all advertisers.
YaJagoff started as a blog 11 years ago about Pittsburgh parking gone wrong and road rage drivers making a mockery of themselves. It grew into an award-winning podcast about all things Pittsburgh, and now a multimedia company producing social media content, videos, and multiple other podcasts. Most recently, it expanded to the radio waves with a Monday through Friday radio show called YaJagoff on Q.