Colorado Media & Journalism Organizations



The Open Media Foundation (OMF) is an innovative media and technology nonprofit organization dedicated to putting the power of the media in the hands of the people, enabling everyone to engage in their community and bring about the change they wish to see in the world. 

Rocky Mountain Public Media

Rocky Mountain Public Media, Inc. is the parent company of Rocky Mountain PBS (KRMA, KTSC, KRMJ, KRMU, KRMZ), Rocky Mountain PBS News, and KUVO Jazz. Rocky Mountain PBS began in Denver in 1956 as Colorado's first public television station. It is now Colorado's only statewide television network, with stations in Denver (KRMA), Pueblo/Colorado Springs (KTSC), Steamboat Springs (KRMZ), Grand Junction (KRMJ) and Durango (KRMU).


Grit Post is Real News For the Working Class. We focus on issues that impact hardworking families and have been cited by 30+ prominent national and local media outlets. Read more at:

Colorado Press Women

CPW is a diverse organization of professional communicators, both women and men, who are reporters, editors, broadcasters, public relations practitioners, publishers, advertising and marketing professionals, college communications educators, graphic designers, photographers, freelance writers and authors.


KGNU is an independent, noncommercial community radio station licensed in Boulder and Denver and dedicated to serving its listeners. The station seeks to expand the listening audience through the excellence of its programming without compromising the principles stated here. 



The Colorado Independent is a statewide online news source operating in a time when spin is plentiful, but factual, fair and unflinching news in the public interest is all too rare. Our award-winning team of veteran investigative and explanatory reporters and news columnists aims to amplify the voices of Coloradans whose stories are unheard, shine light on the relationships between people, power and policy, and hold public officials to account. 


PEN America stands at the intersection of literature and human rights to protect open expression in the United States and worldwide. We champion the freedom to write, recognizing the power of the word to transform the world.  Our mission is to unite writers and their allies to celebrate creative expression and defend the liberties that make it possible.


National Media Entities


Public News Service

To support democracy and promote public dialogue in a rapidly changing media environment, Public News Service (PNS) is a member-supported news service that advocates journalism in the public interest. PNS's network of state-based news services distribute high quality public interest news and information...

Free Speech TV

Free Speech TV is one of the last standing national, independent news networks committed to advancing progressive social change. As the alternative to television networks owned by billionaires, governments and corporations, our network amplifies underrepresented voices and those working on the front lines of social, economic and environmental justice.

Internet Archive

The Internet Archive, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, we provide free access to researchers, historians, scholars, the print disabled, and the general public. Our mission is to provide Universal Access to All Knowledge.

National Federation of Community Broadcasters

The National Federation of Community Broadcasters serves locally-based media organizations by providing customized services that advance their impact and optimize their organizational capacity.
Founded in 1978, NFCB is the oldest and largest national organization dedicated to community stations within the public media system.


Nonprofit and Advocacy Organizations + Associations


Common Cause

Common Cause is a nonpartisan grassroots organization dedicated to upholding the core values of American democracy. We work to create open, honest, and accountable government that serves the public interest; promote equal rights, opportunity, and representation for all; and empower all people to make their voices heard in the political process. In this spirit, Common Cause serves as an independent voice for change and a watchdog against corruption and abuse of power.

Colorado Press Association

Educate. Advocate. Enhance. Those three words describe the mission of the Colorado Press Association. We provide educational opportunities and resources for our members. We advocate for our members to both the public and the legislature. We strive to enhance our members' success by promoting the industry and the importance of advertising while also offering programs to help our members. In short, we are the trade association dedicated to the preservation, progression and modernization of Colorado's newspaper and related industries.

Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition

The CFOIC is a nonpartisan alliance of groups, news organizations and individuals dedicated to ensuring the transparency of state and local governments in Colorado by promoting freedom of the press, open courts and open access to government records and meetings. Part of our mission is to educate citizens and officials on the public’s constitutional and statutory rights to information about their government institutions.

Alliance for Sustainable Colorado

Our mission is to increase the capacity and effectiveness of the nonprofit sector by supporting the development and ongoing operations of multi-tenant nonprofit centers and other quality nonprofit workspace. Our Vision is of a future when every nonprofit organization has access to the workspace it needs to support and sustain healthy, vibrant communities. Our goal is to become the network for social purpose real estate in North America. Toward this goal, we are: A peer-sourced resource for organizations and communities that are developing new projects; An international thought leader on the topic of social purpose real estate; The preeminent convener in the field of nonprofit real estate.