Description:

New America Media, founded in 1997 by the nonprofit Pacific News Service, is the first and largest network of ethnic news organizations in the United States. NAM operates as a multimedia content producer and aggregator, a media organizer and marketer, and an incubator of youth-led communications projects in underserved communities. Headquarters in San Francisco; offices in Los Angeles, New York and Washington, D.C.

Begun:

1996

Website:http://news.newamericamedia.org/news/
Office Location:275 9th St. San Francisco, CA
Structure:

501(c)(3) organization (a division of the Pacific News Service)

Founder:

Sandy Close, Pacific News Service and NAM

Executive Director:

Sandy Close

Approximate number of full-time staff:

25

Number with prior professional journalism experience:

22

Annual operating budget:

$5.5 million

Annual salaries posted, or accessible via 990 form:

No

Editorial/ethics policy statement:

No

Diversity statement:

As an organization dedicated to ethnic media, NAM is among the most diverse news and communications agencies in the U.S.

IRS 990 form posted on website:

No

Major donors disclosed:

Yes

INN Member:

Yes

Awards:

Runs regional and national Ethnic Media Awards

Contact:

dlevine@newamericamedia.org (Dana Levine) or 415-503-4170



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