Description:

The SF Public Press is a startup, nonprofit news organization that provides public interest local news and hard-hitting accountability reporting to the San Francisco Bay area, with the initiative to produce the first truly noncommercial, general-interest daily web-and-print publication. Professional journalists working as volunteers and freelancers create the original news content published on the website.

Begun:

March 2009

Website:http://sfpublicpress.org/
Office Location:965 Mission St., Suite 220 San Francisco, CA
Structure:

501(c)(3) organization (fiscally sponsored by Independent Arts & Media of San Francisco)

Founder:

Michael Stoll

Executive Director:

Michael Stoll (executive editor); Richard Pestorich (news editor); Lila LaHood (Operations/.

Approximate number of full-time staff:

2

Number with prior professional journalism experience:

2

Annual operating budget:

$80.000

Annual salaries posted, or accessible via 990 form:

Yes, via Independent Arts and Media Form 990

Editorial/ethics policy statement:

Yes

Diversity statement:

Yes, in Strategic Plan on the site

IRS 990 form posted on website:

Yes, via Independent Arts & Media

Major donors disclosed:

Yes

INN Member:

Yes

Awards:

James Madison Freedom Award in New Media from the Society of Professional Journalists (2010) Excellentce in Journalism for Explanatory Journalism form SPJ Northern California

Contact:

http://sfpublicpress.org/contact (email) or 415-495-7377



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