Driving equity across the media industry

Black and Brown community media are authentic, trusted and in service to their audience, representing direct-to-consumer relationships.


Meet our partners from around the nation

Our current network members consist of twenty seven exceptional news outlets representing a diverse mix of culture, format, geography and audience. We are creating a community where their stories, products and audiences are centered, valued, celebrated and amplified.

Philadelphia’s Black talk-radio station covering five counties, South Jersey & parts of Delaware

A multiplatform community journalism initiative that engages, connects and informs people IRL and digitally through the power of culture and community

WhatsApp message service + newsletter for NYC immigrant communities

Latinx freelancer network and portal for stories on Latinx communities

Social justice magazine chronicling and rethinking narratives in the U.S. South

News and live-streaming service for Bangladeshis in the U.S.

News website and newsletters for Haitian community in the U.S. and beyond

Global platform of non-resident South Asians and micropublisher of content across languages and currencies

A Minnesota nonprofit newsroom dedicated to authentic news for and with immigrants and communities of color

A digital publication delivering important daily news that affects the lives of Native Americans nationwide

A podcast reporting how women of color impact today’s major political events

A newspaper that publishes in the spirit of the Black Press

Newsletters and text message service reporting on housing, politics and municipal government for Detroit residents

Daily inspiring Black history and news stories sent straight to your phone

An independent and nonprofit newsroom led by journalists of color. Accurate, fearless, ground-up reporting

A weekly newspaper with a special emphasis on the African-American community, serving Tulsa since 1921

A weekly podcast about culture, racial identity and the immigrant experience

An independent, print and online news organization located in North Carolina based out of Charlotte, NC

A digital media news, culture and entertainment social enterprise by Latinos, for Latinos

The center of Black fraternity + sorority news, culture and history

Black Girl Times (BGX) is the source for thought-provoking stories and content for Black women, girls, and the people who love them

A podcast series hosted by Stevon Lewis, who offers feedback and strategies on a range of topics including the pressures of being an entrepreneur, the rigors of leading creative people, the struggle to stay motivated, the cost of fitting in, and much more. 

A bi-weekly podcast with real-life scenarios and practical, professional advice for adult children of immigrants on talking to parents about stuff that’s taboo to them.

A podcast series where host Alicia Menendez talks to remarkable Latinas about making it, faking it, and everything in between. In often-hilarious and always-revealing episodes, Alicia and her guests take on the challenges of existing, and then thriving, as women of color.

An independently owned and operated multimedia platform that aims to address the information gaps and amplify voices in New Jersey’s capital city through solutions-based journalism.

Partner Testimonials

Paulette Brown-Hinds PhD

Black Voice News

“We share a common mission to amplify diverse voices and perspectives, particularly within communities of color. We remain excited to be a member of the URL Media network, sharing our high quality content, leveraging our diverse audience, and importantly sharing revenue.”

Garry Pierre-Pierre

Founder & Publisher
The Haitian Times

“I had no hesitation whatsoever when Mitra asked me to join the nascent group. URL is a place where members can be vulnerable at the same time feel supported and strengthened. We all shared the same mission of empowering our communities and each other.”

Levi Rickert

Native News Online

“Native News Online has been part of URL for going on two years. We have found being part of URL has been beneficial to our publication through a unique collaboration that allows us to interact with other BIPOC news organizations that are progressive and inspiring. Our monthly interaction with URL’s members and staff has proven to be one of the best times of month because we always leave the meeting with valuable information.”

Interested in joining our network?