About Us

About Us


We are the voice of the news media industry, empowering members to succeed in today’s fast-moving media environment.

Our members represent nearly 2,000 diverse news organizations in the United States—from the largest news groups and international outlets to hyperlocal news sources, from digital-only and digital-first to print news—we represent all news media content creators.



Intro prepared by Arantxa Hernandez, News Media Alliance summer intern


The News Media Alliance is a nonprofit organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. The organization was founded in 1992 through a merger of seven associations serving the newspaper industry and was originally known as the Newspaper Association of America (NAA).

Our work focuses on the key challenges and opportunities of today’s news environment: Freedom of the press, public policy and legal matters, advertising growth, new revenue streams and audience development across all platforms. The News Media Alliance is dedicated to working with our members, as well as other partner organizations, to advance the industry through advocacy, critical research and resources and events that connect and inspire.

“The demand for the news product is soaring, with high levels of readership and engagement across every platform,
as well as a growing willingness to pay for content. I strongly believe that these core economic drivers are a tremendous cause for optimism in the industry.”
– David Chavern, President & CEO, News Media Alliance

Our Leadership

The 2020-2021 News Media Alliance Board of Directors represent today’s foremost thought leaders on the future of the news industry.

Staff Directory

Meet the team behind the News Media Alliance.

American Press Institute

Affiliated with the News Media Alliance, the API is an educational nonprofit leading the evolution of journalism.

Our Partners

The News Media Alliance is proud to maintain close, cooperative relationships with other leading news organizations, including the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the Sunshine in Government Initiative. We work closely with other trade organizations to identify best practices and collaborate on initiatives to expand the voice of the industry.

Media Center

The Media Center features news releases, statements and additional press announcements for members of the media.


newsXchange is a weekly, public email newsletter that contains the latest news regarding digital, advertising and content strategy and trends, competitive insights and updates on News Media Alliance products and services. We also offer a daily update newsletter (dailyXchange) and a monthly digital platform newsletter (Platform News You Can Use) for Alliance members.


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