The Institute for Nonprofit News has honored San Francisco Public Press multimedia journalist Yesica Prado with a 2023 Insight Award for Visual Journalism for “‘Everything Is Gone, and You Become More Lost’: 12 Hours of Chaos as Berkeley Clears Encampment,” published last December.
Sylvie Sturm appeared on KALW’s “Your Call” with host Rose Aguilar for last week’s Media Roundtable to talk about her reporting on San Francisco’s opioid crisis and recent rise in deaths, what the city and nonprofits are doing to address it, and how initiatives might be funded.
I’ve been a print reporter for decades, but my venture into audio journalism this past year as a contributor to the San Francisco Public Press’ “Civic” podcast and radio show has been one of the most fulfilling experiences of my career. Through this work, I get to take a deep dive into issues that have a huge impact on people’s lives and to explore with you how systemic change can happen.
Most recently, the radio team has been developing a series about the way family courts handle allegations of abuse. And in a nutshell, what I’ve learned is not good.
Now we’re about to release our third episode of a four-part series on abuse allegations and family courts. This episode is about the industry built around defending people accused of child abuse. It ramped up about 40 years ago with one man’s pseudo psychological theory called parental alienation syndrome.
We are delighted to be featured in the new Bay Area edition of The Giving List Book, an anthology featuring effective nonprofit organizations across many sectors. The profile mentions our impact and how NewsMatch — a national campaign to increase support for nonprofit newsrooms — will match year-end donations to the San Francisco Public Press, and triple-match donations from first-time supporters.
San Francisco Public Press reporters were among the winners announced by the Northern California chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.
Nonprofit community radio stations KXSF-LP and KSFP-LP are broadcasting again on 102.5 FM from the second level of Sutro Tower in San Francisco. San Francisco Community Radio and the San Francisco Public Press each broadcast 12 hours a day on their shared frequency, which can be heard throughout the city.
The San Francisco Public Press, an independent nonprofit news organization producing digital, print and audio journalism, seeks a full-time host and reporter for “Civic,” its flagship weekly news and public affairs podcast and radio show airing on KSFP-LP 102.5 FM in San Francisco. This is an opportunity to work with an organization dedicated to publishing and broadcasting reliable, relevant and professionally produced investigative reporting and community journalism for diverse and often under-served communities in San Francisco and the greater Bay Area.
We are looking for a high-energy audio journalist who believes in our public-service journalism mission and shares our desire to improve the lives of people in our region.
We offer a collaborative and supportive newsroom, opportunities for professional development and a creative environment where you will be encouraged to design and tackle bold, ambitious projects.
The San Francisco Public Press is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging within our organization, and through our journalism and community engagement. We believe in supporting a culture of trust between our organization and the communities we serve. We seek to hire colleagues who are committed to these values. Our new host and reporter will get to shape “Civic,” which launched in 2019, with support from our audio team and the newsroom at large.
Type Investigations has named San Francisco Public Press multimedia journalist Yesica Prado a 2022-23 Ida B. Wells Fellow. She is one of four fellows selected for this national program. For her fellowship, Yesica will report on homelessness in the San Francisco Bay Area.
At least 400 people living outside have been on a waitlist for supportive housing for more than a year. San Francisco has more than enough rooms for all of them. The San Francisco Public Press and ProPublica investigate. FIND THE STORY HERE
VISUALS: Nuala Bishari is available to meet for interviews virtually or in person.
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awards from the San Francisco Press Club in the organization’s 44th Greater Bay Area Awards
The San Francisco Public Press is committed to a path that promotes diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging within our organization, and through our journalism and community engagement. These tenets are fundamental to supporting a culture of trust between our organization and the communities we serve.