About Watershed


The mission of Watershed Media is to cultivate shared, cooperative (co-op) and commons-based services, resources and infrastructure for public-interest journalists and media producers, and the communities they serve.


• Publish and promote news, research and commentary about commons-based media reform.

• Consultation and advocacy for co-op journalism organizing, and for community-based nonprofit media alternatives, including fiscal sponsorship for independent media.

Project Committee

Project manager: Josh Wilson

Advisers: Aggie Ebrahimi Bazaz, Tom Stites

Tax Status

The Watershed Media Project is a fiscally sponsored affiliate of Independent Arts & Media — a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization providing nonprofit financial management services to noncommercial, independent media, journalism, arts and cultural programs serving diverse community needs.

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