Since launching in 2020, OMC has grown to more than 25 Oklahoma journalism collaborators, including newspapers, broadcasters and digital news outlets:
The Black Wall Street Times, the Broken Arrow Sentinel, CNHI Oklahoma, Cherokee Phoenix, Curbside Chronicle, Edible OKC, The Frontier, Gaylord News, Griffin Media, KFOR, KGOU, KOSU, The Lawton Constitution, Moore Monthly, Mvskoke Media, the Native American Journalists Association, NonDoc, Oklahoma City Free Press, The Oklahoma Eagle, Oklahoma Gazette, The Oklahoman, Oklahoma Watch, Osage News, StateImpact Oklahoma, Streetlight, Telemundo Oklahoma, Tulsa World, University of Oklahoma Student Media and Verified News Network.
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In 2023, OMC became a strategic partner with the Oklahoma Press Association, a trade association representing more than 170 state newspapers and news organizations.
Additional collaborator resources for Oklahoma journalists include expanded support from the Local Legal Initiative, with Kathryn Gardner joining the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press as an attorney based in Oklahoma, and a centralized database of open records requests created by Freedom of Information Oklahoma.
The Journalist’s Resource from Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, a Harvard University research center, has collaborated with OMC to share resources to help journalists understand and cover stories related to the landmark SCOTUS case.
OMC has received funding from the Inasmuch Foundation, the Kirkpatrick Foundation, the Democracy Fund, the Walton Family Foundation, the George Kaiser Family Foundation and NAJA. OMC was launched by Inasmuch and the Local Media Foundation in 2020. OMC announced the formation of its board of directors and election of officers in January 2022.