This article showcases our top picks for the best Oregon based News companies. These startups and companies operate a variety of News solutions. We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands. Regardless, they are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top Oregon News Companies
Digital Trends was founded in 2006 by Ian Bell and Dan Gaul, and started out above a small furniture store in Lake Oswego, Oregon. Their goal was to share with the world their love for home theater, cars, and all things tech — but from their unique viewpoint that technology should be fun, easy to use, and designed well.
That vision has grown to be shared by hundreds of millions of people around the world, and our little company has expanded to more than seven offices worldwide and over a hundred amazing and inspirational employees. Tech should be a tool to better our lives and create incredible experiences.
We help get you there.. .
Mindvalley incubates and accelerates businesses that innovate on transformational education for all ages, through mediums that range from digital publishing, educational technology, online learning, mobile apps, content, events and more. We stand for ideas that enable people to unleash their full potential and live extraordinary lives.
Founded in 2003 by Vishen Lakhiani, we are a team of 200 people from over 30 countries, working across a wide range of inter-related businesses that are dedicated towards pushing humanity forward through transformational education.. .
Pamplin Media Group
Pamplin Media Group is a media conglomerate that specializes in printing and publishing custom publications. It publishes local news about Oregon through its 24 community newspapers.
The group’s event publications include Street of Dreams Magazine, Tour of Remodeled Homes Magazine, Ultimate Open House, Oregon Events Calendar, Washington Events Calendar, Rose Festival, and Rose Cup Races. Its chamber of commerce directories include Happy Valley Business, Alliance, Sherwood Chamber, Beaverton Chamber & City of Beavertion, West Linn Chamber, North Clackamas Chamber, Lake Oswego Chamber, Summerfield Business & Telephone Directory, King City Telephone & Community Directory, and Gresham Chamber.
The Portland Tribune newspaper, launched in 2001, is the largest newspaper in the group. Pamplin Media Group is based in Portland, Oregon..
The New Stack
The New Stack is about the services and infrastructures that developers build and the cultural impact that has on the way they work and live. They analyze how the new stack affects enterprise and enterprise startups, the various networks of developer communities, the DevOps movement and the business models that encompass this new world.
The site has news and analysis; feature stories about the new stacks people are building; data research; interviews and a hands-on section that dives into the technical, business and community aspects that go with building this new stack world.. .
Katu Newsis an online news platform that provides latest news and information from Portland, Oregon, and Southwest Washington. It offers local news, weather forecasts, traffic updates and notices of events, items of interest in the community, sports, and entertainment programming.
Katu News is based in Portland, O.R.. .
KGW is an NBC-affiliated television station located in Portland, Oregon, United States. KGW provides programming on four channels.
Its main channel, 8.1, carries NBC programming and over six hours a day of local news and local programming. The Live Well Network is broadcast on 8.2, and the Spanish language network, Estrella, is telecast on 8.3.
KGW also operates a low-power station, KGWZ. KGW is owned and operated by Sander Operating Company III LLC (D/B/A KGW Television) and is a part of Sander Holdings Company, a limited-liability company which owns three television stations in three markets.
The Sander stations receive support services from Gannett Co., Inc. through shared services and similar arrangements.
KGW-TV first went on the air in December 1956. It was the first Portland television station to broadcast its local news in full high definition..
News Bling is an online news media company helping people escape their political bubble. Our goal is to bridge the widening gap between conservatives and liberals.
News Bling has launched a unique daily newsletter that highlights top stories of the day with perspectives from opposite sides of the political spectrum. The free newsletter aggregates headlines from major outlets like CNN and Fox News and provides a concise summary of what the liberal and conservative media are saying about the topic at hand..
Capital Press is an independent newspaper and media organization that covers the agriculture industry around California, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. It acts as an independent farm, ranch, and agribusiness news and advertising source.
Capital Press is based in Salem, Oregon.. .
Image is a comics and graphic novels publisher formed in 1992 by seven of Marvel Comics’ best-selling artists. Since that time, Image has gone on to become the third largest comics publisher in the United States.
Image Comics was originally founded by seven artists: Erik Larsen, Jim Lee, Rob Liefeld, Todd McFarlane, Whilce Portacio, Marc Silvestri, and Jim Valentino. Of those seven founders, only six opted to become full partners: Larsen, Lee, Liefeld, McFarlane, Silvestri, and Valentino.
There are currently five partners in Image Comics: Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri, and Jim Valentino.. .
Media Community, LLC provides online entertainment and self-help content. It focuses on Astrology and its alternatives, such as Tarot, Numerology, and I-Ching.
Media Community, LLC was formerly known as Visionary Networks, Inc. and changed its name to Media Community, LLC in 2007.
The company was founded in 1989 and is based in Portland, Oregon. As of January 26, 2007, Media Community, LLC is a subsidiary of NameMedia, Inc..
Portland Mercury is a weekly newspaper, website, and blog offering opinions and insightful news articles related to social justice and more. It has won numerous national awards for journalism, arts criticism, and design, making it one of the widely respected and read weeklies in the nation.
The Mercury’s website and blog are Portland’s sources for the latest in local breaking news, events, and comedy. Along with their weekly edition, it also publishes a host of entertaining and informative spin-off magazines.
Portland Mercury was launched in 2000 as a sister publication to Seattle’s The Stranger. It is based in Portland, O.R..
Movie Gallery is a movie news curator founded as a specialty video retail company. Its is the third-largest company in the specialty video retail industry based on revenues and the second-largest in the industry based on stores.
As of December 31, 2004, Movie Gallery owned and operated 2,48 stores located primarily in the rural and secondary markets throughout Nort America, including over 200 stores in Canada. Since the company’s initial public offering in August 1994, Movie Gallery has grown from 97 stores to its present size through acquisitions and new store openings..
WANT is a web-based platform for student journalists and bloggers. It provides them with the necessary tools and connections to compete with the media for important interviews and stories, and launch their journalism careers.
WANT is based in Portland, Oregon.. .
Oregonian Media Group
Oregonian Media Group publishes The Oregonian and OREGONLIVE, their online hub for breaking news, information and community engagement. Their family of print publications also provides hyper-local news to Portland Metro and Southwest Washington.
Together, their coverage is unmatched in the region. They bring readers the stories they care about, when and where they want it, across digital platforms and in print.
That unmatched reach – combined with powerful marketing tools – means they are better positioned to help businesses tell their stories, too.. .
BikePortland is a daily news resource that features the latest news and information from all aspects of the Portland bike scene. The website offers podcasts, a job forum, and listings of stolen bikes that have been reported.
Some of the biking topics it covers include theft, business, equity, science, law, advocacy, media, mountain biking, and more. BikePortland was launched by Jonathan Maus in July 2005 and is operated from Portland, Oregon..
Cinephiled is a destination for high-quality, original, aggregated and user-generated entertainment content, including movie, television and music, reviews, opinions and analysis. The founding team of Cinephiled has years of experience in web application development, digital marketing and entertainment content development and distribution.
Cinephiled’s contributing writers already include such noted reviewers as James Rocchi, Glenn Kenny, Kathleen Murphy, Sean Axmaker, Jim Emerson, Kim Morgan and Richard T. Jameson.
Genre film experts Don Kaye, Jeff Vice, David Walker and Kurt Geltz provide in-depth writing about science fiction, horror and fantasy. Engaging interviewers including Bryan Reesman and Danny Miller chat with filmmakers and actors at the top of their craft — and with those just getting started.
And pop-culture authorities such as Martha Brokenbrough, Gwen Elliot, Myriam Gabriel-Pollock, Frank Paiva and Geoff Kirsch weigh in with commentary, analysis and humor.. .
My World News
My World News is a personalized TV that offers news on demand. Users can access the site through their phone, tablet, or TV.
It helps users discover, follow, and watch news from a number of TV stations. My World News was founded in 2012 and is based in Portland, Oregon..
Oregon Business is an award-winning magazine founded in 1981. The magazine reaches more than 20,000 business, political and civic leaders across the state.
It reports on a wide range of big-tent business topics. In addition to the print magazine, the OB editorial staff produces OregonBusiness.com and a Monday-Friday e-newsletter.
The website features original commentary and reporting from Oregon Business bloggers, contributed opinion pieces, business tips columns and other web exclusive content.. .
Unfiction.com is an online resource for those interested in alternate reality gaming, both from the players’ perspective and from that of the puppetmasters. The site offers information about past, current, and upcoming campaigns; tools and resources to use in playing or creating campaigns; articles, editorials, and interviews about the genre; and a forum section for discussion of the site, genre, and game play.
Unfiction.com is operated from Portland, Oregon.. .
mioNews is a new way to interact with your friends. By building on top of the popular FriendFeed service, mioNews makes finding new stories fun, fast, and quick.
In particular, you can: * Indicate which stories you like, and which you don’t * Get new stories recommended to you automatically * Group your friends in folders, such as Family & Coworkers * Publish stories to your blog, Twitter, and FriendFeed – all at once! * Follow topics of interest & see what the global community thinks. .
Small World News
Small World News is a documentary and new media company dedicated to supporting journalists and activists in under-served communities around the world. It is specialized in mobile media tools, and its team of trainers and network of regional partners have worked in Iraq, Afghanistan, India, Rwanda, Libya, Serbia, and beyond.
Small World News has provided training and resources to organizations and individuals globally with the mission of helping them make their voice heard. The company was started with ‘Alive in Baghdad,’ a weekly news video blog that employed Iraqi journalists to produce stories on daily life in Iraq following the Second Gulf War.
Small Word News is currently a partner in the development of StoryMaker, a free Android-based app that provides users an all-in-one platform to produce and share video, audio, and photo stories. It was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Portland, Oregon..
Ashland Daily Tidings
Ashland Daily Tidings is a news source that delivers Ashland’s local news online and in print six days a week. It publishes news content on business, crime, education, politics and elections, environment, sports, and entertainment.
It also features opinion pieces, obituaries, and classifieds. Ashland Daily Tidings was launched in 1876 and its operations are based in Ashland, Oregon, United States..
Neighborhood Notes offers community-focused news for the Portland, OR metro area. They start conversations that encourage participation, action and collaboration.
With thoughtful and investigative reporting, they are committed to bringing the stories that are often overlooked, but that matter to the people who call Portland home. They care because Portland is their city, too, and they strive to be a resource that fosters communication and connections across all 95 of Portland’s diverse neighborhoods..
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