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Long Beach’s nonprofit newsroom


The mission of the Long Beach Journalism Initiative is to inform and educate the public by providing timely, accurate and interesting news that inspires readers to think, act and connect with the world around them.

Our values


We are a part of Long Beach.


We humanize the hard facts.


We provide truth and answers to our readers.


We actively seek out all sides.


We tell the truth even when it’s hard.


We hold ourselves and others to account.

Our work

Across our digital, print and multimedia platforms, we cover investigative and accountability stories, City Hall and politics, crime and breaking news, education, health care, business, food and entertainment news you won’t find anywhere else. Click here to learn more about the impact of our work.

Our team

We hire talented, passionate and driven individuals from all walks of life who love Long Beach and work every day to cover the community and its people.

Our Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors guides our mission, governs our budget, and assists in building community partnerships.

Our publications

Our award-winning journalism is published daily on lbpost.com and lbbusinessjournal.com, and printed quarterly in the Long Beach Business Journal.

Support our work

Whether you’re looking to become a member, make a one-time donation or become a corporate sponsor, there are many ways to help fund our work and ensure the sustainability of local news in Long Beach.

Give a donation

We rely on charitable giving to support our work. All donations go directly toward supporting our journalism, including hiring reporters, purchasing equipment and training and support.

Become a member

Become a member to receive vital, accurate and timely information in your inbox and across our web platforms. Plans start as low as $8 per month.

Become a business partner

The Long Beach Post has the largest news staff, with the largest reach, of any media outlet in the city. We average 1.6 million page views to our website per month, 250,000 engaged followers across our social platforms, and over 50,000 readers who subscribe to our newsletters.

Sponsor an event

We host a number of exciting events throughout the year to engage with our readers and bring the community together. Become an event sponsor to give your business, organization or foundation the visibility it deserves. 

Advertising with impact

When you partner with LBJI publications, not only do you reach more of your target audience through our extensive reader network and innovative marketing solutions, but 100% of your ad spend goes to supporting local journalism right here in Long Beach.

Our supporters

Thank you to these major donors, whose financial support makes our work possible.

Long Beach Journalism Initiative

a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. EIN 93-4121848.

5318 E. 2nd St. #304
Long Beach, CA 90803

(562) 655-7678