Prism

POC-led, independent, nonprofit newsroom. Accurate, fearless, ground-up reporting—bc justice requires the full story. We have a 32-hour, four-day workweek from Monday to Thursday.

  • 4 x 8hr days
  • 10-50 employees
  • 100% remote

Who we are

We are a community of journalists, truth-tellers, organizers, and justice seekers committed to delivering in-depth and thought-provoking news and analysis.

Prism is an independent and nonprofit news outlet led by journalists of color. We report from the ground up and at the intersections of injustice. Together, our journalists go where justice requires.

Activists, thought leaders, decision-makers, and all those who believe in justice for all come to Prism for deep reporting and honest insights on the most pressing injustices of our time—delivered through the lens of those who are most impacted.

What we do

When Prism was established in 2019, it was because we knew that the status quo media landscape wasn’t reflecting enough of the truth—and it wasn’t bringing us closer to our vision of collective liberation and justice.

We saw a different path forward, one that we could forge by disrupting and dismantling toxic narratives, uncovering the hard truths of injustice alongside the people experiencing the acute impacts of injustice, and providing a platform for people of color to tell their own stories, and those of their communities.

Our mission

Through in-depth and thought-provoking journalism, Prism reflects the lived experiences of people most impacted by injustice. As an independent and nonprofit newsroom led by journalists of color, we tell stories from the ground up: to disrupt harmful narratives, and to inform movements for justice.

Our team

As an independent and nonprofit newsroom led by journalists of color, we tell stories from the ground up: to disrupt harmful narratives, and to inform movements for justice.

While we are headquartered in California, we are a fully-remote team—with staff member locations ranging from the Bay Area, Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, and the US South.

Consistent with our mission, we believe the experiences of BIPOC, women, the LGBTQ+ community, and other invisibilized groups should be centered in our work and we encourage people from these identities to apply to join us.

Our benefits

  • 32-hour, four-day workweek from Monday to Thursday
  • 100% employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 6 weeks paid vacation, 10 paid holidays, and 2 weeks paid sick leave per year
  • Paid parental leave (16+ weeks)
  • Paid sabbatical leave every 3 years
  • 401(k) match
  • Professional development support
  • Home office stipend
  • All staff are provided with a loaned MacBook Air, AirPods, and additional tech as needed.
  • Much mroe

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Prism overview

Our Working Week

We have a 32-hour, four-day workweek from Monday to Thursday.

  • Mon
  • Tue
  • Wed
  • Thu
  • 🏖️
    Fri

Our Vacation Policy

6 weeks paid vacation, 10 paid holidays, and 2 weeks paid sick leave per year

  • 34 days
  • 52 Fridays
  • 86 days off per year

Scorecard

Top 5
99 / 100
  • +524 days @ 100% salary
  • +11100% remote
  • +1034 days PTO
  • +8Flexible working hours
  • +5Healthcare coverage
  • +13And much more...

Our working Day

  • 7am
    Work between
    7pm
  • 9am
    Typical hours
    5pm

Our Remote Working Policy

While we are headquartered in California, we are a fully-remote team—with staff member locations ranging from the Bay Area, Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, and the US South. We will consider candidates based anywhere within the U.S.

  • Los Angeles
    3
  • Philadelphia
    3
  • San Francisco
    3
  • New York
    2
  • Chicago
    1
  • Charleston
    1
  • Miami
    1
  • Pittsburgh
    1
  • San Diego
    1
  • Tuscaloosa
    1

Our Employee Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) company contribution
  • Flexible working hours
  • Paid parental leave (16+ weeks)
  • Dentalcare
  • Home office stipend

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