Georgia Fort just announced BLCK Press. We have known Georgia for several years and she has never been status quo. She was a working journalist the first time we met her. BLCK Press was just announced so we will
“The big news is I am starting my company BLCK Press. To create a community for independent journalists who are amplifying the Black experience. We are not a monolith and I can not tell all our stories but I can create opportunities for other media makers doing this work too. BLCK Press will lead the industry by allowing creators to retain the rights to their work. We will also be a place where society can come and get a diverse perspective that they are not able to get from mainstream media. I’m truly excited about this next chapter and invite you on this journey with me! Feel free to plant a seed and help support other dope independent journalists like myself. We’ve already created paid opportunities for 10 contractors!
The more I journeyed down the path of being an independent journalist the more I realized there was a huge need among that community for specialized resources. There’s some great stories being told but this up and coming journalists aren’t getting exposure. There’s no sustainability because an ecosystem needs to be created. And the public needs more diverse media sources so it only makes sense to create a bridge“