What we Do

 

Voice Media Ventures is a multimedia company that includes news weekly print and digital editions, film and new media content production, and a strategic communications firm specializing in community outreach and engagement. Its longstanding philanthropic and educational work includes innovative program development in media, history, the arts, and professional development.

Our Mission

We create quality content and experiences that inform, educate, and inspire, and provide thoughtful strategies to engage and connect communities.

Our Vision

To inspire better communities through the dynamic delivery of information.
What we Value

01 Creativity

 

02 Collaboration

 

03 Community

 

Properties & Projects

Community Media. Reimagined.

Black Voice News

Starting in Riverside in 1972 as the weekly print publication the Black Voice News was the first African-American newspaper on the west coast to publish a website. The advocacy publication has evolved into an online platform covering important topics and key issues for African-Americans in the Golden State.

The IE Voice

The VOICE is a community newspaper, published weekly in Inland Southern California.

Hindsight Productions

Hindsight Productions is a creative content production company, whose first feature film, My Name is Myeisha, has received critical acclaim and won numerous awards at film festivals both nationally and internationally.

BPC Media Works

BPC Media Works is a strategic communications firm specializing in community engagement, media, government relations, and political affairs in California.

Black Voice Foundation

The Black Voice Foundation was founded in 1988 with a mission to train and educate individuals in print media. The Foundation now includes digital and electronic media and a burgeoning set of projects in the fields of education, professional development, media, history, and the arts.

Mapping Black California

Mapping Black California is a collaborative community mapping project, incorporating technology, data, geography, and place- based study to better understand the African American community in the State of California.

Footsteps To Freedom

The Footsteps to Freedom Tour, founded by Black Voice Foundation, partners with multiple school districts and other entities, to lead a unique study tour experience of the Underground Railroad, one of America’s most significant freedom movements.

The Gore Collection

The Gore Collection features rare antebellum artifacts from the collection of Jerry Gore, a prominent historian who served as a docent on the Footsteps to Freedom Underground Railroad Study Tours for 20 years.

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Meet our Team

If you can’t see yourself working with someone for life, don’t work with them for a day.
Chris Allen

Chris Allen

Creative Director

Chuck Bibbs

Chuck Bibbs

Digital Director

Alexander Brown-Hinds

Alexander Brown-Hinds

Social Media Assistant

Hardy Brown II

Hardy Brown II

Black Voice Foundation

Marla Matime

Marla Matime

Project & Communications Dir.

Paulette Brown-Hinds, PhD

Paulette Brown-Hinds, PhD

Founder/Publisher

Rickerby Hinds

Rickerby Hinds

Managing Partner

Andrew Hardin

Andrew Hardin

Project Director

Candice Mays

Candice Mays

Project Manager

Stephanie Williams

Stephanie Williams

Editor/Writer

Bergis Jules

Bergis Jules

General Manager

Susan Morris

Susan Morris

General Manager

Kennedy Schneider

Kennedy Schneider

Project Assistant

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In the News

 

Equity and Inclusion
A Publisher’s Journey with GIS

Black Voice News Awarded $100,000 Facebook Grant
Facebook’s Journalism Project

The James Irvine Foundation
announced the appointment of two new members of its Board of Directors today.

Dr. Paulette Brown-Hinds
The Community Foundation

Mapping Black California with Esri

Foundation Spotlight
Philanthropist Paulette Brown-Hinds

Dr. Paulette Brown-Hinds
Celebrating the Woman and Her Work

Empowering Women’s Voices at Esri and Beyond

UC Riverside hosts Council on Competitiveness ‘Exploring Innovation Frontiers Initiative’

Black History Month events in San Bernardino celebrate heritage, achievements

Research Reveals “Opportunity Industries” in The Inland Empire

New Executive Takes Top Post as State Newspapers Tackle Minority Concerns on Statewide Issues Like the 2020 U.S. Census

CSUSB and the Black Faculty Staff and Student Association hosts the 7th Annual Pioneer Breakfast

Brown-Hinds Elected First African-American to Lead California’s Oldest Press Association

California Census 2020 Campaign Announces Partnerships with Black-Owned and Operated Media Partners

CalMatters Names Three Media and Industry Leaders To Its Board

Contact Us Online

Get in touch, We would love to chat

1201 University Ave Ste. 210 Riverside, California 92507

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