Seattle Medium

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Seattle Medium
TypeWeekly newspaper[1]
Owner(s)Tiloben Publishing Company
Launched1970; 50 years ago (1970)[1]
CountryUnited States
WebsiteOfficial website

The Seattle Medium is an African-American newspaper that serves Seattle, Washington. It was founded in January 1970, and bore the name The Medium from 1970 to 1983.[2]

Its parent company, the Tiloben Publishing Company, also publishes the Seattle Metro Homemaker, the Tacoma True Citizen (Tacoma, Washington), and the Portland Medium (Portland, Oregon).[3] CEO Chris H. Bennett also owns radio stations KRIZ 1420 AM and KYIZ 1620 AM (better known as The Z Twins), as well as the Portland station KBMS 1480 AM. The company bills itself as "the largest African American owned and operated communications company in the Pacific Northwest."


  1. ^ a b Danky, James Philip; Hady, Maureen E., eds. (1998). African-American newspapers and periodicals : a national bibliography. Harvard University Press. p. 507. ISBN 9780674007888.
  2. ^ "About The medium. (Seattle) 1970-1983". Chronicling America. Library of Congress. Retrieved 2020-01-12.
  3. ^ "About Us". The Seattle Medium. Retrieved 2020-01-24.

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