Expand Your Community

Cascade Public Media (CPM) is a nonprofit, publicly supported media organization serving the Pacific Northwest. Our mission is to inspire a smarter world, and we are committed to exceptional public television programming and local public interest journalism. Our unique mix of brands connects our communities and helps them to learn, grow and make a difference.

Our Brands


Rick Steves posing in front of the ocean.

KCTS 9 public media brings you the PBS experience of high-quality programming and local stories that entertain, inform and connect you with your community.


Local community members at a rally

Crosscut provides independent, local journalism to Seattle and the Pacific Northwest with in-depth coverage of our region’s key issues.

Piranha Partners

Illustration of Seattle waterfront with skyline and a ferry

Piranha Partners specializes in creative storytelling through graphics, animation, creative writing and distinctive audio. We work with a range of organizations to create stories that motivate action.

Hive media lab

Audience seated in the Hive Media Lab

Hive Media Lab is an innovation lab with collaboration, event and production space – a place for dreams and ideas to grow. With the generous support of Comcast, the space is now available to both CPM and other community organizations.