West View Media is dedicated to transparency and accountability in our financial and organizational affairs. West View Media is an independent nonprofit organization in good standing with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). In addition, West View Media is dedicated to being transparent and accountable with our financial documents. As a media organization we believe that journalism is a public service and as a result, our managing editor has full editorial control on all stories, columns and photographs published in The West View and on our other platforms.

We publish the information below in an effort to meet our own high standard for accountability and transparency.

We also welcome the opportunity to provide additional information when appropriate. If you would like additional information about the financial or policies of West View Media, please contact our executive director Turner C. Bitton at or (801) 564-3860.

Ownership and Funding Disclosures

West View Media is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. As such, we are governed by a board of directors made up of residents and professionals from the community. 

West View Media receives funding from a variety of public sources, outlined below. When evaluating whether or not to seek or accept contributions, advertisements, or gifts from any source, West View Media ensures that the funding aligns with our mission, vision, and values. We do not accept funding that seeks or expects control over our work. 

West View Media receives funding from the following sources:

  • Paid Advertisements
  • Individual Contributors
  • Grantmaking Organizations

Corporate Information 

Tax Identification Number: 45-2675853
State of Utah Entity Number: 8039095-0140
Utah Charitable Solicitations Permit Number: 9838320-CHAR