Welcome to Principia Media
Publishing isn’t our job – it’s our passion.
At our core, we are storytellers. We use film and literature to capture the essence of life’s stories, large and small. It is through stories that we change the world.
We are passionate about the stories that lie just beneath the surface, all around us. It is our privilege to bring you a wide range of media to make you think hard, feel deeply, and embrace a new perspective.
D.B. Cooper & Me
The legend of DB Cooper is one that has fascinated and frustrated the world for four decades. He is the only skyjacker to ever pull off a 10,000-ft. getaway and $200,000 cash without harming a soul. Three years ago, a man named Carl revealed to the world that his best friend Walt was DB Cooper. This is his story.
Principia Media in the News
Author becomes publisher at Principia Media
January 4, 2012
Vern Jones’ new book, “The Search for a Meaningful Life,” was also the first step in his new business venture. He created Principia Media last fall, offering authors a new approach to publishing that blends best business practices with what it means to live a meaningful life.
Evenhouse publishes Less Than a Widow
December 11, 2014
Long-time Pella resident Kathleen Evenhouse recently held book signings and free drawings at both The Sanctuary and Smokey Row for her first publication, Less Than a Widow. Published by Principia Media in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and illustrated by Joe Hoksbergen, Pella Christian art teacher grades 2-12, Less Than a Widow is the 3000-year-old story of the life of biblical Ruth told in a contemporary voice that makes it clear that women today are still affected by many of the same issues.
In new memoir, Muskegon woman writes about the life and death of her son (review)
May 12, 2014
There is no word for someone who has lost a child, Roberta King writes in her new memoir, “He Plays a Harp.” “I want one word that expresses the overwhelming sadness, absent dreams and unfinished stories that parents experience when a child we created, brought into the world and love deeply, still, is gone from our lives forever,” King writes.
Who We Are
Do you have a story to tell? We are on the lookout for stories with international significance and shocking truth. Principia not only has the expertise to cultivate your project, but also the integrity to do it well. We are a place of intense curiosity and investigative skills. We combine documentary filmmaking and book publishing to tell your story through multiple mediums. And we take a non-Hollywood, personal approach to you and your project.