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Building blocks in the emerging local news ecosystem

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  • 30A

    With over 1.4 million social media fans, 30A (www.30A.com) covers life in small beach towns along Florida's Gulf Coast. The brand is inspired by a beach-front road named "Scenic Highway 30-A" that runs across the region. In addition to 30A.com, there are also free 30A iOS and Android apps, a 24/7 digital radio station (www.30Aradio.com), a local real estate site (www.30Arealestate.com) and an e-commerce platform (www.30Agear.com). Key metrics cover multiple 30A platforms.

  • 40 South News

    40 South News is an local news site that covers Brentwood, Maplewood and Richmond Heights, a suburban community southwest of St. Louis. The site was founded in 2013 in by Doug Miner, a former Patch.com editor.

  • 70 West Sentinel

    70 West Sentinel is an online source for news, information, and issues of importance to cities along the I-70 corridor in St. Charles and Warren Counties, Missouri. The site was launched in 2014 by Tamara Duncan, an former editor for Patch.com. Revenue: Advertising.

  • A Child Grows in Brooklyn

    A Child Grows in Brooklyn provides news and information for parents, including child-friendly events and parenting tips. The owners purchased the site from its founder in 2013. Revenue: Advertising, including sponsored posts.

  • Ada Icon

    Ada Icon, sister site to Bluffton Icon, launched in 2012 serving the town of Ada in northwestern Ohio. Fred Steiner operates the two sites. Revenue: Advertising.

  • Akronist

    The Akronist seeks to capture compelling multimedia stories of everyday people in the community. The website is an extension of the Akron Digital Media Center, a partnership between Akron Community Foundation and the Akron-Summit County Public Library. The project trains citizens to create multimedia stories using small cameras and mobile devices, whose content is uploaded to social media and the Akronist website. Revenue: Grants, sponsorships.

  • Alhambra Source

    Alhambra Source is a nonprofit organization that serves a city of about 85,000, predominantly Asian and Hispanic immigrants, in California's San Gabriel Valley. Launched in 2010 by the USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism, the organization in 2017 began a two-year transition toward becoming an indepenent outlet. The site relies on community contributors working with a professional journalist. The site seeks to serve "as a forum for local voices, and a platform for the expression and development of writers, videographers, and photographers." Bonus points: Content in Spanish and Mandarin as well as English.

  • Altadena Now

    Altadena Now covers local news and events focused on the Altadena and Pasadena areas in California. The site now publishes daily. Publisher James Macpherson also operates Pasadena Now. Revenue: Advertising

  • AntiochTenn.com

    AntiochTenn.com covers schools, crime, business news and events in a suburban community in southeast Nashville. Antioch, zip code 37013, is a diverse area that is the largest community in Nashville. Our focus is to recapture the "small town newspaper feel" in a digital format. Revenue: Advertising, subscriptions.

  • Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting

    The Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting is an independent, nonprofit media organization dedicated to statewide accountability journalism in Arizona. AZCIR’s mission is to produce, foster and promote investigative journalism through original and collaborative reporting, public events and trainings, for the betterment of our communities.

  • Arkansas Nonprofit News Network

    Arkansas Nonprofit News Network was launched in 2016 by veteran journalist Lindsey Millar. The nonprofit has produced investigative and explanatory projects focused on health care, public corruption, environment and child welfare. Revenue: Crowdfunding, donations.

  • Arlington Voice

    Local news on business, politics, education and crime. Produces interactive maps on subjects like dangerous structures. Founder is Zack Maxwell. Revenue: subscriptions and advertising.

  • ARLnow

    Editor and founder Scott Brodbeck is a former local TV news producer. He launched ARLNow in January 2010, aiming to provide up-to-the-minute local coverage in Arlington, VA. Brodbeck also operates Reston Now.

  • Around P Town

    A Prophetstown, Illinois publication covering subjects like local government, religion and farming. Has photo galleries and local directories. Makes use of Facebook Live. Editor is Dan Eyrich. Revenue: Advertising.

  • Aspen Journalism

    Founded in January 2011, Aspen Journalism is a local, nonprofit, and investigative news organization.


  • Austin EcoNetwork

    Austin EcoNetwork is a community website and with a twice a week newslater featuring the latest environmental news in Austin, TX. It offers Eco news, Eco Events Calendar, Eco Jobs and an Austin Eco Directory. 

    Revenue: Advertising

  • Austin Monitor

    The Austin Monitor is a nonprofit site published by the Capital of Texas Media Foundation, which was formed in 2013 and received nonprofit status in 2015. The site covers civic affairs, including government and development, in Austin and central Texas. Revenue: Donations, sponsorships.

  • Austin Talks

    Austin Talks covers a large Austin neighborhood on Chicago's West side. Many stories are produced by students at Columbia College. Topics: Local news, opinion. Revenue: Grants.

  • Ballston Journal Online

    The Ballston Journal made the transition from print to digital-only in 2012. Prior to that, it was a newspaper that had covered the Ballston Spa, New York, community since 1798. Revenue: Advertising.

  • Baltimore Brew

    Baltimore Brew covers local news and aims to give readers their "daily mug of news and views." Topics: Politics, environment, real estate, business, education transportation, crime, media. Revenue: Advertising.

  • Baltimore Fishbowl

    Baltimore Fishbowl seeks to report the fun, factual and sometimes controversial scoop on local schools, real estate, money and power, culture, lifestyle and community. The work is all done by freelancers. Revenue: Advertising. Bonus Point: Exceptional site design.

  • Baristanet

    Baristanet has been making local news entertaining and interactive in northern New Jersey since 2004. Food, entertainment, arts coverage, real estate and kids/parenting/education. Revenue: Advertising.

  • bctv.org

    bctv.org is a nonprofit corporation committed to providing live programming on cable TV and online, produced and hosted by people in the Berks County community. 
    Community members are welcome to submit stories, photos and video about issues, events and activities in Berks County as well as comments, opinions, and reviews. 



  • Bedford + Bowery

    Bedford + Bowery is operated by New York University's journalism school in collaboration with New York magazine. Local events, businesses, history and crime are among the topics covered in New York's East Village, Lower East side, Williamsburg, Bushwick and Greenpoint. The magazine hosts the website and NYU provides a full-time editor as well as paid interns and freelancers. The site is the successor to a local site operated by NYU and the New York Times, the Local East Village, which operated from 2010-2013.

  • Bellevue Home Page

    This site is part of the Home Page Media Group and covers local news in the Nashville suburb of Bellevue. Sister sites: Brentwood Home Page, Franklin Home Page, Nolensville Home Page, Spring Hill Home Page, The Rutherford Source. Revenue: Advertising

  • BenitoLink

    Benito Link is a community-driven, non-profit local news site serving rural Benito County, which borders Santa Clara County, California. The nonprofit site seeks donations and sponsorships among other funding sources. Its mission is to inform all residents in decisions and engage them in order to improve our community's "quality of life."

  • Berkeleyside

    Berkeleyside is the independent, award-winning local news site in Berkeley, Calif. covering news in Berkeley and the East Bay. Founded in 2009 by three professional journalists: Tracey Taylor, Lance Knobel and Frances Dinkelspiel. Topics: Local news, crime, business, arts, food etc. Revenue: Advertising, membership, events.

  • Bike Portland

    BikePortland covers all things bicycling in Portland, Oregon. In 2013, publisher Jonathan Maus joined forces with Michael Anderson, who had run Portland Afoot for three years. The site also has a podcast channel (TheBikePortland Podcast).

    Revenue: Advertising, photo sales, reader contributions.

  • Birmingham Watch

    The Birmingham Watch covers public affairs topics, including politics and education, in Birmingham, Alabama. The site operates as a nonprofit. Revenue: Sponsorship and foundation support

  • BK Reader

    Arts, culture, lifestyle and business news from Brooklyn. Geolocates its stories. Editor is C. Zawadi Morris. Revenue: advertising.

  • Bklyner

    Bklyner was formed in 2017 with the merger of a more than half dozen neighborhood news sites sites launched or acquired by Brooklyn community news pioneer Leina Zagore starting in 2013. Bklyner covers covers events and local news in neighborhoods throughout Brooklyn. Previous sites were Ditmas Park Corner, Park Slope Stoop, South Slope News, KensingtonBK as well as Sheepshead Bites and Bensonhurst Bean acquired from Ned Berke in 2014, and Fort Greene Focus acquired from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. Revenue: Advertisting, membership.

  • Black Hills Knowledge Network

    The Black Hills Knowledge Network, a partnership with local libraries, seeks to be a central place where citizens can find key data about their community. Revenue: Grants

  • Bladen Online

    Bladen County publication with crime coverage, features, agriculture news and other subjects. Erin Smith is the general manager. Revenue: advertising.

  • Blowing Rock News

    Our editorial mission is to capture the "heart" of Blowing Rock and its surrounding communities in Western North Carolina. Revenue: advertising.

  • Bluffton Icon

    Fred Steiner launched The Bluffton Icon in 2009 for this rural northwestern Ohio community of nearly 4,000. Today it draws 1,000 views each weekday and has more than 55 advertisers. In March, 2012, Steiner launched a sister site, The Ada Icon, in a nearby community. Revenue: Advertising.

  • BoiseDev

    Boise Dev is covers construction, infrastructure and other development industry topics. Publisher and owner is Don Day, who was a Knight Stanford fellow in 2018. Revenue: advertising and memberships that give access to audio content and other exclusive editorial.

     

  • Brentwood Home Page

    Brentwood Home Page launched in 2009, the flagship of Home Page Media Group, which covers local news in the suburbs of Nashville, TN. Kelly Gilfillan, a member of the board of LION Publishers, became sole owner in June 2014. In October 2018, FW Publising acquired the Home Page Media Group, with Gilfillan overseeing the group as  publisher. The group also publishes Bellevue Home Page, Franklin Home Page, Nolensville Home PageSpring Hill Home Page and Business Williamson. Revenue: Advertising. (Revenue data reflects the entire organization.)

  • Brick Shorebeat

    Brick Shorebeat is focused on local news and events in New Jersey's Brick Township. The site was founded in 2014 by former Brick Patch.com editor Daniel Nee, who subsequently launched Toms River Shorebeat and Lavallette-Seaside & Ortley Beach Shorebeat. Revenue: Advertising.

  • Bridge

    Bridge is a nonprofit online publication that focuses on public policy issues in the state of Michigan including education, government, quality of life and vulnerable children and families. Revenue: Grants, donations.

  • Bridgeliner

    One of several Whereby.Us media outlets, Bridgeliner is a Portland, Oregon publication that produces community news and has a regular newsletter. Whereby.Us also operaties New Tropic in Miami, Pulptown in Orlando, and The Evergrey in Seattle. In March 2019, Jim Brady's Spirited Media announced that it had sold The Incline in Pittsburgh to Whereby.Us. Revenue: advertising and memberships.

  • Bristow Beat

    Bristow Beat is dedicated to telling unique stories from this suburban Northern Virginia town. It covers police and crime, schools, business and local development as well as events. Revenue: Advertising.

  • Brooklyn Based

    Brooklyn Based is a site that covers the people, places and events happening in Brooklyn. It was founded in 2007 by Nicole Davis. Revenue: Advertising.

  • Brownstoner

    Launched in 2004, Brownstoner began by chronicling Brooklyn’s rapid evolution through the lens of real estate and renovation.m As Brooklyn transitioned from “outer borough” to primary destination, Brownstoner grew from a pioneering blog to a respected digital publication whre people can find or sell a home, make a home better, and learn about the past, present and future of Brooklyn.

  • Buffalo Rising

    Buffalo Rising was founded to cover urban development and community activism in Buffalo. Revenue: Advertising.

  • Building Austin

    This site is about the growth and development in Austin, TX. It covers construction, transportation and political news about Austin. It posts frequently and engages its readers through social media. Revenue: Advertising

  • Bungalower

    Bungalower covers the downtown Orlando neighborhoods and Downtown Orlando. Launched by Matt Broffman, a former Reynolds Journalism Institute fellow, the site focuses on growth, development, quality of life issues, local events and real estate. Bungalower's revenue model is focused on consumer revenue vs just advertising revenue. Bungalower launched a Membership program in 2014.

  • Bushwick Daily

    Bushwick Daily is a news, culture and entertainment site focused on the Brooklyn neighborhood, Bushwick. It was founded in 2010 by former lawyer Katarina Hybenova. Revenue: Advertising. 

  • Cal Coast News

    The was co-founded by Daniel Blackburn in January 2008. He is a veteran journalist, best selling author and former capitol bureau chief for the Orange County Register. The site produces news in the public interest for San Luis Obispo County. The editor is Bill Loving.

  • Calbuzz

    Journalist, author, TV talk show host Jerry Roberts and pollster, writer and communication consultant Phil Trounstine head this site about California politics. Revenue: Advertising. Bonus Point: They were named by the Washington Post as the best non-partisan site about politics in California.

  • CalMatters

    CalMatters is a nonprofit news organization that covers state news in California. The organization distributes its content through more than 150 media partners around the state. Revenue: Donations, foundation grants, sponsorships.

  • Cambridge Day

    Cambridge Day covers local news, events, business and arts and culture in Cambridge and Somerville, Mass. It has an advertising partnership with two sites in neighboring communities — Inside Medford and Your Arlington.

  • Cape Cod Today

    CapeCodToday.com, based in South Dennis, MA is the only free online new site covering the entiore Cape Cod area.  It was founded in February 1997 and is owned and operated by eCape.

  • Capitol Hill Blog

    Capitol Hill Blog, founded by Justin Carder, is a leader in Seattle's hyper busy micro local ecosystem. Lots of items contributed by users. Topics: Local news, events. Revenue: Advertising.

  • Carolina Public Press

    Founded in 2011, Carolina Public Press is a nonprofit online news service providing Western North Carolina with unbiased, in-depth and investigative reporting and educational opportunities. Revenue: grants, donations.

  • Carson Now

    Carson Now, in operation since 2009, covers a mix of local events and local government and crime news. Revenue: Sponsorships and advertising.

  • Cary Citizen

    CaryCitizen publishes daily community news for the fast-growing town of Cary, NC  in the region known as "The Triangle."  Stories are mostly written by a full-time writer with additional content submitted by local citizens. Other lines of business include festival event management, film & video production, photography services, and a quarterly printed downtown map. The site won a Knight Digital Media Center fellowship in news entrepreneurship in 2011.

  • Catalyst Chicago

    Catalyst is a watchdog and resource for school improvement in Chicago, writing about what is working, what is not working and why. The site has four target audiences: parents, educators, community members and policy makers. 

  • Center for Investigative Reporting

    The Center for Investigative Reporting was established in 1977. It upped its digital presence significantly in 2009, when it founded Calfiornia Watch, an investigative news organization focused on the state of California. In 2012, CIR merged with The Bay Citizen, a two-year-old local news start up in San Francisco. In 2013, CIR consolidated California Watch and The Bay Citizen into a single brand and website. With the merger, CIR gained about $5 million in Bay Citizen donations, more than doubling its annual expenditures. The organization is increasingly focused on develoption national publication partners and growing syndication revenue. Its work has won numerous journalism prizes.

  • Chadds Ford Live

    The site provides local news, including police, fire and government news, for Chadds Ford, east of Philadelphia. Revenue: Advertising. Bonus points: Business directory.

  • Chalkbeat Colorado

    Chalkbeat Colorado used to be Ed News Colorado.  It is a founding bureau of Chalkbeat, a nonprofit network of  sites covering education formed in 2013. Other Chalkbeats: New YorkIndianaTennessee, Detroit, Newark, and Chicago. Chalkbeat was granted nonprofit tax status by the IRS in 2014. Revenue: Foundation grants, sponsorships, job board. 

  • Chalkbeat Indiana

    Chalkbeat Indiana, launched in 2014, is part of the small, nonprofit, Chalkbeat network that covers schools and education policy. Other sites: Chalkbeat Colorado, Chalkbeat New YorkChalkbeat Tennessee, Detroit, Chicago and Newark. Chalkbeat was granted nonprofit tax status by the IRS in 2014. Revenue: Grants, sponsorships.

  • Chalkbeat New York

    Chalkbeat New York used to be Gotham Schools. It is a founding bureau of Chalkbeat, a nonprofit network of schools sites formed in 2013. Chalkbeat was co-founded by Education News Colorado (now Chalkbeat Colorado) and has opened news operations in IndianaTennessee. Chicago, Detroit and Newark.  Revenue: Foundation grants, sponsorships, job board. 

     

  • Chalkbeat Tennessee

    Chalkbeat Tenneessee, launched in 2014, is part of the nonprofit Chalkbeat network that covers schools and education policy. Chalkbeat was granted nonprofit tax status by the IRS in 2014. Other sites: Chalkbeat Colorado, Chalkbeat New YorkChalkbeat Indiana, Chalkbeat Detroit, and Chalkbeat Newark. Revenue: Grants, job board.

  • Charlotte Agenda

    Modern local media company covering Charlotte, NC. 

  • Charlottesville Tomorrow

    Charlottesville Tomorrow was launched in September 2005 and is a non-profit organization. It focuses on local growth, development, education and politics.  Through media partnerships it provides content to the local newspaper, The Daily Progress. Revenue: Donations, grants, underwriting.

  • Cheektowaga Chronicle

    Local news—development, schools, policing, and neighborhoods, along with other subjects. Publisher is James Herr, II. Revenue: advertising, including video and email newsletter ads.

  • Chelsea Update

    Chelsea Update covers local events and community news in Chelsea, a small city in Michigan. The site was started in 2009, took a hiatus in 2011 and then re-launched in 2012. Revenue: Advertising, donations.

  • Chicago Talks

    Chicago Talks is run by Columbia College and gets most of its content from Columbia students. Topics: Local stories that other outlets are not covering, including Chicagos poorer neighborhoods. Revenue: Grants, university support. Exploring advertising.

  • Church Hill People's News

    Church Hill People's News is an all-volunteer site that covers the East End of  of Richmond, Va. With more than 100,000 pageviews per month and a real-world impact, CHPN has become a community resource for sharing information and helping connect communities in a diverse and changing area of the city.

  • City Limits

    City Limits is a nonprofit news organization in New York City that "strengthens community engagement on civic, economic, and social justice issues." In addition to producing content, the organization organizes events centered on civic issues. Founded as a print organization in 1976, it launched a new website in 2010 and went online only in 2012. In 2011, City Limits received foundation funding to launch the Brooklyn Bureau and in 2012 City Limits acquired the Bronx News Network. In 2014, both sites had been folded into the main City Limits site and the Bronx segment was renamed Bronx Bureau. Revenue: Grants, ad sponsorships, donations, syndications.

  • Civic Story

    Civic Story, formerly New Jersey Arts News, is a nonprofit that produces short videos about innovative, creative activity in New Jersey. Revenue: Grants, donations.

  • Civil Beat

    Civil Beat is the largest news outlet dedicated to public affairs reporting about Hawaii. It focuses on investigative and watchdog journalism, in-depth enterprise reporting, analysis and commentary that gives readers a broad view on important issues and challenges leaders to do better. Civil Beat also works to foster community discussion by providing a place where citizens can debate important issues in a civil manner. Revenue: Metered paywall with monthly subscriptions.

  • Clutch MOV

    Clutch MOV covers the Mid-Ohio Valley through the eyes of young professiionals. Owner Sarah Arnold says the site endeavors to "bring light to our communities’ hidden gems, offer a fresh perspective on old favorites, uplift local people, places, and events, and publish positive, current content each week for our readers." Revenue: Advertising.

  • Coachella Valley Independent

    The Independent reports on local issues as well as arts and culture in desert communities of the Coachella Valley in inland Southern California. It also publishes a monthly print edition. Revenue: Advertising, gift certificate market, distribution services, memberships, events.

  • Coconut Grove Grapevine

    A local news site focused on Coconut Grove, a small village in Miami, Florida. News, opinions, and photography. Editor and publisher is Tom Falco. Revenue: advertising.

  • Columbus Navigator

    Columbus Navigator, launched in 2017 by James Arney, covers events, things to do, and real estate in Columbus, Ohio. Revenue: advertising.

  • Columbus Underground

    Columbus Underground features events, entertainment, business and government coverage in Ohio's largest city. It also maintains active discussion boards. Revenue: Advertising.

  • Conejo Valley Happening

    Conejo Valley Happening is a local community site that focuses on arts, dining, and local events in Conejo Valley, a region of cities north of Los Angeles. It was started in 2014 by Susan Pascal, a former Patch.com editor. Revenue: Advertising.

  • Confluence Denver

    Confluence Denver covers development entreprenuership, and innovation in Denver. It was founded by Eric Peterson. Revenue: Foundations, sponsorships.

  • Connecticutt Health Investigative Team

    The Connecticut Health Investigative Team provides indepth coverage of health and safety issues, including veterans' health, women's health, and environmental health in Connecticut and the surrounding region. The nonprofit launched in 2012. Revenue: Grants, donations.

  • Crosscut

    Crosscut began as an LLC that transitioned to a nonprofit serving Seattle and "The Greater Nearby." Crosscut aggregates local news and blogs and invites audience contributions in addition to its own original reporting. Pushing ahead in digital publishing, Crosscut also puts out a Kindle edition. Revenue: Advertisements and donations

  • Daily Bulldog

    Local news–including event coverage, notices features stories and arts coverage–as well as event listings, a space to request volunteers for local events/initiatives and a business directory. Editor is Ben Hanstein. Revenue: advertising.

  • Decaturish

    A website reporting on Decatur and other Atlanta metro area towns. Has an events calendar and podcast. Editor and publisher is Dan Whisenhunt. Revenue: regular donations and advertising.

  • Delaware Business Now!

    A business-to-business website and five-day-a-week newsletter serving the state of Delaware. The digital business was founded in 2013 by Doug Rainey, a 25-year veteran of business journals in the state of Delaware. The site showed steady growth in page views and advertising under the name Delaware Business Daily. In 2015, the site was rebranded under Delaware Business Now. The flagship product is the newsletter, with an every other week print-focused business journal. 

  • Delaware Currents

    The Delaware Current covers environmental news about the Delaware River and its surrounding communities. The site is a registered 501(3)(c) nonprofit organization. The site also publishes a monthly e-newsletter. Revenue: Sponsored content and reader donations

  • Detour Detroit

    Publishes local news, alongside other methods of outreach like events. Their front-page product is their newsletter. CEO is Ashley Woods. Revenue: memberships, events, native ads and consulting.

  • Dkon Pittsburgh Sports

    This site is based in Pittsburgh and started in 2014. It was started by Dejan Kovacevic,  a local sports columnist who wanted to strike out on his own and cover sports his way. He covers all Pittsburgh sports both professional and local collegiate sports. 

    Revenue: Paid app, subscription, sells site merchandise (hats with their logo, t-shirts, etc), advertising. 

  • Dubois County Free Pess

    Dubois County Free Press covers ocal news including business and culture coverage in Huntingburg, Indiana. Revenue: advertising and job listings.

  • E'ville Eye

    The E'ville Eye is Emeryville, CA's only independent news site. The Eye covers crime, local government, business, development and new restaurants. Revenue: Advertising, membership and a couple of "patron" donors. 

  • East Cobb News

    This site covers East Cobb, a suburban area northwest of Atlanta, with general-interest news and information and a focus on local government, schools, transportation, public safety, small business, community service and events. Revenue: Local advertising. 

  • East County Today

    Local news for three California counties and Sacramento. Maintains a newsletter, event listings and a podcast. Revenue: donations, marketing services and advertising.

  • East Idaho News

    Provides local area news, including politics, outdoors and other subjects. Healthy features content, and produces a weekly news show. News director is Nate Eaton. Revenue: advertising.

  • Eastsider LA

    The Eastsider LA, operated by Jesus Sanchez, covers Echo Park with snippets from 20 surrounding neighborhoods on the northeast side of Los Angeles. Topics: Crime, education, government, life. Revenue: Advertising.

  • Edgeville Buzz

    An Edgewater, Illinois publication featuring local news, arts and lifestyle coverage, and community interviews. Revenue: advertising.

  • EdSource Today

    EdSource Today is a California news organization focused on education. Launched in 2012 by the nonprofit EdSource, it has the largest staff covering education of any newsroom in Calfornia. Revenue: Foundation grants.

  • El Paso Herald Post

    This site covering news, opinion, sports and other topics for El Paso and surrounding areas in southwest Texas was launched in 2015.  The El Paso Herald Post recently launched a podcast and offers live video reports, multimedia stories and television show development.

     

  • Energy News Network

    Launched in 2010 as Midwest Energy News, this nonprofit site has expanded to provide four regional news services (adding Southeast, Northeast and Western since 2015). The organization tracks shifts from fossil fuels to clean energy in each region. Revenue: Grants, donations.

  • eNews Park Forest

    This site serves the community of Park Forest south of Chicago, covering local government crime, education, local businesses and community and human interest news. Publisher is Gary Kopycinski. Revenue: Subscriptions

  • eParis Extra

    eParis Extra is an online news site that is structured like a conventional newspaper with community obituaries and regularly updated columns (topics ranging from politics, technology to health and senior living).  It is a for-profit organization associated with 413 Media Corp. Revenue: Local and web ads (flash promotion, photo stills, & sales promotions)

  • EQ (Entrepreneur Quarterly)

    EQ, short for Entrepreneur Quarterly, is a relatively new site that focuses on tech startups in St. Louis, MO. The site started in 2015 and supports itself with sponsorships by several large companies and universities. Supporters include Washington University and Saint Louis University, which distribute EQ's quarterly print magazine on their campuses. Revenue: Local company sponsorships, web ads.

  • Escondido Grapevine

    The Escondido Grapevine covers local news focused on the Escondido, San Marcos, and the Valley Center areas in California. Along with 24/7 online news coverage, the site now publishes a weekly print newspaper. Revenue: Sponsorships, donations, grants, advertising.

     

  • Essex County Place

    Essex County Place/PlaceNJ.com is unifying Essex County, New Jersey's 22 municipalities with news about business, education, transportation, media, and culture in Greater Newark. 

  • Eugene Daily News

    Eugene Daily News covers news, crime, events and culture in Eugene, Oregon. It was founded 2011 by Kelly Asay. Revenue: Advertising.

  • Evanston Now

    Evanston Now covers local news and events in Evanston, Illinois. The site was founded in 2006 by Bill Smith. Revenue: local advertising and reader subscriptions.

  • Exit133

    Exit133 covers planning, urban development, and real estate in Tacoma, Washington. 

  • Farmington Voice

    Farmington Voice is a local news site that covers the Farmington and Farmington Hills communities in Michigan. The site was founded in 2014 by Joni Hubred-Golden, a former Patch.com editor for those two cities. Revenue: Advertising, voluntary subscriptions, live events.

  • Fauquier Now

    Fauquier Now offers local news, opinion and feature content. Produces regular audio content and a newsletter. Ellen Fox Emerson is the publisher. Revenue: advertising.

  • Fayetteville Flyer

    The Fayetteville Flyer is an online news source focusing on professional city government reporting and coverage of local business, arts and events.

  • Florida Bulldog

    Florida Bulldog is an independent, nonpartisan, non-profit news site, providing authoritative local, regional and statewide reporting in the public interest. Staffed by professional journalists, it carries staff-written stories about government and policy mixed with watchdog stories from national sites such as the Center for Public Integrity. Revenue: donations, story sales, advertising.

  • Florida Center for Investigative Reporting

    The Florida Center for Investigative Reporting was founded in 2010 to investigate corruption, waste and injustice in partnership with traditional and emerging news media in Florida. In 2016, the organization refocused on three programs: 1) offering individual grants of $500 to $5,000 to journalists working on Florida stories; investigating Islamophobia and the intersection of national security and civil liberties in partnership with national media; and acting as a fiscal sponsor for journalism organizations and individual journalists to receive funding that requires a 501(c)(3) umbrella. Revenue: Grants, individual contributions, data analysis.

  • Framingham Source

    Local news, notices, obituaries and more for Framingham, Mass. Has a newsletter. Susan Petroni is the publisher and editor. Revenue: Advertising, donations.

  • Franklin Home Page

    Franklin Home Page was launched in 2012 by Susan Leathers and Kelly Gilfillan as part of Home Page Media Group, which covers local news in the suburbs of Nashville, TN. Kelly Gilfillan, a member of the board of LION Publishers, became sole owner in June 2014. In October 2018, FW Publising acquired the Home Page Media Group, with Gilfillan overseeing the group as associate publisher. The group also publishes Brentwood Home PageBellevue Home PageHome  Nolensville Home Page, and Spring Hill Home Page. Revenue: Advertising

  • Front Porch Forum

    Front Porch Forum's mission is to help neighbors connect and build community.  We do that by hosting regional networks of online neighborhood forums.

    FPF currently serves every community in the state of Vermont and is exploring expansion to other locales.  More than one out of three households in Vermont participates in their local FPF.

  • Genesee Sun

    This site, launched by Joshua Williams, has implemented a paywall. After 90 seconds, users are asked to subscribe. With an annual subscription ($39.99), users are offered discounts at local businesses. Williams says he is maintaining about 10,000 unique visitors a month with the paywall. The site also draws revenue from advertising. Bonus points: Has a video portal and streams local high school sports and other programming.

  • Gentilly Messenger

    Gentilly Messenger was launched in 2016 and covers government, politics, business, crime and community events at the neighborhood level in the Gentilly area of New Orleans. Sister sites are Uptown Messenger and Mid-City Messenger. Revenue: Advertising.

  • Georgia CEO

    Georgia CEO launched in 2010 to publish more detailed coverage of business than other local publications were providing. In addition to profiles of local business owners and articles about business strategy, Georgia CEO conducts and features video interviews with local business leaders. It also maintains a business directory. With over 30,000 subscribers around the state our publications deliver daily, custom content in 8 locales. Albany CEO, Athens CEO, Metro Atlanta CEO, Augusta CEO, Columbus CEO, Macon CEO, Savannah CEO and Valdosta CEO. Revenue: Sponsorships.

  • Georgia Health News

    Georgia Health News is a nonprofit site that covers news about health care as well as a resource guide to help residents navigate the system. Revenue: Grants, sponsorships, donations.

  • Germantown Pulse

    Local news for Germantown, Maryland. Covers local sports, arts, and happenings, and has event listings. Founder and editor is Kevin O'Rourke. Revenue: advertising and donations.

  • Glen Rock News Today

    This site covers local news, including coverage of local institutions like the police department, city government and library in Glen Rock, New Jersey. It has a as a section for local childrens' submissions of creative work. Revenue: advertising, including in print.

  • Global Atlanta

    This site started in 1993 and covers an interesting niche of global business, education and culture with local Atlanta spin. The site engages in social media, maintains an extensive events calander, provides a job board and contact list. 

    Revenue: Advertising

  • Golden.com

    Golden.com was started in 2007 and covers community news in Golden, Colorado. The site has many useful links for tourists and locals including a dining, shopping and brewery directory. Revenue: Sponsorship and ads.

  • GoLocalProv

    GoLocalProv is one of three websites operated by the GoLocal group, headed by Josh Fenton. Lauched in 2010, the site provides local news including politics, sports, business and lifestyle news via text and video. In 2017, the organization launched Go Local Live on Facebook and other social media platforms to bring newsmakers to viewers in real time. Other sites are in Worcester, MA, and Portland, OR. Revenue: Advertising.

  • GOOD Morning Wilton

    GOOD Morning Wilton covers community events, news and profiles of people in Wilton, Connecticut. The site was founded by Heather Borden Hervé, who formerly worked for the Wilton Patch and has also produced TV news segments. Revenue: Local Advertising and Membership program.

  • Gotham Gazette

    Gotham Gazette is a Web site about the issues facing New York City. Coverage, digests and commentary on New York City current affairs and policy, arts, education, environment, and housing; community discussion forums; sub-sites on city government, immigration issues, community gazettes, state government.

  • Grand Rapids Kids

    A parenting-focused site for Grand Rapids, Mich. Has evergreen guides, event listings, and up-to-date reportage.

  • Grant County Beat

    Grant County Beat provides event coverage as well as news on local topics. including governmental meetings and news releases from other sources. Editor is Mary Alice Murphy. Revenue: Advertising and donations.

  • Great Lakes Echo

    The Great Lakes Echo covers environmental issues in the Great Lakes region. It was founded in 2008 by environmental journalist Dave Poulson and it is based in the Knight Center for Environmental Journalism at Michigan State University. Reporting is done by students, professors, journalists and the Capital News Service for this non-profit. Revenue: University- and foundation-supported.

  • Greenpointers

    Community news, events, food, drink, and a community directory. Jennifer Galatioto is the owner. Revenue: organizational support, advertising.

  • Greenwich Free Press

    Greenwich Free Press is a local news source that covers government issues, real estate, schools, police & fire, business, arts and non-profit activity in Greenwich, Conn. The site launched in February 2014 by Leslie Yager, a former Patch.com editor. GFP offers a free daily newsletter 7 days a week at 6:00am. Revenue: Advertising.

  • Hawaii 24/7

    Hawaii 24/7 covers breaking news, sports, weather, business and entertainment on the big island. 

  • Hoboken Girl

    Regular coverage of news, arts and entertainment, fashion, food and drink, and other subjects. Hosts regular social events. Editor and founder is Jennifer Tripucka. Revenue: Advertising (including social media ads, sponsored content, newsletter advertising), events.

  • Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle

    This publication started online, but now produces a print monthly. It covers local news. Eric Crump, Marilyn Thomas, and Tom Houlihan are editors. Revenue: advertising.

  • Hoodline

    Hoodline covers 24 neighborhoods in San Francisco. Hoodline was founded in 2014 by Eric Elden, former TechCrunch editor Eric Eldon and Andrew Dudley, who had operated the local Haighteration site. In 2015, it raised $1.6 million in investment. In addition to traditional coverage, the site focuses on data about neighborhoods. Revenue: Investment.

  • Hopkinton News

    Local reporting, including hard news and features. Many, many links to community resources. Revenue: advertising.

  • Horizon City

    Horizon City is a local news site for a community of 20,000 near El Paso that launched in 2003. 

  • Hudson County View

    Hudson County View covers news and politics for Hudson County, NJ, and its municipalities. Owned and operated by John Heinis, an investigative reporter, the site focuses on elections, public policy, lawsuits, corruption and all other issues related to government and politics in Hudson County. Revenue: advertising.

     

     

  • iBerkshires

    iBerkshires.com covers local news and breaking events in Berkshire County, largely focused on central and Northern Berkshire: government meetings, town meetings, elections, community events, schools, business and high school sports. Revenue: advertising, job classifieds.

  • iBrattleboro

    iBrattleboro.com, run by Lise LePage and Christopher Grotke of web development company MuseArts, Inc., has actively engaged the community members of Brattleboro, VT with news, events, stories, comments and more since 2003. Thousands of people have registered to contribute, writing where they live. The site is DIY, with extremely limited editing (if any) of submissions. Revenue: Advertising

  • IndyPolitics.org

    News on Indiana politics, government and education, run by Abdul Hakim-Shabazz. Produces regular radio shows and a daily email. Also produces a "cheat sheet" targeted at politicos. Revenue: advertising, subscription.

  • inewsource

    inewsource is an investigative news organization that focuses on government, education, and health with data-driven reporting in San Diego and Imperial counties in southern California. The organization also teaches journalism students at San Diego State University, where it is based. Revenue: Grants, donations, sponsorships.

  • iNFONews

    iNFOnews covers several communities in Canada, reporting on arts and entertainment, politics, and a bunch of other local essentials. They also provide easy access to community info by embedding their parent company's searchable business database and directory right on their site. CEO is Bonnie Derry. Revenue: advertising and print publications (community directories, specifically.)

  • InMaricopa.net

    InMaricopa.com, in addition to publishing a Web site, produces a monthly newspaper and quarterly magazine for the community of Maricopa, Ariz. Topics: Local news, business, education, sports, real estate, opinion. Revenue: Advertising.

  • Inside Fort Smith

    Inside Fort Smith is  a local digital news platform serving Fort Smith, Arkansas and the surrounding communities. Revenue: Advertising.

  • Insider Louisville

    This is a local news site that covers Lousiville Kentucky. They post frequently and engage the audience through social media. In addition to standard news coverage, the pay attention to business and startup news in the area as well. 

    Revenue: Advertising. They have a robust sales team. 

  • Investigate West

    Investigate West produces investigative reports on issues such as public safety and the environment in the the Pacific Northwest and the West. Revenue: Grants, donations.

  • Investigative Post

    Veteran investigative reporter Jim Heaney launched the Investigative Post in 2012 with help from the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo and the Knight Community Information challenge. The organization aims to "tell the stories that need to be told about the skullduggery and dysfunction that pervades Buffalo and WNY (Western New York)." Investigative Post has built a diverse revenue stream that includes funding from foundations, large and small donors, and earned income through the sale of content to media partners. 

  • Iowa Watch

    IowaWatch, part of the Iowa Center for Public Affairs Journalism, is an independent, non-partisan news source that produces and encourages explanatory and investigative journalism in Iowa through collaborative, multimedia reporting with Iowa news organizations. The Center also educates college students to do this kind of journalism at a high, professional level. We inform the public so that it can be armed with the knowledge necessary to play its role in a democracy.

  • Jamaica Plain News

    After stints at Gatehouse Media and Patch, publisher Chris Helms  launched this site covering the historic Boston neighborhood of Jamaica Plain in early 2014 as America Online downsized its Patch network of local sites. Revenue: Advertising.

  • JD Land

    JDLand.com, operated by Jacqueline Dupree, covers D.C.s Ballpark District/Navy Yard, Capitol Riverfront neighborhood. Topics: Neighborhood news, including housing, transportation, and business. Revenue: Advertising, primarily Google Adwords. Bonus points: Includes government data feeds, giving lists recent neighborhood crimes, space and building permits, service requests, and property sales.

  • Jersey Bites

    A team of regional editors report on food news in various NJ counties. The site has been publishing since 2007. Revenue: Advertising

  • Jersey Shore Hurricane News

    Jersey Shore Hurricane News (JSHN) was launched on Facebook by city planner Justin Auciello just days before Hurricane Irene hit New Jersey in 2011. Auciello is a self-taught journalist. JSHN covers news, traffic, and weather and is also a community resource. JSHN has a content production and sharing agreement with WHYY's NewsWorks. In addition, in 2016, JSHN launched a newsletter and the Listening Post project, a community engagement, listening, and reporting tool using SMS. 

  • Jersey Sports Zone

    The Shore Sports Zone was started by former broadcast reporter Rich Champranis in 2014. It covers high school sports along the Jersey Shore. Revenue: Advertising.

  • Johns Creek Post

    Started out of an effort to fight a specific development, this site covers local news in Johns Creek, Georgia with a particular focus on development and zoning. Owner and founder is Jennifer Jensen. Revenue: advertising.

  • Kings River Life

    This site, launched in 2010 by journalist/author Lorie Lewis Ham, focuses on local events and lifestyles.

  • KyForward

    KyForward covers government, education, business and philanthropy in Kentucky, promising to serve up "overt community-building" along with the news. Revenue: Advertising.

  • Lake County News

    Lake County News covers local news and events for communities around Clear Lake, in Lake County, north of Santa Rose in California. Elizabeth Larson is editor and publisher. Revenue: Advertising and subscriptions.

  • Lake Texoma

    This site covers local, recreational and tourism information for Lake Texoma, a popular destination on the Red River between Texas and Oklahoma. Lake Texoma is a larger site in a network of about a dozen hyperlocal tourist-oriented sites operated by LakeHub. Revenue: Advertising.

  • Larchmont Buzz

    Larchmont Buzz serves Larchmont Village, Hancock Park and the Greater Wilshire areas of central Los Angeles. We publish six days a week, via website, direct e-mail to subscribers, and social media.  Launched in 2011, the site was acquired in 2015 by Elizabeth Fuller and Patrician Lombard. Revenue: Advertising

  • Latina Lista

    Latina Lista aims to "elevate the voices of Latinas and Latinos in mainstream media" by featuring multimedia reports on Latinos and issues of importance in their community. Led by Marisa Treviño, Latina Lista 

  • Lavallette-Seaside & Ortley Beach Shorebeat

    Lavallette-Seaside & Ortley Beach Shorebeat is one of three sites operated by journalist Daniel Nee, who was formerly senior field editor for Patch in Ocean City. Nee also operates Brick Shorebeat and Toms River Shorebeat. Revenue: Advertising

  • Levittown Now

    The site covers local news and events in Levittown, north of Philadelphia. Levittown Now was launched in 2013 by two former Patch reporters.

  • Litchfield County Sports

    Local coverage of high school, college and professional sports. Polls readers. Releases a monthly magazine. Timothy Gaffney is the owner and founder. Revenue: advertisements and donations.

  • Litchfield.bz

    Local website that covers news and sports primarily, but also provides links to community resources. Revenue: advertising.

  • Lititz Daily News

    LititzDailyNews.com is an independent, online site that covers local news, sports, and events in Lititz, Pennsylvania. The site is run by a one-person team consisting of Lynn Rebuck, a journalist and former Christian humor columnist, speaker and comedian. Revenue: local advertising

  • lkldnow

    LkldNow is a community news site in Lakeland, Florida. The site, which covers local news and events, was launched by Barry Friedman, who previously was managing editor/digital at the local daily newspaper. LkldNow is a nonoprofit. Revenue: Reader donations and business sponsorships.

  • Local Spins

    Covering music and the music community in West Michigan, Local Spins hosts events and produces podcasts and radio content. Editor and publisher is John Sinkevics. Revenue Advertising, freelance, events, merchandise

  • LoganSquarist

    A neighborhood publication in Chicago, LoganSquarist publishes local politics and lifestyle news and holds events. Has several newsletters on different subjects. Publisher is Kate Hamilton. Revenue: advertising, calendar submissions, donations and merchandise.

  • Long Beach Post

    Local news about Long Beach, with specific editorial sections for immigration and LGBTQ coverage. Has some subverticals and maintains a reading list, event listings and guides. Revenue: advertising, donations. 

  • Loveland Magazine

    Loveland Magazine features news, sports, religion, agriculture, events and commentary in a southern Ohio community that had been without a newspaper for four decades prior to the site's launch in 2004. The publisher and Editor is David Miller, who is deeply embedded in community civic affairs. The site offers videos and a podcast. Revenue: Advertising, reader contributions.

     

     

     

  • LymeLine.com

    LymeLine.com has been covering community news for the towns of Lyme and Old Lyme (which share a regional , public school system) in Southeast Connecticut since 2003 with the tagline is 'Updated Daily Or As News Happens." Publisher Olwen Logan launched a sister site, ValleyNewsNow.com, in 2009 for the nearby communities of Chester, Deep River and Essex, which also share a regional, public school system. Revenue: Advertising.

  • Lynnwood Today

    Lynnwood Today is one of three sites north of Seattle, Washington, owned by Teresa Wippel. The site was founded in 2010 and acquired by Wippel in 2012. She also operates My Edmonds News and MLT News. The three community sites derive revenue from advertising and sponsorships of streaming local sports events. For more information on the operation, see the My Edmonds News site profile.

  • Magnolia Reporter

    Magnolia Reporter was founded by Mike McNeill, a longtime journalist who previously served as managing editor of the local newspaper. The site features news, business, sports, education, obituaries and other features in and around  Columbia County, Arkansas. Revenue: Advertising.

  • Manchester Ink Link

    Manchester Ink Link was launched in 2014 by veteran New Hampshire journalist Carol Robidoux. It is a daily news and information hub site, "where all things Manchester connect." Revenue: Advertising and reader support.

  • Maryland Reporter

    Maryland Reporter is a nonprofit site covering state government since 2009. Revenue: Grants, sponsorhips, donations, advertising and payments from news organizations that carry its content. Maryland Reporter does not accept political advertising.

  • Mendocino Voice

    Useful news for all of Mendocino County, CA area. Coverage of area-specific issues like fires and cannabis as well as general new, government coverage, community events. Just launched a mapping and podcast project. Publisher is Kate Maxwell. Revenue: Ads and memberships (Patreon and PayPal). 

  • Menifee 24-7

    Produces a biweekly print edition. Doug Spoon is the editor and owns the company that publishes Menifee 24-7. Revenue: advertising (primarily display, but has space for advertorials on the front page) and donations.

  • MercerMe

    Local news, events, and features coverage from Hopewell Valley, New Jersey. Grew initially with grant funding from the Center for Cooperative Media. Run by Mary Galioto. Revenue: subscriptions and advertising.

  • Mid-City Messenger

    Robert Morris, who launched Uptown Messenger in 2010, expanded with this second site serving a nearby New Orleans neighborhood in 2013. Revenue: Advertising.

  • Midtown KC Post

     The Midtown KC Post is a local news site focused on covering the midtown neighborhoods in Kansas City, Missouri. It was founded in 2012 by Mary Jo Draper. Revenue: Advertising. 

  • Mile High Gay Guy

    MileHighGayGuy.com covers the daily news and events in Denver's gay community. It was started in 2007 and is run by Drew Wilson. Revenue: Advertising.

  • Milford Live

    Milford Live serves a growing town of Milford in Delaware with local news, including government, schools, sports and police, with an emphasis on positive things happening in the community. Revenue: Advertising

  • Milwaukee Neighorhood News Service

    Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service publishes news and information for 17 neighborhoods in Milwaukee's urban core. Launched in 2011 by United Neighborhood Centers of Milwaukee, it is now a project of Marquette University.

  • Milwaukee Record

    This site covers music and entertainment in Milwaukee, WI. They post freqently and they have a photo heavy interface. Revenue: Advertising

  • MinnPost

    MinnPost is a nonprofit, nonpartisan enterprise whose mission is to provide high-quality journalism for people who care about Minnesota. We publish online at www.minnpost.com Monday through Friday with a limited edition on Saturday and a Sunday Review. 

    Our goal is to create a sustainable business model for this kind of journalism, supported by corporate sponsors, advertisers, and members who make annual donations. High-quality journalism is a community asset that sustains democracy and quality of life, and we need people who believe in it to support our work.

  • Mission Local

    Mission Local is a news site focused on covering the community in San Francisco's Mission District. The site was founded in 2008 as part of UC Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism and is now run independently by Lydia Chávez, a Berkeley journalism professor and former New York Times reporter. Revenue: Memberships and advertising.

  • Mississippi Today

    Mississippi Today covers has a focus on government policies and local politics affecting the state of Mississippi. It is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and member of the Institute for Nonprofit News. Revenue: Reader donations, private & corporate sponsorships, and advertising.

  • Missoula Current

    Coverage includes environmental news, business, University of Montana and arts and entertainment. Also has editorials. Martin Kidston is the founding editor. Revenue: donations and advertising.

  • MLT News

    MLT News serves Mountlake Terrace, a community of 20,000 north of Seattle, Washington. It is operated by Teresa Wippel, who also operates My Edmonds News and Lynnwood Today as part of her My Neighborhood News Network. For more information on the operation, see the My Edmonds News site profile.

  • Montana Free Press

    Montana Free Press is a nonprofit news organization that covers state politics and government. Revenue: Grants.

  • More Monmouth Musings

    More Monmouth Musings provides local news; current events, crime, state and local politics and offers center-right commentary with a primary focus on Monmouth County, New Jersey. Revenue: advertising and sponsorship.

  • Morristown Green

    Morristown Green was originally launched in 2007 by the Newark Star-Ledger as an online experiment. It was relaunched in 2010 as an independent site by journalist Kevin Coughlin after he left the Star-Ledger. The site covers community news, events and business.  Bonus points: Coughlin has received numerous community awards. Revenue: Grants, advertising.

  • Motor City Muckraker

    Motor City Muckraker is an independent news site that covers Detroit, Mich., and produces both news and investigative stories. It was founded in 2012 by journalist Steve Neavling, a former reporter for the Detroit Free Press. Revenue: Advertising.

  • My Edmonds News

    MyEdmondsNews.com, founded by veteran journalist Teresa Wippel, covers local news in Edmonds, Wash. Topics: Local news, local sports, education, business, local government, entertainment. Revenue: Advertising, video sponsorships, reader subscriptions and donations. Wippel also operates Lynnwood Today and MLTNews.

  • My Everett News

    MyEverettNews.com serves Everett, Washington. It began publishing in January 2011 with a focus on breaking news, including the activities of the Everett Police Department and Everett Fire Department and decisions by the Everett City Council. Revenue: Advertising. 

  • MyVeronaNJ

    MyVeronaNJ writes for the people who now live in Verona, the people who want to live here, and the people who used to live here and still think of it as home. Headed by a professional journalist, MyVeronaNJ.com has engaged its community in creating content and become the dominant media source in this New York City suburb. Revenue: Advertising and subscriptions 

  • Near North Now

    North News Now covers local news in Newaygo County north of Grand Rapids, Michigan. Revenue: Advertising.

  • Nelson County Gazette

    Founded by newspaper editor and photographer Jim Brooks, the Nelson County Gazette covers the news and events in Nelson County, Ky., known as The Bourbon Capital of the World. 

  • New Bern Now

    New Bern Now, founded in 2009 by Wendy Card, focuses on events and things to do in New Bern, a town in eastern North Carolina.

  • New Canaanite

    New Canaanite is a local news webiste that covers and provides in-depth reporting in a town of 20,000 in Connecticut. The site was founded in 2014 by Michael Dinan, who previously oversaw coverage for 48 news sites in Fairfield County, Conn. and Westchester County, N.Y. as a senior regional editor for Patch.com. Revenue: Advertising.

  • New England Center for Investigative Reporting

    Established in 2009, NECIR is a nonprofit news outlet based at WGBH (PBS/NPR Boston) and affiliated with Boston University. The center produces national and regional investigative journalism and trains aspiring and working journalists in investigative techniques.

  • New Haven Independent

    New Haven Independent is a professionally-staffed local news site in Connecticut, edited by Paul Bass and sponsored by the not-for-profit Online Journalism Project. Topics: Neighborhoods, government, politics, criminal justice, schools, business. Revenue: Foundation grants, advertising, donations. Bonus points: With grant funding,  spun off a sister site, the Valley Independent Sentinel, also professionally staffed, which serves five towns in Connecticuts Naugautuck Valley.

  • New Mexico In Depth

    New Mexico In Depth covers public affairs including government and politics, environment and climate change, and criminal justice. The site has partnered with several local media organizations and public radio stations. Revenue: Donor support, web ads

  • Newport Dispatch

    Newport Dispatch News covers news and events in Newport and Orleans County in Vermont. It was founded in 2013 by Bryan Marovich. Revenue: Adveritising, donations.

  • Next Pittsburgh

    News on local happenings, neighborhoods, social justice, parenting and other topics. Produces several evergreen guides. Tracy Certo is the publisher and founder. Revenue: advertising, donations.

  • NJ Next

    A site with news and views on local happenings and policy issues. Primarily focused on events across New Jersey. Co-founders are Carolyn Parisi and Mary Mann, who also operate Village Green NJ. Revenue: investment and advertising.

  • NJ Pen

    NJ Pen is a local, online news site covering the issues, events, and people of suburban Camden County, New Jersey,  Editor and founder is Matt Skoufalos. Revenue: display and e-mail advertising, subscriber contributions, section sponsorships.

  • NJ Spotlight

    NJ Spotlight says its mission is to deliver "insight and information on issues critical to New Jersey, with the aim of informing and engaging the state’s communities and businesses." While the site has the support of several foundations, it also has developed a significant revenue stream staging public affairs conferences and webinars

  • NolaVie

    NolaVie was launched in 2011 by Times-Picayune contributor and non-profit executive Sharon Litwin and journalist Renee Peck. It covers arts and culture in New Orleans and has forged a content partnership with WWNO, the city's public radio station. Revenue: Donations, grants and sponsored content.

  • Nolensville Home Page

    Nolensville Home Page covers local community news in Nolensville, TN under the Home Page Media Group umbrella.  Sister sites: Bellevue Home Page, Brentwood Home Page, Franklin Home Page, Spring Hill Home Page. Revenue: Advertising

  • Noozhawk

    Noozhawk was founded in 2007 to fill a void for mainstream local news in Santa Barbara and Goleta. Now covering all of Santa Barbara County, it is the Central Coast’s fastest-growing news site. Revenue: Advertising, project and section sponsorships

  • North Carolina Health News

    North Carolina Health News is an independent, not-for-profit, statewide news organization dedicated to covering health care in North Carolina. Founder Rose Hoban said the site was launched in 2011 in response to the decrease in health reporters around the state. It relies on small and in-kind donations.

  • North End Waterfront

    News and editorial content for Boston neighborhoods, including the Waterfront, North End, and downtown. Founder is Matthew J. Conti. Revenue: advertisements, sponsorships and donations.

  • North Wright County Today

    North Wright County Today is an online news source that covers the northwest suburbs of Minneapolis. The site was founded by Mike Schoemer in 2014. Schoemer was a former editor covering that area and more for Patch.com. Revenue: Advertising.

  • NorthcentralPa.com

    Classic local news offerings, including politics, sports, business and more. Focused on Lycoming and surroundings counties in Pennsylvania. Runs several community Facebook pages. Owned by Kathy Kolb. Revenue: advertising, sponsorship specifically for coverage of local meetings, referral links.

  • Now Habersham

    Now Habersham is a local news site that covers Habersham County, Georgia. Now Habersham was founded in 2014 by Joy Purcell, a former TV and radio reporter. Revenue: Advertising.

  • NOWCastSA

     NOWCastSA is a nonprofit community news organization that was created to address the scarcity of meaningful local news and information in the San Antonio Metropolitan Area, to democratize local data and to get people engaged in their community. Its mission is to promote and facilitate an inclusive civic conversation by empowering neighbors to identify common issues and share information through education, training, community news, events and multimedia.

     

  • Oak Ridge Today

    Oak Ridge Today covers local news, including police, fire, schools and business, in Oak Ridge and eastern Tennessee. It also tracks the U.S. Department of Energy's Oakridge National Laboratory. Revenue: Advertising.

  • Oakland County Times

    The Oakland County Times, formerly OC 115, covers Oakland County, Michigan. The site was founded in 2009 to cover Ferndale and expanded in 2014 to cover all of Oakland County. Revenue: Advertising, donations.

  • OCNJ Daily

    OCNJ Daily covers local news in Ocean City, New Jersey. The site was started by Doug Bergen in 2014. Bergen was a former Patch.com editor for Ocean City. Revenue: Advertising.

  • Oklahoma Watch

    Oklahoma Watch is an investigative news site that focuses on data-driven reporting about key topics in the state, including addiction, immigration, criminal justice and education. The site launched in 2010 and produced coverage that helped bring about prison reform in Oklahoma. After a hiatus in 2012, the site relaunched in 2013 with a new editor, David Fritze, who had been a senior editor at The Arizona Republic. The site is funded by several foundations that are represented on its board of directors and the operation is housed at the University of Oklahoma.

  • On The Water

    This site covers fishing news in the Northeast Region of the United States. They post frequently and engage their audience on social media with fun photos and recipes for the fish caught in the community. Revenue: Advertising

  • Only Oswego

    Only Oswego is a local news site that covers Oswego, Ill. It is run and was founded by Steven Jack in 2014. Jack was a former regional editor for Patch.com. Revenue: Advertising. 

  • Orleans Hub

    The site serves Orleans County in western New York state. Launched in 2013 by journalist Tom Rivers and The Lake Country Penny Saver owner Karen Sawicz. Revenue: Advertising.

  • Oskaloosa News

    Oskaloosa news covers breaking news, sports, education and arts in the community of Oskaloosa in central Iowa. Ken Allsup operates the site. Revenue: Advertising

  • Oswego County Today

    Oswego County Today is an independent local news site for Oswego County, N.Y. What started as Fulton Daily News.com merged with Oswego Daily News.com. Topics: Local news, sports, police logs, health, classifieds, obits, event listings, birthday greetings. Revenue: Advertising.

  • Parsippany Focus

    The rebirth of an old community newspaper, the Focus covers local news and events and provides some basic information about the community for those who need it, like local demographics. Publisher is Frank Cahill. Revenue: advertising and they sell their design services.

  • Pasadena Now

    Pasadena Now covers business, culture, community and government, among other local topics in the Southern Calfornia town of Pasadena. Publisher James Macpherson also operates Altadena Now. Revenue: Advertising.

  • Passyunk Post

    Passyunk Post was launched in July 2012 by Albert Stumm, a journalist at the Philadelphia Daily News. The site covers news, restaurants, development, events and overall city living in South Philadelphia, branching out past the original East Passyunk coverage area to include Newbold, Pennsport, Point Breeze, Graduate Hospital, Queen Village, Bella Vista and more. 

  • Pen City Current

    News and advertising content for Fort Madison and Lee County, Iowa, and surrounding areas. Website and social media publish 24/7; digital e–Edition publishes Sunday thru Friday mornings by 6am. All content is free. Chuck and Lee Vandenberg are co-founders/co-owners. Revenue: subscription donations, advertising, graphic and web site design.

  • Philadelphia Neighborhoods

    Philadelphia Neighborhoods is the cornerstone of the journalism department at Temple University. Students in the Multimedia Urban Reporting Lab contribute stories on government, arts, sports, science and more in Philadelphia's neighborhoods. Revenue: University-supported.

  • Philly Voice

    Philly Voice was founded by three veterans of Philly.com, carrying a mix of local, national and international news. It appears to benefit from start up investment and is relatively well staffed on the development side. According to one report, George Norcross, a local Philadelphia businessman, political boss, and one-time co-owner of The Philadelphia Inquirer is backing the site. Revenue: Advertising. 

  • Pine Tree Watchdog

     

    Pine Tree Watchdog, a publication of the Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting, keeps citizens informed about their government and their public servants through original investigative research and featured content from outside sources. Since its launch in December 2009, the site has provided content on elections, ethics, public safety, and political issues. Revenue: Donations, foundation grants.

  • Planet Princeton

    Planet Princeton aims to be "an online forum for all things Princeton," covering highly local news, events and community issues. 

  • PoPville

    PoPville, formerly Prince of Petworth, chronicles the happenings in Washington DCs neighborhoods with a particular focus on Petworth, Columbia Heights, U Street, Mt. Pleasant, Logan Circle and others. Publishing since 2006, it has gained the attention of mainstream media such as when WaPo wrote that the site probably knows more about the District than some beat cops. Revenue: Advertising.

  • Potomac Local

    Journalist Uriah Kiser launched Potomac Local in 2010 to serve local news readers in Virginia's Potomac communities. In March 2013, Potomac Local was credited by other local media with being first to break the news of a shooting at Quantico that left three Marines dead. In 2014, Kiser introduced sections on the site for news of neighboring areas of Manassas and Stafford. Revenue: Advertising.

  • ProPublica

    ProPublica is an investigative news organization with a national reach and an annual budget of about $10 million. ProPublica seeks to produce stories with "moral force" by exposing exploitation and violations of the public trust. Known for the quality of its journalism, ProPublica has won two Pulitzer Prizes and numerous other journalism awards. It often publishes a major story excclusively with one other publication and then encourages other outlets to pick up the story. Revenue: Grants, donations.

  • Public Source

    PublicSource delivering investigative news about key issues in Pittsburgh and western Pennsylvania. In collaboration with radio stations, newspapers, the outlet looks on the issues including fracturing and reincorporation after military life.

  • Pulptown

    Pulptown is one of a group of local news organization that focus heavily on delivering news with a daily newsletter and developing a membership program. The Whereby.Us group also includes: The New Tropic in Miami, The Evergrey in Seattle, Bridgeliner in Portland, Oregon, and in 2019 acquired The Incline in Pittsburgh from Jim Brady's Spirited Media. Revenue: Advertising, membership.

  • QCityMetro

    Founded by journalist Glenn Burkins, Qcitymetro.com provides news and information for the African American community of Charlotte, N.C. Topics: Local news, faith, social and community organizations, sports. Revenue: Advertising, eCommerce.

  • QNotes

    This site aims to serve the LGBTQ and straight ally communities of Charlotte and the Carolinas with a focus on LGBTQ life and social justice issues. Editorial content consists of news, features, and views, as well as entertainment stories. Revenue: Advertising.

  • Racine County Eye

    Racine County Eye is a news website that delivers up-to-date news for residents of Racine County. Started the site in January 2014 with the vision of helping to fill a gap in news coverage left by traditional news sources.

  • Red Bank Green

    Hyperlocal news, features and helpful information about Red Bank, NJ and nearby towns.

  • Reston Now

    ARLNow publisher Scott Brodbeck established Reston Now in 2013. It is one of two sites he operates in the Washington, D.C. area. He previously operated Hill Now and Borderstan, which cease publication in 2016 and 2017 respectively.

  • Richland Source

    Richland Source covers the people and happenings in Richland County in north-central Ohio. It was founded in 2013 by Jay Allred. Revenue: Advertising, business services, grants.

  • Richmond BizSense

    Richmond BizSense is a website focused on news about new businesses and the economy in Richmond, Virginia. It was founded by Aaron Kremer in 2008. Revenue: Advertising.

  • Richmond Pulse

    Richmond Pulse is a nonprofit news site with a monthly print publication whose content is developed by young people. Richmond Pulse aims to offer a counter-point to negative perceptions of Richmond and amplify voices of underserved residents. Revenue: 10-year grant from the California Endowment.

  • Rio Grande Guardian

    Rio Grande Guardian is a Mcallen, Texas site covering border issues, education, healthcare, and other subjects. It also offers Spanish-language and international content. Editor-in-chief is Steve Taylor. Revenue: advertising.

  • Rivard Report

    The Rivard Report launched in 2012 as a community blog for San Antonio by veteran newspaper editor Robert Rivard. It mushroomed into a leading news source for San Antonio, reorganizing as a nonprfit in 2015, and currently has a staff of 17. Revenue: Grants, large donations, membership and events sponsorship.

  • RiverBender.com

    RiverBender provides local news for St. Louis suburbs in Illinois. They produce a daily news podcast, a newsletter and have an Alexa skill. The owner and CEO is John Hentrich. The Riverbender.com community center, also operated by the Hentrichs, is a nonprofit events and education space. Revenue: advertising.

  • RiverheadLOCAL

    RiverheadLOCAL is a news website for Riverhead, Long Island, New York, the county seat of Suffolk County, and the adjoining communities of Northampton, Riverside and Flanders, in the Town of Southampton. The communities we cover have a total population of about 40,000. RiverheadLOCAL was launched in January 2010 by husband and wife team Peter Blasl and Denise Civiletti. Revenue: Advertising

  • Rockingham Update

    The Rockingham Update covers community and local news in Rockingham County, NC. The site also features a calendar section where readers can advertise local events. Revenue: Advertising.

  • Roosevelt Islander Online

    This site started in 2009. It posts frequently in a blog format. There is a variety of engagement opportunities for readers. They include active comments, events, and reporting different issues as well as social media. 

    Revenue: Advertising

  • Rutherford Source

    Rutherford Source covers local news and events in Rutherford County, which is southeast of Nashville. The site is one of several owned by Empower Local, previously BIGR Media, including Williamson Source, TitanInsider and Wannado Nashville. Steven Ludwig heads the company, which also counts several other independently owned sites in its Tennesse network. Revenue: Advertising.

  • Sacramento Press

    The Sacramento Press covers local events, news, sports, etc in Sacramento, CA. The site says it strongly believes strengthening community ties “while focusing on reporting news in a way that is engaging, professional, relatable, and hyperlocal.” Launched in 2008 by entrepreneur Ben Ilfeld, the publication struggled to find a revenue model. In 2013, Ilfeld sold the Sacramento Press to David Terry, who operates a local marketing firm. Revenue: Advertising 

  • Saline River Chronicle

    News about Bradley County, Arkansas, and the surrounding area. Also offers obituaries, classifieds and a calendar. Revenue: advertising.

  • San Angelo LIVE

    San Angelo LIVE is owned and operated by Hyde Interactive, a full time local news publisher in west central Texas. The site features a mix of civic news along with crash and crime news. The "LIVE! Daily" email is read by 30,000 people--opened by 30,000-- per day. Revenue: Advertising.

  • San Francisco Public Press

    The San Francisco Public Press is a local nonprofit, noncommercial news organization that publishes a website and quarterly newspaper. Public Press journalists explain complex local policy issues in an accessible way, investigating problems and reporting on ideas for tangible solutions in areas such as  education inequality, health care, affordable housing, climate change, homelessness, public safety, and labor standards. Revenue: Donations, grants, membership.

  • Saucon Source

    Saucon Source covers general local news in the Hellertown area of eastern Pennsylvania. Topics we cover include government, business, education, sports and crime. The site was launched in 2014 by Josh Popichak, a veteran local journalist. Revenue comes mainly from advertising, sponsorships and third-party social media management.

  • Scene SC

    Founded in 2008, SceneSC is an independently owned music publication based in South Carolina covering music from the southeast and beyond. 

  • Seattle Bike Blog

    The Seattle Bike Blog covers bike news and opinion in Seattle, WA. The site features useful links, including a “Stolen Bikes” section. Revenue: Ads and subscriptions

  • Seattle Gay Scene

    The Seattle Gay Scene covers local light news for the LGBT community in Seattle, WA. Topics range from local events and tech news to entertainment and nightlife. According to “Alexa,” the web information service owned by Amazon.com, it is the number one most visited LGBT news site in Seattle. Revenue: web ads (Note: The site is javascript/image heavy and may take some time to load for slower internet connections.)

  • Seattle Transit Blog

    The Seattle Transit Blog is niche topic site covering transit and land use issues in the Puget Sound region in Washington. The site publishes a weekly newsletter. The site also features a “Definitions” section for reader reference and a “Seattle for Visitors” page with useful public transit information for tourists. It is a registered 501(c)(4) nonprofit. Revenue: Donations, event fundraisers, and sponsorships.

  • Shawnee Mission Post

    Shawnee Mission Post, launched in 2010 as the Prairie Village Post serves Johnson County, Kansas. It was founded by husband and wife Jay Senter and Julia Westhoff. Revenue: Advertising, subscriptions

  • Silicon Bayou News

    A local site covering technology and entrepreneurial business in Louisiana. Interestingly, they allow people to submit their personal information for a profile story. Zach Kupperman is the founder, Julia Ballard is the editor-in-chief. Revenue: advertising.

  • Silicon Hills News

    Silicon Hills News is a regional tech media publication that covers the Austin and San Antonio technology industry.  Revenue include subscribers and supporters, advertising, sponsorships, events and sale of special products. Revenue: Advertising, events.

  • Silver Lake Star

    Silver Lake Star is a community website and portal for residents in the Silver Lake area of Los Angeles, California. It was founded by Eddie North-Hager and Betsy McClellan Hall in 2012 and seeks reader posts. They also started Echo Park Online. Revenue: Advertising, real estate listings.

  • Sioux Falls Business

    Sioux Falls Business overs local business, including retail, food and drink, and other areas. Regularly produces video content. Founder is Jodi Schwan. Revenue: Sponsored content.

  • SooToday

    SooToday is an exclusively online local news site, providing the latest updates on the things that matter in Sault Ste. Marie, including breaking news, weather, events, entertainment, sports, traffic reports, obituaries and more. SooToday is part of Village Media, a growing born-digital network of local news and information websites across Canada. Revenue: advertising, classifieds.

  • South Tahoe Now

    South Lake Tahoe Now was launched in 2009 by Carson Now publisher Kit Caroway and current Publisher Paula Peterson took over in 2014. The site covers local issues including government, housing, transportation, crime, sports and community events. Coverage area straddles two states and five counties including South Lake Tahoe city. Revenue: Advertising.

  • SouthBMore.com

    Covers subjects like local business, dining, and technology—significant focus on economic issues and neighborhood-level coverage. Owner and founder is Kevin Lynch. Revenue: advertising, including sponsored content.

  • SpokaneFAVS

    SpokaneFAVS provides non-sectarian coverage of religion, spirituality and ethics in the Inland Northwest. We promote dialogue through online journalism and community engagement opportunities.

     

  • Spring Hill Home Page

    Spring Hill Home Page launched in 2014 as part of the Home Page Media Group covering local news in communities around Nashville, TN. In October 2018, FW Publising acquired the Home Page Media Group, with former owner Kelly Gilfillan overseeing the group as associate publisher. The group also publishes Bellevue Home PageFranklin Home PageNolensville Home Page, and Spring Hill Home Page. Revenue: Advertising

  • StateCollege.com

    StateCollege.com covers State college, PA., home of Penn State University, and a student-run sister publication, Onward State, covers the campus. Publisher Daniel Myers reports that revenues are more than $1 million annually. Between the two websites, Monthly traffic averages 2.5 million page views and 800,000 people each month. Revenue: Advertising.

  • Stu News Laguna

    Stu News Laguna is a top news source in Laguna Beach, California. It provides a mix of city, police, and community news - putting out new editions twice a week and breaking news when it happens. Stu News Newport is a sister site. Revenue: Advertising

  • Stu News Newport

    Stu News Newport is a sister site to the popular Stu News Laguna, both in Southern California beach towns. Revenue: Advertising.

  • Summit County Citizens Voice

    Professional journalist Bob Berwyn is at the helm of this site dedicated to reporting unfiltered and uncensored news from Summit County, Colorado and beyond. Revenue: Advertising, donations

  • SWARK Today

    Local Arkansas news. Politics, sports, and reports on local business subjects like the cattle industry. Revenue: Advertising.

  • SweetwaterNOW

    A news site focused on Sweetwater County, Wyoming. Offers community reporting, including local features, news hits, obituaries, job listing and events. Has a newsletter. Gary Collins is the COO. Revenue: advertising, including sponsored content. 

  • Swellesley Report

    The Swellesley Report offers local reporting on local business, philanthropy and travel destinations. Produces a daily newsletter. Authors are Bob and Deborah Brown. Revenue: advertising and donations.

  • TAP into Barnegat/Waretown

    TAP into Barnegat/Wareton is an independentlly owned site that is part of the TAPinto franchise network of more than 80 local news outlets, mostly in New Jersey. Publishers pay annual franchise fees in return for business and tech support. Revenue: Advertising.

  • TAP into Basking Ridge

    TAP into Basking Ridge an independently owned site that is part of the TAPinto franchise network of more than 80 local news outlets, mostly in New Jersey. Publishers pay franchise fees in return for business and tech support. Revenue: Advertising 

  • TAP into Bayonne

    TAP into Bayonne is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network. The network provides franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training to independent publishers of more than 80 sites who pay a franchise fee. Owner Steve Lenox also operates TAP into Paterson. Revenue: Advertising

  • TAP into Belmar/Lake Como

    TAP into Belmar/Lake Como is an independentlly owned site that is part of the TAPinto franchise network of more than 80 local news outlets, mostly in New Jersey. Publishers pay franchise fees in return for business and tech support. Revenue: Advertising

  • TAP into Berkeley Heights

    TAP into Berkeley Heights is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network of more than 80 sites, most of them in New Jersey.  The network provides franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for a franchise fee. Bobbie Peer, owner of TAP into Berkeley Heights, also operates TAP into Mountainside. Revenue: Advertising.

  • TAP into Bloomfield

    TAP into Bloomfield iis an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network. The network provides franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training to more than 80 independent publishers in exchange for a franchise fee. The publisher of TAP into Bloomfield also operates TAP into Nutley. Revenue: Advertising.

  • TAP into Camden

    TAP into Camden is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network. The network provides franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for a franchise fee. Jonathan Jaffe and Bruno Tedeschi co-own TAP into Camden and TAP into Newark. Revenue: Advertising.

     

  • TAP into Chatham

    TAP into Chatham is an independently owned site that is part of the TAPinto franchise network of more than 80 local news outlets, mostly in New Jersey. Publishers pay franchise fees in return for business and tech support. Revenue: Advertising 

  • TAP into Clark

    TAP into Clark is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network. Launched as The Alternative Press in 2008, the network provides more than 80 franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for a franchise fee. Revenue: Advertising.

  • TAP into Cranford

    TAP into Cranford is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network. Launched as The Alternative Press in 2008, then network provides franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for an annual fee. Revenue: Advertising.

  • TAP into Daniel Island

    TAP into Daniel Island is an independently owned part of the TAPinto network, which comprises more than 80 sites, primarily in New Jersey. The network provides franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for an annual fee. Owner Jacquie Dinsmore also operates TAP into Madison. Revenue: Advertising

  • TAP into Denville

    TAP into Denville is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto network. Ferlanda Nixon operates the site. The network provides franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for an annual fee. Revenue: Advertising

  • TAP into East Brunswick

    TAP into East Brunswick is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network. Launched as The Alternative Press, the network providesmore than 80 franchise sites with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for a fee. Publisher Rob Rakossy also operates TAP into Milltown/Spotswood and TAP into South Brunswick. Revenue: Advertising

  • TAP into East Hanover/Florham Park

    TAP into East Hanover/Florham Park is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto network. Launched as The Alternative Press in 2008, the network provides more than 80 franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for a franchise fee. Revenue: Advertising.

  • TAP into East Orange/Orange

    TAP into East Orange is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network. Launched as The Alternative Press in 2008, the network shifted to a franchise model with independent ownership in 2013-14 and re-branded as TAPinto. The network provides franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for an annual fee. Revenue: Advertising.

     

  • TAP into Edison

    TAP into Edison is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network. Launched as The Alternative Press in 2008, the network shifted to a franchise model with independent ownership in 2013-14 and re-branded as TAPinto. The network provides franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for an annual fee. Revenue: Advertising.

     

  • TAP into Elizabeth

    TAP into Elizabeth is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network. Owner Kathy Lloyd also operates TAP into Roselle Park.

  • TAP into Fair Lawn/Glen Rock

    TAP into Fair Lawn is an independently owned site that is part of the TAPinto franchise network of more than 80 local news outlets, mostly in New Jersey. Publishers pay annual franchise fees in return for business and tech support. Revenue: Advertising.

  • TAP into Flemington/Raritan

    TAP into Flemington/Raritan is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network. Launched as The Alternative Press in 2008 by Michael and Lauryn Shapiro, the network shifted to a franchise model with independent ownership in 2013-14 and re-branded as TAPinto. The network provides franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for an annual fee. Revenue: Advertising.

  • TAP into Franklin Township

    TAP into Franklin Township is an independentlly owned site that is part of the TAPinto franchise network of more than 80 local news outlets, mostly in New Jersey. Publishers pay annual franchise fees in return for business and tech support. Revenue: Advertising.

  • TAP into Hackensack

    TAP into Hackensack an independentlly owned site that is part of the TAPinto franchise network of more than 80 local news outlets, mostly in New Jersey. Publishers pay annual franchise fees in return for business and tech support. Owner Phil Swibinski also operates TAP into Paramus. Revenue: Advertising.

  • TAP into Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge/Teterboro

    TAP into Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge/Teterboro is an independentlly owned site that is part of the TAPinto franchise network of more than 80 local news outlets, mostly in New Jersey. Publishers pay annual franchise fees in return for business and tech support. Revenue: Advertising.

  • TAP into Hawthorne

    TAP into Hawthorne is an independently owned site that is part of the TAPinto franchise network of more than 80 local news outlets, mostly in New Jersey. Publishers pay annual franchise fees in return for business and tech support. Revenue: Advertising.

  • TAP into Hillsborough

    TAP into Hillsborough is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network. Launched as The Alternative Press in 2008 by Michael and Lauryn Shapiro, the network shifted to a franchise model with independent ownership in 2013-14 and re-branded as TAPinto. The network provides franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for an annual fee. Hirsch also operates TAP into Somerville. Revenue: Advertising.

  • TAP into Hillside

    TAP into Hillside is an independently owned site that is part of the TAPinto franchise network of more than 80 local news outlets, mostly in New Jersey. Publishers pay annual franchise fees in return for business and tech support. Revenue: Advertising

  • TAP into Holmdel & Colts Neck

    TAP into Holmdel & Colts Neck is an independentlly owned site that is part of the TAPinto franchise network of more than 80 local news outlets, mostly in New Jersey. Publishers pay annual franchise fees in return for business and tech support. Owner and editor Jeanne Wall also operates TAP into Middletown. Revenue: Advertising.

  • TAP into Linden

    TAP into Linden is an independently owned site that is part of the TAPinto franchise network of more than 80 local news outlets, mostly in New Jersey. Publishers pay annual franchise fees in return for business and tech support. Revenue: Advertising

  • TAP into Livingston

    TAP into Livingston is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network. Launched as The Alternative Press in 2008, the network shifted to a franchise model with independent ownership in 2013-14 and re-branded as TAPinto. The network provides franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for an annual fee. Publishers Jackie Schatell and Jessica Marrone Parkes also operate TAP into West Essex and TAP into West Orange. Revenue: Advertising

  • TAP into Madison

    TAP into Madison is an independently owned part of the TAPinto network, which comprises more than 80 sites, primarily in New Jersey. The network provides franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for an annual fee. Jacquie Dinsmore owns TAP into Madison as well as TAP into Daniel Island. Revenue: Advertising

  • TAP into Middletown

    TAP into Middletown is an independentlly owned site that is part of the TAPinto franchise network of more than 80 local news outlets, mostly in New Jersey. Publishers pay annual franchise fees in return for business and tech support. Owner and editor Jeanne Wall also operates TAP into Holmdel and Colts Neck. Revenue: Advertising.

  • TAP into Milburn/Short Hills

    The site is part of the TAPinto network of franchise operations that are independently owned. Owner Jonathan Sym also operates TAP into Springfield.

  • TAP into Milltown/Spotswood

    TAP into Milltown/Spotswood is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto network. Launched as The Alternative Press in 2008, the network provides franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for an annual fee. Publisher Rob Rakossy also operates TAP into East Brunswick and TAP into South Brunswick. Revenue: Advertising.

  • TAP into Montclair

    TAP into Montclair is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network. Launched as The Alternative Press in 2008, the network shifted to a franchise model with independent ownership in 2013-14 and re-branded as TAPinto. The network provides franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for an annual fee. Revenue: Advertising.

     

  • TAP into Montville

    TAP into Montville is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network. Launched as The Alternative Press in 2008, the network shifted to a franchise model with independent ownership in 2013-14 and re-branded as TAPinto. The network provides franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for an annual fee. Revenue: Advertising.

     

  • TAP into Morristown

    TAP into Morristown is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network. Launched as The Alternative Press in 2008, the network shifted to a franchise model with independent ownership in 2013-14 and re-branded as TAPinto. The network provides franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for an annual fee. Revenue: Advertising.

     

     

     

     

  • TAP into Mountainside

    TAP into Mountainside is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network, which provides more than 80 franchisee sites with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for an annual fee. Bobbie Peer, owner of TAP into Mountainside also operates TAP into Berkeley Heights and TAP into New Providence. Revenue: Advertising.

  • TAP into New Brunswick

    TAPinto New Brunswick is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network. The network provides franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for a fee. Jonathan Jaffe operates the New Brunswick site and is co-owner of two others, TAP into Camden and TAP into Newark. Revenue: Advertising.

  • TAP into New Providence

    TAP into New Providence is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network, which provides more than 80 franchisee sites with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for an annual fee. Bobbie Peer, owner of TAP into Mountainside also operates TAP into Berkeley Heights and TAP into Mountainside. Revenue: Advertising.

  • TAP into Newark

    TAP into Newark is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network. The network provides franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for a fee. Jonathan Jaffe and Bruno Tedeschi co-own TAP into Camden and TAP into Newark. Revenue: Advertising.

  • TAP into Newton

    TAP into Newton is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network. Launched as The Alternative Press in 2008, the network shifted to a franchise model in 2013-14 and re-branded as TAPinto. The network provides franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for an annual fee. The publisher of TAP into Newton also operates TAP into Sparta. Revenue: Advertising.

  • TAP into North Plainfield/Green Brook/Watchung

    TAP into North Plainfield/Green Brook/Watchung is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network. Michael and Lauryn Shapiro launched The Alternative Press in October 2008. In 2013-14, it evolved into a franchise and was later re-branded to TAPinto. The network provides franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for an annual fee. Revenue: Advertising

  • TAP into Nutley

    TAP into Nutley is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network. The network provides nearly seven dozen indepenent franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for an annual fee. The publisher of TAP into Nutley also operates TAP into Bloomfield. Revenue: Advertising.

  • TAP into Paramus

    TAP into Paramus is an independentlly owned site that is part of the TAPinto franchise network of more than 80 local news outlets, mostly in New Jersey. Publishers pay annual franchise fees in return for business and tech support. Owner Phil Swibinski also operates TAP into Hackensack. Revenue: Advertising.

  • TAP into Parsippany

    TAP into Parsippany is an independently owned site that is part of the TAPinto franchise network of more than 80 local news outlets, mostly in New Jersey. Publishers pay annual franchise fees in return for business and tech support. Revenue: Advertising

  • TAP into Passaic Valley

    TAP into Passaic Valley is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network. Launched as The Alternative Press in 2008 by Michael and Lauryn Shapiro, the network shifted to a franchise model with independent ownership in 2013-14 and re-branded as TAPinto. The network provides franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for an annual fee. Revenue: Advertising.

  • TAP into Paterson

    TAP into Paterson is an independently-owned local news site in the TAPinto.net network based in New Jersey. Owner Steve Lenox also operates TAP into Bayonne. Revenue: Advertising

  • TAP into Piscataway

    TAP into Piscataway is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network. Launched as The Alternative Press in 2008, the network provides franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for an annual fee. Revenue: Advertising.

  • TAP into Plainfield

    TAP into Plainfield is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network. Launched as The Alternative Press in 2008 by Michael and Lauryn Shapiro, the network shifted to a franchise model with independent ownership in 2013-14 and re-branded as TAPinto. The network provides franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for an annual fee. Revenue: Advertising.

  • TAP into Randolph

    Tap into Randolph is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network. Launched as The Alternative Press in 2008, the network shifted to a franchise model with independent ownership in 2013-14 and re-branded as TAPinto. The network provides franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for an annual fee. Revenue: Advertising.

     

  • TAP into Red Bank

    TAP into Red Bank is an independently owned site that is part of the TAPinto franchise network of more than 80 local news outlets, mostly in New Jersey. Publishers pay annual franchise fees in return for business and tech support. Revenue: Advertising

  • TAP into Roselle/Roselle Park

    TAP into Roselle/Roselle Park is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network. Launched as The Alternative Press in 2008, the network shifted to a franchise model with independent ownership in 2013-14 and re-branded as TAPinto. The network provides franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for an annual fee. Revenue: Advertising.

     

  • TAP into Roxbury

    TAP into Roxbury is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network. Launched as The Alternative Press in 2008, the network shifted to a franchise model with independent ownership in 2013-14 and re-branded as TAPinto. The network provides franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for an annual fee. Revenue: Advertising.

     

  • TAP into Scotch Plains/Fanwood

    TAP into Scotch Plains/Fanwood is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network. Launched as The Alternative Press in 2008, the network shifted to a franchise model with independent ownership in 2013-14 and re-branded as TAPinto. The network provides franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for an annual fee. Revenue: Advertising.

     

  • TAP into Soma

    TAP into SOMA is an independently owned local news site for South Orange, New Jersey. It is part of the TAP into network of local news franchises. Revenue: Advertising.

  • TAP into Somerville

    TAP into Somerville is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network. The publisher also operates TAP into Somerville. The TAPinto network, launched as The Alternative Press in 2008 by Michael and Lauryn Shapiro, shifted to a franchise model with independent ownership in 2013-14 and re-branded as TAPinto. The network provides franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for an annual fee. Revenue: Advertising.

  • TAP into South Brunswick

    TAP into South Brunswick is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network. Owner Rob Rakossy publishes several TAP into sites.

  • TAP into South Plainfield

    TAP into South Plainfield is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network. The network provides franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for an annual fee. Revenue: Advertising, native content, sponsorship, eblast.

  • TAP into Sparta

    TAP into Sparta is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network, which provides franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for an annual fee. The publisher of TAP into Sparta also operates TAP into Newton. Revenue: Advertising.

  • TAP into Springfield

    TAP into Springfield is indepdently owned and operated as part of the TAPinto franchise of local news outlets. Publisher Jonathan Sym also operates TAP into Milburn.

  • TAP into Stafford/LBI

    TAP into Stafford/LBI is an independently owned site that is part of the TAPinto franchise network of more than 80 local news outlets, mostly in New Jersey. Publishers pay annual franchise fees in return for business and tech support. The site serves Stafford and Long Beach Island in New Jersey. Owners Pat and Kathy Sharkey also operate TAP into Barnegat/Wareton. Revenue: Advertising

  • TAP into Summit

    TAP into Summit is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network. Launched as The Alternative Press in 2008, the network shifted to a franchise model with independent ownership in 2013-14 and re-branded as TAPinto. The network provides franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for an annual fee. Revenue: Advertising.

     

  • TAP into the BReeze

    TAP into the BReeze is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network. Launched as The Alternative Press in 2008, the network shifted to a franchise model with independent ownership in 2013-14 and re-branded as TAPinto. The network provides franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for an annual fee. Revenue: Advertising.

     

     

     

     

  • TAP into Union

    TAP into Union is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network. Launched as The Alternative Press in 2008 by Michael and Lauryn Shapiro, the network shifted to a franchise model with independent ownership in 2013-14 and re-branded as TAPinto. The network provides franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for an annual fee. Revenue: Advertising.

     

  • TAP into Verona/Cedar Grove

    TAP into Verona/Cedar Grove is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network. The network provides franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for an annual fee. Cheryl Brown operates the site. Revenue: Advertising.

     

  • TAP into Warren

    TAP into Warren is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network. Launched as The Alternative Press in 2008, the network shifted to a franchise model with independent ownership in 2013-14 and re-branded as TAPinto. The network provides franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for an annual fee. Revenue: Advertising.

     

  • TAP into West Essex

    TAP into West Essex is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network. Michael and Lauryn Shapiro launched The Alternative Press in October 2008. In 2013-14, it evolved into a franchise and was later re-branded to TAPinto. The network provides franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for an annual fee. Publishers Jackie Schatell and Jessica Marrone Parkes also operate TAP into Livingston and TAP into West Orange. Revenue: Advertising

  • TAP into West Orange

    TAP into West Orange is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network. Launched as The Alternative Press in 2008, the network shifted to a franchise model with independent ownership in 2013-14 and re-branded as TAPinto. The network provides franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for an annual fee. Publishers Jackie Schatell and Jessica Marrone Parkes also operate TAP into West Essex and TAP into Livingston. Revenue: Advertising

  • TAP into Westfield

    TAP into Westfield is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network. Launched as The Alternative Press in 2008, the network shifted to a franchise model with independent ownership in 2013-14 and re-branded as TAPinto. The network provides franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for an annual fee. Revenue: Advertising.

     

  • Technical.ly

    Technical.ly is a community journalism outlet focused on how local economies change. Founded in February 2009, the site has fulll-time, daily beat coverage on technology, entrepreneurship, workforce development and related issues in Philadelphia, BaltimoreWashington, DC and Delaware, with additional pop-ups in other cities including Pittsburgh and Brooklyn.  Revenue: Talent acquisition services (employer branding subscription platform, events and direct placement work) and lead generation services (sponsored content and custom events)

     

  • Technical.ly Baltimore

    Technical.ly Baltimore is part of Technical.ly, a tech information and services netowork that launched in with Technical.ly Philly in Philadelphia in 2008 and has since expanded to Baltimore, Brooklyn, Washington, DC and Delaware. The organization's goal is to "grow local technology communities by connecting organizations and people through news, events and services." Revenue: Advertising, sponsorships, job listings.

  • Technical.ly DC

    Technical.ly DC is one of five news sites operated by Technical.ly Media, which aims to connect "grow local technology communities by connecting organizations and people through news, events and services." The other four sites are in Philadelphia, Baltimore, Brooklyn and Delaware. Revenue: Advertising, membership, sponsorships, job listings.

  • Technical.ly Delaware

    Technical.ly launched its fourth site, Technical.ly Delaware, in June 2014. Technical.ly Philly is the original site of Technical.ly, which has since expanded to Baltimore, Brooklyn, Delaware and Washington, DC. The organization's goal is to "grow local technology communities by connecting organizations and people through news, events and services." Revenue: Advertising, sponsorships, job listings.

  • Technical.ly Philly

    Technical.ly Media, a tech news and service provider that launched in with Technical.ly Philly in Philadelphia in 2008 and has since expanded to BaltimoreBrooklynDelaware and Washington, D.C. The organization's goal is to "grow local technology communities by connecting organizations and people through news, events and services." Revenue: Advertising, sponsorships, job listings.

  • Texas Wine Lover

    This site covers wine business news in the state of Texas. In addition to wine business news, it covers features of wineries and wineries reviews. They use social media extensively to engage with their audience. They post frequently. Revenue: Advertising, wine merchandise. 

  • The Austin Bulldog

    The Austin Bulldog is an investigative news site dedicated to in-depth reporting in Austin, Texas. The nonprofit was founded in 2010 by editor Ken Martin. Revenue: Donations.

  • The B-Town (Burien) Blog

    The B-Town Blog in Burian, just south of Seattle, Washington, covers local news, arts, politics, events and more, using rich multimedia including video, photos and more. IT is part of a network of 7 local blogs, including iLoveKent.netThe SeaTac Blog, White Center Blog, Waterland Blog (Des Moines WA), Normandy Park Blog and Tukwila Blog. Revenue: Advertising.

  • The Batavian

    Digital news pioneer Howard Owens started this upstate New York local news blog for Gatehouse Media. When GateHouse made strategic changes eight months later, Owens acquired The Batavian's name and relaunched the website as his own business in 2008. Revenue: Advertising and video production.

  • The Bedford Citizen

    The Bedford Citizen is a nonprofit community-driven website founded in 2012 in Bedford, Massachusetts.

  • The Belmontonian

    The Belmontonian covers local news focused on the Belmont, MA community. The site uses an intuitive blog-type format with large local web ads on the page borders. Revenue: Web ads

  • The Berkshire Edge

    The Berkshire Edge covers local news with a geographic focus primarily on the Berkshires region of southwestern Massachusetts and contiguous counties in New York and Connecticut. Revenue: Advertising and membership

  • The Chattanoogan.com

    The Chattanoogan.com has been covering news and events in Chattanooga, Tennessee since 1999, including government, education, crime and local business. Publisher John Wilson was a staff writer for nearly three decades at the Chattanooga News-Free Press. Revenue: Advertising, obituaries.

  • The Chester Telegraph

    The Chester Telegraph is the source for local news for Chester, Andover, Cavendish, Londonderry, Grafton, Weston and surrounding communities in Vermont. Revenue: Advertising.

  • The Colorado Independent

     The Colorado Independent is a non-profit website that covers news across Colorado state. It provides political analysis and in-depth investigations. It was started in 2006 as part of the American News Network based in Washington D.C., but it was reorganized in 2013 to be independently run in Colorado. Revenue: Donations.

  • The Colorado Sun

    Civil-backed newsroom that covers state news. Creates newsletters, one of which is behind a membership tier; also publishes Colorado literature in partnership with local organizations. Larry Ryckman is the editor. Revenue: funded by Civil, with the hope of long-term sustainability from memberships.

  • The Connecticut Mirror

    The Connecticut Mirror covers state policy, politics and finance. In 2013, it was the only news organization in Connecticut with a full-time reporter in Washington, D.C. CTMirror has more than 20 print syndication partners who distribute its content around the state and frequently partners with the local public radio  outlet. Revenue: Foundation grants, donations.

  • The Coronado Times

    Local news site for Coronado, California. Has events, deals and real estate pages, and produces several evergreen guides for information about the town. Revenue: advertising, including social media and native ads.

  • The Cortland Voice

    News, events, and sports for Cortland, New York. Peter Blanchard is the founder. Revenue: ads (both display and sponsored content), sponsorships.

  • The Crude Life

    Covers oil industry, with special focus on a ND regional production industry and a show on TX; produces and runs features in local pubs, and audio programming that airs on local stations. Owner is Jason Spiess. Revenue: sponsorships.

  • The Daily Line

    The Daily Line, formerly Aldertrack, is a niche site that covers political news for the city of Chicago and Cook County. The site offers specialized reporting and research services for organizations. It also publishes a 7:30 a.m. weekday e-newsletter that includes access to searchable archives on past reports. Revenue: Reader subscriptions

  • The Evergrey

    One of several Whereby.Us media outlets, The Evergrey is a Seattle publication that produces community news, hosts events and has a regular newsletter. Whereby.Us also operaties New Tropic in Miami, Pulptown in Orlando, and Bridgeliner in Portland. In March 2019, Jim Brady's Spirited Media announced that it had sold The Incline in Pittsburgh to Whereby.Us. Revenue: advertising and memberships.

  • The Franklin Reporter & Advocate 

    The Franklin Reporter & Advocate is Franklin Township's only independnent, local online news site. It was founded in 2013 by Bill Bowman and PJ Parker. In 2017, a newspaper, the Monthly Digest, was added. Revenue: Advertising, subscription.

  • The Greylock Glass

    The Greylock Glass is a non-traditional, online radio station that covers local news, entertainment, and events in the Berkshires and Western Massachusetts. The site sometimes publishes editorials, has regular podcasts, and a live stream. Listeners can choose from several different “stations” with a variety of topics including the local economy, politics, film, music, culinary arts, etc. Revenue: Listener and community donations

     

  • The Hill Is Home

    The Hill Is Home serves the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington, D.C. with a number of local residents who contribute stories. Topics include events and things to do with a smattering of government and politics. Revenue: Advertising.

  • The Incline

    The Incline, launched in 2016 by web pioneer Jim Brady, was sold to Whereby.Us in 2019. Whereby.Us also operates New Tropic in Miami, Pulptown in Orlando, The Evegrey in Seattle and Bridgeliner in Portland, Oregon. Revenue: Advertising, membership

  • The Ithaca Voice

    This nonprofit online news site for Ithaca and Tompkins County was founded in 2014 by journalist Jeff Stein. It covers news and also features a "People Project" of stories about interesting locals and a database of stories about key local issues. Revenue: Sponsorships, donations.

  • The Jersey Tomato Press

    The Jersey Tomato Press covers local news and events for Nutley, Montclair and Caldwell, New Jersey. Revenue: Advertising.

  • The Lakewood Scoop

    Offers news and opinion on local issues. Also has some unique features like a lost and found registry, a listing of local simchas, and a ride share program. Produces regular audio. Revenue: Advertising.