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Statistics
Unique monthly visitors

22,000

Average visits

55%

E-newsletter

  • No

Revenue

  • $50,000 or less

Primary revenue source(s)

  • Local advertising

Ad products

  • Traditional Web display advertising sold directly by your organization

Last Publisher Update

  • 2016-03-07 14:40:21 UTC

Church Hill People's News
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

Richmond

State

Virginia

Zip code

23223

Year launched

2004

Tax status

  • LLC

Geographic scope

  • Other

Other geographic focus

Collection of neighborhoods on one side of town

Scope of coverage

  • Cover general local news

Topics of coverage

  • Crime & justice
  • Food
  • Local events

Watchdog journalism?

  • Yes, infrequently

Site Twitter handle

@chpn

Effective engagement practice

We have an active culture of commenting. MailChimp's Social plugin for WordPress has helped keep the connection as the discussion around posts moved to Twitter and Facebook.

In the news

We are not in the news, although our stories are picked up by the local TV stations on an almost weekly basis.