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Site Twitter handle

@camelcitydispat

Facebook link

CamelCityDispatch.com

Year launched

2012

Tax status

  • LLC

Monthly visitors

48,000

Revenue

  • $50,000 or less

Primary revenue sources (50% or more)

  • Local advertising

Secondary revenue sources (20-49%)

  • None at this level

Smaller revenue sources (less than 20%)

  • Small donations (Less than $1,000)
  • Merchandise

Mobile

51%

Is your site indexed on Google News?

  • Yes

City

Winston-Salem

State

NC

Camel City Dispatch
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Chad Nance

Camel City Dispatch covers local news and events and has a variety of columnists providing strong editorial & opinion content. Launched in 2012, CCD is a daily publication focusing on Winston-Salem and Forsyth county NC. Categories of coverage include Community, Education, Public Safety, Arts & Innovation, Business, and Politics & Government. CCD is known statewide for its political and investigative coverage. Revenue: Advertising.

Business challenge

It is frustrating that in spite of data showing that online news outstrips print for time spend and reach, people still choose to advertise in print over online.

Coverage area

  • Metro or large city

Mission

  • Cover general local news

Topics of coverage

  • Crime & justice
  • Education & schools
  • Entertainment & arts
  • Government & politics
  • Local events

Watchdog

  • Yes, occasional

Institutional partners

  • None

Content contributors

  • Professional journalists
  • Community members who are not journalists

Contributor compensation

  • Full-time, paid staff
  • Volunteers

Revenue-side compensation

  • Full-time, paid staff without commission
  • Part-time commission only

Publish donors

  • Do not publish names of donors or foundations

In the news

We are a news outlet ourselves, so other outlets don't report on us. Our coverage has been aggregated by sites like Huffington Post, Daily Kos, Think Progress, Raleigh News & Observer, and People.com.