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Site Twitter handle

@BushwickDaily

Facebook link

https://www.facebook.com/bushwickdaily

Year launched

2010

Tax status

  • LLC

Monthly visitors

150,000

Revenue

  • $51,000 -€“ 100,000

Primary revenue sources (50% or more)

  • Local advertising

Secondary revenue sources (20-49%)

  • National advertising

Smaller revenue sources (less than 20%)

  • Events

Publishing platform

  • WordPress

Other publishing platform

We're just switching to Native Grid

Mobile

50.3%

E-newsletter

  • Yes

E-newsletter subscribers

7,000

Is your site indexed on Google News?

  • No

Other products

sponsored newsletter

City

Brooklyn

State

New York

Last Publisher Update

  • 2016-03-30 20:59:40 UTC

Bushwick Daily
Brooklyn, New York
Katarina Hybenova

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. 

Introduction by publisher

Bushwick Daily is an online magazine created and run by Bushwick enthusiasts to serve and celebrate the greater area of Bushwick, Brooklyn. Five days a week, Bushwick Daily brings you curated news about life, style, art, culture, music, and people of the world’s most creative neighborhood where trends are being born. Bushwick Daily is a positively thinking platform that aims to start good conversations and create a space for constructive discussions about this dynamically changing part of Brooklyn.
Bushwick Daily quickly has become one of the most distinctive neighborhood blogs in NYC as well as nationwide. Today Bushwick Daily serves as “the daily bread” for everybody who is interested in Bushwick and its whereabouts.
Bushwick Daily has been awarded an Independent and Community Journalism Award in 2013 for photography by CUNY Graduate School of Journalism; our work has been featured by the New York Times, New York Magazine, Rolling Stone, NY Observer, and among others.
We have been nominated in 2013, 2014 and 2015 for Brooklyn Nightlife Award for the best publisher.

Effective engagement practice

Social media

Business challenge

We are currently working only with local advertisers with limited budgets. We would like to work with brand due to our specific nature of audience but so far we were not successful.

Coverage area

  • Neighborhood

Mission

  • Cover news of a specific demographic community

Topics of coverage

  • Entertainment & arts
  • Food
  • Local business

Watchdog

  • Yes, infrequently

Institutional partners

  • None

Content contributors

  • Professional journalists
  • Community members who are not journalists

Other contributors

young aspiring writers

Contributor compensation

  • Freelance or part-time paid staff
  • Volunteers

Revenue-side compensation

  • Full-time, paid staff with commission

In the news

We are frequently quoted by major publications.