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Site Twitter handle

@timesofsandiego

Facebook link

https://www.facebook.com/TimesOfSanDiego

Year launched

2014

Tax status

  • LLC

Monthly visitors

200,000

Revenue

  • $51,000 -€“ 100,000

Primary revenue sources (50% or more)

  • National advertising

Secondary revenue sources (20-49%)

  • Local advertising

Smaller revenue sources (less than 20%)

  • Small donations (Less than $1,000)

Publishing platform

  • WordPress

Mobile

55%

Other mobile

Google AMP pages

E-newsletter

  • Yes

E-newsletter subscribers

3,000

Is your site indexed on Google News?

  • Yes

City

San Diego

State

California

Last Publisher Update

  • 2016-03-12 02:40:36 UTC

Times of San Diego
San Diego, California
Chris Jennewein

Times of San Diego covers politics, crime, sports, education, arts and the military in the San Diego metro area. Online news pioneer Chris Jennewein is editor and publisher of the site, which launched in 2014. After a year of operation, the site was attracting nearly 200,000 unique visitors a month. With a staff of eight contributors, the site produces 20-25 stories a day. Revenue: Advertising.

Effective engagement practice

Facebook and Twitter.

Coverage area

  • Metro or large city

Mission

  • Cover general local news

Topics of coverage

  • Crime & justice
  • Government & politics
  • Other

Other content topics

Military, as San Diego has the largest concentration of Navy and Marine forces in the United States with eight large bases.

Watchdog

  • Yes, occasional

Institutional partners

  • None

Content contributors

  • Professional journalists
  • Students

Contributor compensation

  • Freelance or part-time paid staff
  • Interns who are paid

Publish donors

  • Do not publish names of donors or foundations