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Site Twitter handle

@seaglobalist

Facebook link

www.facebook.com/seattleglobalist

Year launched

2012

Tax status

  • Nonprofit 501c3

Monthly visitors

120,000

Revenue

  • $251,000 - $500,000

Primary revenue sources (50% or more)

  • Other

Other primary revenue source

In-Kind salary support from the University of Washington

Secondary revenue sources (20-49%)

  • Events
  • Training

Smaller revenue sources (less than 20%)

  • Local advertising
  • Small donations (Less than $1,000)
  • Large donations ($1,000 or more)
  • Foundation grants
  • Sponsorship
  • Subscription

E-newsletter

  • Yes

City

Seattle

State

WA

The Seattle Globalist
Seattle, Washington
Jessica Partnow

The Seattle Globalist is a nonprofit news organization that covers connections betweeen global and local issues in Seattle. The site seeks to highlight diverse voices and has an apprenticeship program to help train a new generation of media makers. Revenue: Advertising/sponsorship, donations

Effective engagement practice

Facebook

Coverage area

  • Metro or large city

Mission

  • Provide niche news about one topic

Topics of coverage

  • Entertainment & arts
  • Government & politics
  • Race & ethnicity

Content contributors

  • Professional journalists
  • Community members who are not journalists

Contributor compensation

  • Full-time, paid staff
  • Freelance or part-time paid staff

Revenue-side compensation

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

Publish donors

  • Publish all donor names
  • Publish all foundation names