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Statistics
E-newsletter

  • Yes, a single newsletter

Facebook likes

3,514

Facebook followers

3,611

Twitter followers

391

Revenue

  • Less than $50,000

Primary revenue source(s)

  • Subscription (including paid e-newsletter, pay wall)

Ad products

  • Traditional Web display advertising sold directly by your organization
  • Video advertising
  • Sponsored content or native advertising
  • Business directory or shopping site

Paywall

  • Yes, a metered paywall

Distribution

  • Direct to web/mobile

Total personnel/contributor FTE

n/a

Date of most recent publisher update

05/25/2019

Last Publisher Update

  • 2019-05-25 16:24:33 UTC

Warwick Post
Warwick Post

The Warwick Post covers local news in Warwick, Rhode Island. The site was founded in 2014 by Rob Borkowski and Joe Hutnak, two former editors for Patch.com. Topics include police & fire, schools, business and politics. Revenue: Advertising, Metered Paywall, Business Directory Membership.

Who is in charge?

Rob Borkowski

Job title

Publisher

City

Warwick

State

Rhode Island

Zip code

02886

Year launched

2014

Tax status

  • LLC

Geographic scope

  • Large city or Metro area

Other geographic focus

Statewide News/Crime Coverage

Population of coverage area

80,000

Scope of coverage

  • General news or a number of topics that are not necessarily closely related to each other

Primary focus

  • Current news and events

Topics of coverage

  • Business in coverage area
  • Crime & justice
  • Education & schools
  • Entertainment & arts
  • Government

Watchdog journalism?

  • Yes, occasional

Site Twitter handle

@warwickpost

Revenue challenges

Recruiting advertising sales people. As a publication still striving toward profitability, sales staff can only be supported through commission. Finding someone who can do the job who is willing to work for commission is extremely difficult. A number of prospective ad sales people have not worked out.