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Statistics
E-newsletter

  • No

Revenue

  • Less than $50,000

Primary revenue source(s)

  • Local advertising (including web and e-newsletter ads)
  • Other

Ad products

  • Traditional Web display advertising sold directly by your organization
  • Sponsored content or native advertising

Paywall

  • No

Distribution

  • Direct to web/mobile

Total personnel/contributor FTE

0

Last Publisher Update

  • 2019-05-10 00:48:31 UTC

Escondido Grapevine
Escondido Grapevine

The Escondido Grapevine covers local news focused on the Escondido, San Marcos, and the Valley Center areas in California. Along with 24/7 online news coverage, the site now publishes a weekly print newspaper. Revenue: Sponsorships, donations, grants, advertising.

 

Who is in charge?

Dan Weisman

Job title

Publisher

City

Escondido

State

CA

Year launched

2015

Tax status

  • Nonprofit 501c3

Geographic scope

  • Large city or Metro area

Population of coverage area

3 million

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
  • Events in coverage area
  • Government
  • Politics
  • Other

Other content topics

All of the above

Watchdog journalism?

  • Yes, occasional

Site Twitter handle

@nocensorship23

Revenue challenges

Showing advertisers how effective their ads can be