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Site Twitter handle

www.twitter.com/watershedpost

Facebook link

http://www.facebook.com/watershedpost

Year launched

2010

Tax status

  • S Corp

Monthly visitors

50,000

Revenue

  • $101,000 - $250,000

Primary revenue sources (50% or more)

  • Local advertising

Other primary revenue source

n/a

Secondary revenue sources (20-49%)

  • Foundation grants

Smaller revenue sources (less than 20%)

  • Business services
  • Small donations (Less than $1,000)

Other smaller revenue source

n/a

Publishing platform

  • Drupal

Other publishing platform

n/a

Mobile

50%

E-newsletter

  • Yes

E-newsletter subscribers

1,500

Is your site indexed on Google News?

  • Yes

City

Margaretville

State

New York

Last Publisher Update

  • 2016-03-21 20:59:50 UTC

Watershed Post
Margaretville, New York
Julia Reischel

The Watershed Post is a news and information hub for the Catskills, the source of New York City's water. News, events and a business directory serve the residents of Delaware, Ulster, Greene, Sullivan or Schoharie County. Revenue: Advertising (print and online), grants. 

Other secondary revenue source

n/a

Coverage area

  • Other

Other geographic focus

The Catskill mountain region of New York

Mission

  • Other

Other mission

We have three missions: general local news, investigative reporting and print tourist-oriented travel/lifestyle writing

Topics of coverage

  • Crime & justice
  • Entertainment & arts
  • Food

Other content topics

Outdoors. We published an annual print Catskills Outdoor Guide, and do quite a bit of online coverage.

Watchdog

  • Yes, occasional

Institutional partners

  • None

Other institutional partners

n/a

Content contributors

  • Professional journalists
  • Students

Other contributors

n/a

Contributor compensation

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

Revenue-side compensation

  • Full-time, paid staff without commission
  • Contractors paid commission only

Publish donors

  • Publish all foundation names