Michele's List
Building blocks in the emerging local news ecosystem

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Statistics
Unique monthly visitors

300,000

Average visits

780,000

E-newsletter

  • Yes, a single newsletter

E-newsletter subscribers

13,000

Facebook likes

26,000

Facebook followers

27,000

Twitter followers

4,300

Instagram followers

5,000

Revenue

  • $251,000 - $500,000

Primary revenue source(s)

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

Ad products

  • Traditional Web display advertising sold directly by your organization
  • Traditional Web display advertising sold via an ad network or ad buyer
  • Sponsored content or native advertising

Paywall

  • No

Distribution

  • Direct to web/mobile

Date of most recent publisher update

05/08/2019

Last Publisher Update

  • 2019-05-08 18:50:01 UTC

ARLnow
Local News Now

Editor and founder Scott Brodbeck is a former local TV news producer. He launched ARLNow in January 2010, aiming to provide up-to-the-minute local coverage in Arlington, VA. 

Who is in charge?

Scott Brodbeck

Job title

Editor and Publisher

City

Arlington

State

VA

Zip code

22203

Year launched

2010

Tax status

  • LLC

Geographic scope

  • Suburb

Population of coverage area

235,000

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
  • Government
  • Planning & development
  • Transportation

Watchdog journalism?

  • Yes, occasional

Site Twitter handle

@ARLnowDOTcom

Effective engagement practice

Consistently producing relevant, interesting and original local news coverage