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Site Twitter handle

@CaryCitizen

Facebook link

www.facebook.com/carycitizen

Year launched

2009

Tax status

  • S Corp

Monthly visitors

42,104

Revenue

  • $101,000 - $250,000

Primary revenue sources (50% or more)

  • Local advertising
  • Web services

Secondary revenue sources (20-49%)

  • Local advertising
  • Events
  • Sponsorship

Publishing platform

  • WordPress

Mobile

32%

Is your site indexed on Google News?

  • Yes

City

Cary

State

NC

Cary Citizen
Cary, North Carolina
Hal Goodtree

Cary Citizen covers news, sports, community, business, events, arts and more across Cary, NC and surrounding communities. They also provide business services including websites, photography, copywriting and video. The site won a Knight Digital Media Center fellowship in news entrepreneurship in 2011.

Coverage area

  • Community or town

Mission

  • Cover general local news

Topics of coverage

  • Entertainment & arts
  • Food
  • Government & politics
  • Local business
  • Local events

Watchdog

  • Yes, infrequently

Institutional partners

  • None

Content contributors

  • Professional journalists
  • Community members who are not journalists

Contributor compensation

  • Full-time, paid staff
  • Volunteers

Revenue-side compensation

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

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