LION member spotlight: Evanston Now
Evanston Now Publisher Bill Smith talks about audience growth and revenue sustainability as he approaches a decade of independent online local news coverage outside Chicago.
LION member spotlight: Richland Source
Publisher Jay Allred talks about how the Richland Source in Ohio is diversifying revenue sources that support local news coverage – even starting a clothing line.
LION member spotlight: Potomac Local
The publisher of Potomac Local in Virginia offers advice to local news startups: Focus early on growing business side, learning advertisers’ needs.
LION member spotlight: CTNewsJunkie
The publishers of CTNewsJunkie.com talk about building a diverse revenue model to support their clickbait-free coverage of Connecticut state government.
LION member spotlight: Universal Hub
The publisher of an independent news site that’s not just “in Boston,” but “of Boston,” talks about standing out in a crowded media market.