Charlottesville Tomorrow is one of the most well-known non-profit indie local news websites in the United States, oft cited in the journalism trade press and elsewhere for its deep civic coverage, its unique newspaper partnership and its fundraising successes. Based in Charlottesville, Va., Thomas Jefferson's hometown, the publication has its sights on expansion. We talked with Executive Director Brian Wheeler about Charlottesville Tomorrow's past, present and future.
Meet the 36 winners of the 2023 LION Local Journalism Awards
Each winner received at least $1,300 to further boost their independent news business.
Introducing LION’s five-year strategic growth plan
Why we’re doubling down on measuring sustainability as our core offering.
What we’ve learned about the unique struggles and success of BIPOC news leaders, and how to better support them
Challenges include access to capital, lack of business experience and low capacity