This LION Publishers webinar from September 2017 focused on hiring, managing and paying advertising sales reps. The featured speakers are veteran local independent online news publishers Kelly Gilfillan of Homepage Media Group in the Nashville, Tennessee area, Scott Brodbeck of Local News Now in the Washington, D.C., area, and Jay Allred of Richland Source in Mansfield, Ohio.
A Q&A with LION member Jodi Schwan, publisher of SiouxFalls.Business.
A Q&A with LION member Cynthia Prairie, publisher of the Chester Telegraph in Vermont.
A Q&A with LION member Robert Chappell, associate publisher of Madison365 in Wisconsin.
The Lenfest Institute, a Philadelphia-based foundation set up as part of the Philadelphia Inquirer's switch to being owned by a nonprofit, has announced $1 million in grant funding to support local journalism innovation and sustainability efforts.
The grants, funded in part by the Knight Foundation, include support for a LION member's efforts to get have readers become investors in California local independent online news site Berkeleyside.
A Q&A with LION member Dennis Spellman, publisher of Covering Katy in Texas.
Hiring an outside advertising sales rep can make a crucial difference in whether a local independent online news site reaches sustainability. Three veteran publishers offered advice on hiring, managing and paying advertising sales reps in a LION webinar Sept. 14.
The latest episode of the LION podcast features Jay Allred, president of Richland Source, a thriving LION site in central Ohio.
A Q&A with LION member Steve Hull, publisher of Bethesda Beat in Maryland.
LION has welcomed 19 new members, all publishers and/or owners of local independent online news sites, from 15 different states over the past four months, and has added more than 40 new members over the past year. It has more than 160 members running local news organizations in 39 states.
A Q&A with LION member Sarah Arnold, publisher of Clutch MOV in Wood County, West Virginia, and Washington County, Ohio.
In the latest episode of the LION podcast, a frank discussion with CTNewsJunkie.com co-owner Doug Hardy about state capital coverage, political advertising, finding new sources of revenue and the challenge of growth and sustainability.
A limited number of stipends are available for members of LION Publishers to help fund travel and hotel arrangements for the 2017 LION Summit. Apply now!
A Q&A with LION member Kevin Lynch, publisher of SouthBMore.com in Baltimore.
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.