Eye on Annapolis

TaglineUnadorned, up-to-the-minute news for Maryland's capital city
Year Founded2009
Type or CoverageHyperlocal
Business TypeFor-profit
Revenue SourcesLocal Ads
Revenue SourcesSponsorships
Revenue SourcesTransactions
Institutional SupportNo Institutional Support
Staff Size (Business)1
Staff Size (Editorial)2-5
Active Volunteers1-10
AffiliationsContent: WBAL; Business: Revenue sharing with local Groupon-esque companies.
Mappin LocationAnnapolis - Maryland
Principal StaffJohn Frenaye
Principal StaffFish Stark
Principal StaffKevin Carroll
DescriptionEye on Annapolis a website covering Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay and capital city of Annapolis has forged a pragmatic model for local news coverage carving out a niche for itself among the city’s media by providing readers quick and frequent news updates. The site focuses on breaking news including traffic reports and crime as well as a community calendar coverage of local politics education business and columns written by residents. (Check out 16-year-old Fish Stark’s smart and savvy column “From the Classroom.”)
Profile on CJRhttp://www.cjr.org/news_startups_guide/2012/05/eye-on-annapolis.php