NEast Philly



TaglineNeighborhood news for working-class Philadelphia
Year Founded2008
Type or CoverageHyperlocal
StatePennsylvania
CityPhiladelphia
Business TypeFor-profit
Revenue SourcesLocal Ads
Revenue SourcesEvents
Revenue SourcesGrants
Revenue SourcesMerchandise
Institutional SupportJ-Lab
Staff Size (Business)0
Staff Size (Editorial)2-5
Active Volunteers1-10
CMSWordPress.org
AffiliationsPhiladelphia Neighborhoods
Mappin LocationPhiladelphia - Pennsylvania
Principal StaffShannon McDonald
Principal StaffChristopher Wink
DescriptionWhile still an undergraduate journalism major at Temple University Shannon McDonald launched the hyperlocal NEast Philly an online only news source that provides daily coverage for the Northeast section of Philadelphia. In the site’s own words NEast Philly offers “daily news analysis multimedia columns and commentary on everything that interests the proud working-class neighborhoods of The NEast.”
Profile on CJRhttp://www.cjr.org/news_startups_guide/2011/07/neast-philly.php
Homepageneastphilly.com