NJ Spotlight

TaglineTrenton's statehouse startup
Year Founded2010
Type or CoverageGeneral
Type or CoveragePolitics
StateNew Jersey
Business TypeNon-profit
Revenue SourcesLocal Ads
Revenue SourcesDonations
Revenue SourcesEvents
Revenue SourcesGrants
Institutional SupportKnight Foundation
Institutional SupportOther Foundation
Institutional SupportOther Foundation
Staff Size (Business)1
Staff Size (Editorial)2-5
Active VolunteersNone
AffiliationsBusiness: William Penn Foundation Community Foundation of New Jersey; Content: New York Public Radio and WHYY Public Radio.
Mappin LocationTrenton - New Jersey
Principal StaffJohn Mooney
Principal StaffTom Johnson
DescriptionNJSpotlight.com which CJR profiled in September 2010 is a policy-focused news site based in the Trenton N.J. state house. Launched in early 2010 by two former Newark Star-Ledger reporters John Mooney and Tom Johnson the site focuses on issues relating to the state budget environmental and energy legislation education policy and health care. “We are nonpartisan independent policy-centered and community-minded” says the website. [Profile updated April 2 2012]
Profile on CJRhttp://www.cjr.org/news_startups_guide/2010/12/nj-spotlight.php