The Post (Defunct)

TaglineSocial media gurus of South Dakota
Year Founded2009
Type or CoverageGeneral
StateSouth Dakota
CitySioux Falls
Business TypeFor-profit
Revenue SourcesLocal Ads
Revenue SourcesGrants
Revenue SourcesSponsorships
Institutional SupportNo Institutional Support
Staff Size (Business)2-5
Staff Size (Editorial)2-5
Active Volunteers11-30
AffiliationsFalls Food; Sunny Radio FM 92.1; Good Spirits Fine Wine.
Mappin LocationSioux Falls - South Dakota
Principal StaffScott Meyer
Principal StaffJohn Meyer
Principal StaffJoe O’Sullivan
Principal StaffMegan Brandsrud
Description[Editor’s note: The Post ceased publication in July 2011. A note on the site in late 2011 and early 2012 promised a relaunch but it never materialized. The site is down but was last captured by the Internet Archive in February 2012.] The Post a story co-op site in which a team of volunteers and staff create and publish content was founded by Heather Mangan in 2009 to cover stories that were not being covered by traditional media. Published by 9 Clouds Inc. a social media marketing and consulting firm in Sioux Falls The Post has created an Internet savvy brand that is shaping its own unique identity in the South Dakota journalism world. The staff of editor-in-chief Joe O’Sullivan and editor and publications head Megan Brandsrud both of whom work part-time contribute the majority of news stories but the site also publishes human interest-style features from rising South Dakotan writers—the best of whom earn the right to regularly contribute as feature story columnists.
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