WyoFile



Enterprise reporting for the Equality State2008GeneralWyomingCasperNon-profitDonationsGrantsKnight Foundation02-51-10WordPressThe George B. Storer Foundation; The Knight Foundation; Christopher Findlater; Marcia Kunstel; Joe Albright; Anne Pendergast; the estate of the late Tom Stroock; Wyoming Community Foundation.Casper - WyomingDustin BleizefferRuffin Prevost[UPDATE: On September 5 2012 the Knight Foundation announced that WyoFile was yet again a recipient of its Community Information Challenge Grant. The site received $62000 from Knight and an equal amount from the Wyoming Community Foundation. It will hire one full-time reporter dedicated to the Wyoming Legislature and one part-time minority reporter who will cover the Wind River Indian Reservation.] Even though WyoFile covers the goings-on of the least populous state in the union it still finds plenty of stories to tell. Launched in 2008 by former Los Angeles Times reporter Rone Tempest and entrepreneur Christopher Findlater the site features a plethora of in-depth locally focused reporting: a profile of Casper’s last locally owned grocery store; a look at the state’s financially struggling ski slopes; a primer on how to save money at the doctor’s office by paying in cash. By collaborating and story-sharing with other news outlets like High Country News and Wyoming Public Radio WyoFile hopes to raise its profile as a viable news source in its own right. http://www.cjr.org/news_startups_guide/2011/01/wyofile.phpwyofile.com
TaglineEnterprise reporting for the Equality State
Year Founded2008
Type or CoverageGeneral
StateWyoming
CityCasper
Business TypeNon-profit
Revenue SourcesDonations
Revenue SourcesGrants
Institutional SupportKnight Foundation
Staff Size (Business)0
Staff Size (Editorial)2-5
Active Volunteers1-10
CMSWordPress
AffiliationsThe George B. Storer Foundation; The Knight Foundation; Christopher Findlater; Marcia Kunstel; Joe Albright; Anne Pendergast; the estate of the late Tom Stroock; Wyoming Community Foundation.
Mappin LocationCasper - Wyoming
Principal StaffDustin Bleizeffer
Principal StaffRuffin Prevost
Description[UPDATE: On September 5 2012 the Knight Foundation announced that WyoFile was yet again a recipient of its Community Information Challenge Grant. The site received $62000 from Knight and an equal amount from the Wyoming Community Foundation. It will hire one full-time reporter dedicated to the Wyoming Legislature and one part-time minority reporter who will cover the Wind River Indian Reservation.] Even though WyoFile covers the goings-on of the least populous state in the union it still finds plenty of stories to tell. Launched in 2008 by former Los Angeles Times reporter Rone Tempest and entrepreneur Christopher Findlater the site features a plethora of in-depth locally focused reporting: a profile of Casper’s last locally owned grocery store; a look at the state’s financially struggling ski slopes; a primer on how to save money at the doctor’s office by paying in cash. By collaborating and story-sharing with other news outlets like High Country News and Wyoming Public Radio WyoFile hopes to raise its profile as a viable news source in its own right.
Profile on CJRhttp://www.cjr.org/news_startups_guide/2011/01/wyofile.php
Homepagewyofile.com