27% More Local News Every Morning From GoLocalProv

GoLocal is expanding its coverage of everything local. Now, every morning, the 6:00 a.m. email will include 27 percent more articles and videos. Latest Expansion for GoLocal In February, the company launched GoLocal LIVE — the daily two-hour broadcast with the biggest newsmakers in Rhode Island and experts from around the world. GoLocal produces as […]

GoLocal LIVE Launches “Rickman’s Big View” – Weekly Live Opinion

It all starts today — Civil Rights leader Ray Rickman will begin broadcasting a weekly opinion segment every Thursday on GoLocal LIVE. It is called, “Rickman’s Big View.” He has been one of Rhode Island’s leaders in government, human rights, and issues of equality for more than 30 years. Each week, Rickman offers his insights and […]

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GoLocal Launches New Daily Live Broadcast – Hosted By Kate Nagle and Molly O’Brien

Innovative Live News Show “GoLocal LIVE” Launches in February Providence, RI — GoLocal24 is launching the next generation of news and lifestyle media by broadcasting a new afternoon show — GoLocal LIVE. The daily show will simultaneously live stream onsite, on Facebook Live, and on YouTube Live. It will be available on mobile, tablet, and […]

Former Providence Journal Editor of the Editorial Page Joins GoLocal

Bob Whitcomb has achieved a remarkable career as a journalist — one that includes serving as the Editor of the Editorial Page at the Providence Journal, as the Finance Editor of the International Herald Tribune in Paris, and as an editor and writer at The Wall Street Journal in New York. Starting on Wednesday, Whitcomb […]

GoLocal24 Makes Acquisition, Launches 4th Site

GoLocal24, a rapidly growing digital local news and information company, is acquiring the hyper-local digital media company WhatsUpNewp.com – the site dedicated to everything Newport, RI. The site generates more than 50,000 unique visitors per month. The move marks GoLocal24’s first acquisition and comes just a few months after expanding to the West Coast and […]

12 Million in November

Combined the three GoLocal24 markets on the East and West Coast surpassed 12 million page views in November. This number included GoLocal24’s newest market Portland, OR (GoLocalPDX.com) which launched in August of 2014. For the two markets on the East Coast, the growth in pageviews from 2013 to 2014 was 95% year-over-year. The growth overall […]

GoLocal Wins Three Major Awards for Coverage of Issues of Diversity in 2014

The NAACP Providence Branch awarded GoLocalProv’s News Reporter and Editor Kate Nagle the Ida B. Wells Award for her contributions in coverage of important stories facing Rhode Island’s minority community. The award was presented at the 101st Annual Dinner of the NAACP on Friday, October 24. Previously this year, GoLocalProv won: The Metcalf Award for Diversity in […]

GoLocal24 Announces Expansion to Portland, Oregon

Digital Local Media Company Leverages East Coast Success Providence, RI and Portland, OR – GoLocal24, a rapidly growing digital local news and information company, is expanding to the west coast, launching a new site this spring in Portland, Oregon. GoLocal24, which serves mid-sized markets and is based in Providence, will launch its third news and […]

GoLocal and News Radio 920 Team Up for End of The Year

Clear Channel’s News Radio 920 and GoLocalProv team up for end-of-the year review. GoLocalProv’s Kate Nagle joins RI Hall of Famer Ron St. Pierre and his co-host Jen Brien to review the biggest news stories in Southern New England and across the nation in 2014. This is third-year the two news organizations have teamed up for […]

GoLocalPDX.com Announces “Portland’s 25 New Cool People”

GoLocalPDX.com Announces “Portland’s 25 New Cool People” Portland, OR — GoLocalPDX.com, an emerging local news and information web site focused on providing Portland and greater Oregon with high quality digital content, is recognizing “Portland’s 25 New Cool People.” GoLocalPDX.com sought counsel from every corner of the community—including its contributors, “experts,” our staff, and community leaders. […]

Ken Doctor of Nieman Lab Features GoLocal

Media’s leading analyst, Ken Doctor, features GoLocal24 in his column in Harvard’s Nieman Lab. The feature, “The newsonomics of the for-profit move in local online news,” reviewed GoLocal’s unique performance versus a range of other media companies that have stumbled in the local digital media space. As Doctor writes, “For GoLocal, it’s local institutions that […]

Forbes Compares AOL’s Patch and GoLocal’s Business Models

Patch’s Biggest Blunder: Ignoring Cities  Guest post by Merrill Brown, a member of the founding team of Court TV and the founding Editor in Chief of MSNBC.com. Brown advises digital media start-ups and is a Venture Partner at DFJ Frontier.  As the management and ownership of the hyperlocal media venture Patch endure contortions about the AOL company’s future, […]

BIA/Kelsey Names GoLocal24 Future Star in Local Digital Media

GoLocal24 named one of the best 7 emerging companies Boston, MA – GoLocal24, a rapidly growing digital media business delivering local news and information to mid-sized markets, was named by BIA/Kelsey as a Future Star in local digital media. GoLocal 24 is one of seven companies that are being presented as Future Stars at BIA/Kelsey’s LEADING […]