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Montclair Local Nonprofit News Inc

Joined in December 2020

About Us

The Montclair Local is a nonprofit news startup that covers the thriving, diverse community of Montclair, in northern New Jersey, located within a few miles of Newark, and 12 miles from New York City. Founded in 2017, the Local publishes an award-winning weekly newspaper and website and oversees social media channels that serve as a meeting ground for town residents. 

Montclair is a media-savvy community, and many members of the world’s most important and influential news organizations call it home. The Local’s Board of Trustees include Kathleen Carroll, former executive editor of the Associated Press, Stephen Engelberg, executive editor of ProPublica, Jake Silverstein, editor-in-chief of The New York Times Magazine, and Jason White, director for News Partnerships at Facebook.

The Local’s nonprofit business model is an innovative, community-based approach that encompasses membership, foundation support, events, grants, regional partnerships and advertising revenue. The combination of philanthropy and commercial enterprise enables us to fund a newsroom that covers the issues and institutions that serve Monclair’s diverse population.

The Montclair Local is a nonprofit news startup that covers the thriving, diverse community of Montclair, in northern New Jersey, located within a few miles of Newark, and 12 miles from New York City. Founded in 2017, the Local publishes an…

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  • Civic Engagement
  • Media

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