Nexstar Digital operates an award-winning portfolio of 125 websites backed by media assets spanning 200 broadcast stations across 116 U.S. markets. In 2021, they partnered with Stacker, and have since published thousands of stories from Stacker’s newswire to serve their diverse network. Stacker's local and national
In the past six months, Stacker has helped generate over 10,000 syndicated pickups of nonprofit journalism. The average story was picked up by over 200 outlets. Last year, we launched Stacker Connect— a service where we vet and distribute stories from approved brands whose stories meet our journalistic standards.
The past few years have seen an explosion in true brand journalism - companies not seen as “traditional publishers” hiring journalists, doing the work, and producing epic coverage about their industry. Sometimes this comes in the form of data journalism - whether from their own proprietary data or publicly available
Stacker’s publishing partners can expect an exciting addition to their search experience next time they log into Story Hub. In the latest release to the platform, we have launched an update that refines search results for publishers to view stories according to Stacker's own story analytics platform!
Today, we are thrilled to publicly introduce Stacker Connect, the newest offering in our journey to build the world’s most robust and accessible newswire. As we continue to reimagine what a newswire can look like, Stacker Connect serves as a bridge between brand publishers creating world-class content with newsrooms
Last year, Stacker made significant strides toward achieving our vision of building the world’s most accessible newswire. Doubling our team in 2022, our newsroom now produces hundreds of stories each month - national features, as well as across 384 metros - each syndicated freely to an ever-growing network of
At Stacker, we are continually developing new models for our data-driven newswire to produce, distribute, and fund quality storytelling. To that end, in January we published our first-ever collaborative data project, setting the stage for more collaborations to come. We worked in partnership with Adams Publishing Group to explore the
Bill Ostendorf has lived and breathed local newspapers since starting his career as a journalist. In 1984 he began a freelance business training other newsrooms on the side. A couple decades later Bill turned his attention to Creative Circle full-time, leaving his managing editor job at The Providence Journal to
I am extremely proud to announce that Stacker has officially been awarded [https://www.greatplacetowork.com/certified-company/7047808] the “Great Place To Work” certification, which recognizes employers who create a strong employee experience. As part of the company-wide survey that informs the certification, 94% of Stacker employees said we’re
The midterm elections are only three weeks away. With inflation continuing to affect bank accounts and reproductive rights on the line, the battle to determine which party controls the Senate has perhaps never been more heated. The energy shows in voting numbers: More than two million people in America have
On any given day, Stacker journalism is delivered to more than 2,000 newsrooms across North America ranging from large metropolitan papers and small-town broadcasters to university newsrooms and local tourism boards. The systems required to accommodate such a diverse and widespread publishing network are complex. But our approach ensures
We are thrilled to announce the addition of more than a dozen new local, independent publishing partners to the Stacker Publishing Network, including: Philomath News [https://philomathnews.com/], The Southern Maryland Chronicle [https://southernmarylandchronicle.com/], The Lansing Journal [https://thelansingjournal.com/], CT News Junkie [https://ctnewsjunkie.com/], BK Reader [https:
Over the past 12 months, Stacker has experienced significant growth which has allowed us to re-invest and further support our mission of empowering the world's publishers and supporting sustainable models for journalism. Today, we are thrilled to welcome Micah Cohen to the newly created role of Editor-in-Chief at
Stacker works with publishers large and small. We aim to empower journalists and bolster their newsroom with relevant, impactful content that engages their audiences and provides them with the necessary time and resources to build their own cadre of content offerings. We asked Elizabeth Miller, founder and editor of the
Local storytelling has always been in our DNA, but recent investments in our core technology have allowed us to produce something relatively novel: an automated storytelling tech stack for transforming data into full stories—featuring national, state, city, county, or even zip code-level insights for our local news partners at
As we’ve built Stacker, we’ve seen the impact that providing high-quality data journalism can have on news organizations. It can contextualize complex topics and engage readers through intuitive storytelling formats, all while filling coverage gaps for audiences that have come to expect a comprehensive range of stories from