Poynter, Better News detail News Reporter’s Table Stakes-influenced revenue and readership growth

The News Reporter in Whiteville, N.C., a member of Cohort 1 of the UNC-Knight Foundation Table Stakes Newsroom Initiative, was in the news recently for the success they’ve achieved adapting to a digital-first mindset, utilizing principles they learned during the Table Stakes program at the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media.

Both Poynter and Better News profiled the family-owned paper’s success, which in the past two years has included increasing digital subscription revenue by 493 percent.

Read the full Poynter story here.

Read the full Better News article here.