Launch a local news site
Patch Labs is all-in-one software that helps talented local journalists report on their communities. Launch a local news site in minutes–content management, newsletters and revenue support are all built right in.
Payment processing, subscriber management, site reporting and newsletter tools are built right into every Patch Labs site, so you can focus on your mission – covering your community.
Patch Labs editors control all aspects of their news organization, from reporting to revenue. You make the decisions that make sense for your publication.
Flexible business model
There’s no one-size-fits-all model that works for local news. From
supporter-only to ad-supported, Patch Labs technology flexes to suit the revenue structure that works for you.
Features fit for local journalists
Track your most important metrics, from subscribers to page views.
Send auto-generated daily newsletters or build your own custom newsletters.
Supporters and advertisers are auto-billed monthly.
Earn incremental revenue by promoting local events.
Ready to report? It’s free to get started.