News Revenue Hub

Helping newsrooms produce reliable and sustainable reader revenue

News Revenue Hub is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit on a mission to help journalism thrive and to preserve the public’s access to news and information. The Hub provides a range of consulting services and also operates the no-code audience contribution platform RevEngine. Using their software and strategies, news organizations of all sizes have raised more than $100 million in reader revenue.

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Newsroom consulting services

By journalists, for journalists, we know how to achieve audience loyalty that sustains your mission and revenue goals. The Hub’s team of experts—with diverse experience from organizations such as the Texas Tribune, Slate, The Washington Post, Vox Media, Hearst, and more—will guide you with a custom, full-funnel strategy and provide the capacity to achieve your ambitions. Read through an example full-length report, covering the strategic insights News Revenue Hub provided Portland Press Herald after analyzing 30,000 articles.

"News Revenue Hub has rightfully built a reputation as the company that smart organisations call when they need guidance." - Jim Brady, Vice President, Journalism, Knight Foundation

Audience Development

Implement data-informed best practices to grow traffic, including search engine optimization, social media acquisition strategies, and on-site lead generation.

Loyalty Development

Keep readers on your site and develop products that inspire loyalty and drive subscribers to your newsletters.

Sustainable Revenue

Use proven strategies to convert your readers into sustaining financial contributors—so you can plan for the long term.

Database Management

Ensure functionality needed for fundraising is operational, new releases and retiring features are vetted, security updates and bug fixes are implemented, and more.

RevEngine platform

Finally, a no-code contribution management platform designed specifically for newsrooms. RevEngine includes everything you need to start raising voluntary reader contributions on your site in minutes. Get started risk-free, with zero hidden platform fees.

Beautiful page design

Customizable contribution pages to match your site’s unique branding.

Simple mobile payments

Frictionless checkout with Apple Pay, Google Pay, PayPal, or credit card. 

Self-managed accounts

Easily modifiable recurring payments for contributors.

The News Revenue Hub team