Below are symbolic amounts that represent the cost to produce in-depth, solutions-focused local journalism. Our goal is to get to a place where we can pay our writers and staff a living wage and provide the community the best in journalism.
$5,000 – Monthly stipend for a single full-time journalist at ACC
$3,000 – Monthly stipend for a single part-time journalist at ACC
$1,000 – Feature story with data visualization and special graphics or media beyond photography
$600 – Baseline cost for a feature story with photography included
$500 – Cost for one month of social media graphics and support
$300 – Cost for one article to be created, edited, and posted to ACC
$250 – Production of one episode of the ACC podcast featuring guests and including a video component for social media shares.
$100 – One map or interactive infographic
$75 – Production of one episode of the ACC weekly round-up podcast
$50 – Production of one edition of the ACC weekly newsletter