NJTV News and NJ Spotlight have collaborated on hundreds of stories in the past fiscal year.
488% Page View Increase
In the first months of the pandemic, NJTV News experienced a drastic increase in website traction, and the station overall saw a 44% increase in ratings. NJ Spotlight’s page views were up also up (54%) and the outlet experienced a flush of new users (up 80%) eager for trustworthy reporting.
NJTV News‘ report on the prison release of two men wrongfully convicted of murder single-handedly accounted for 58% of all njtvnews.org traffic the next day, and was the most visited, best-performing story on the website through the weekend. It was also the most-shared story on social media by rapper 50 Cent, the Innocence Project, NAACP, Integrated Justice Alliance and several other social justice groups and organizations.
You’ve been doing a great job throughout this COVID-19 crisis. I have NJTV on most of the day and appreciate all the information that is presented in calm, measured tones by your anchors and reporters… Keep up the good work!– Mary M.