In an all-new episode, Steve D'Agostino, chief pilot of Best Rate of Climb, interviews Josh Fenton, CEO of GoLocal24.com, which owns and operates both GoLocalWorcester.com and GoLocalProv.com. They talk about the business of news and information in the digital age.
Every day, GoLocalWorcester provides information about Massachusetts news, sports, politics, business, real estate, weather, food, health, lifestyle, beauty, fashion, art and dialogue. Its page views, videos, and e-mail blasts reach a total of 1.7 million people every month. Of these, 53 percent are women who are 35 to 54 years of age. The site features iconic sports journalist Bob Lobel, former Democratic Congressman Bill Delahunt, former Democratic House Speaker Tom Finneran and progressive community activist Grace Ross.
Josh Fenton has a track record of success as an entrepreneur and has successfully launched and grown communications and media concerns. In 2010, he co-founded and launched GoLocalProv, the first digital platform of GoLocal24. In February of 2012, he launched GoLocalWorcester. Previously, he founded The Fenton Group, a boutique, integrated communication firm, based in Providence, which focuses on developing highly integrated communication programs.