AN EDITORIAL BOARD. AN EDITOR-IN-CHIEF. A staff editorial cartoonist and a high school sports beat writer. A revenue stream that combines both advertising dollars and subscribers.
Those sound like classic elements of a major metropolitan newspaper. But the description also applies to WCPO, the Scripps-owned television station in Cincinnati that has been experimenting, under the watchful eyes of industry observers, with a full-fledged local digital news operation.