Patch’s St. John: People Crave an Understanding of What’s Happening Right Around Them

Founded in 2007 by Tim Armstrong, Warren Webster, and Jon Brod to address a perceived lack of local news coverage online, Patch, the nationwide network of hyperlocal news sites, was acquired by AOL in 2009 after Tim Armstrong became that company’s CEO. Unfortunately, even with $100 million invested, Patch languished under its corporate parent after the expected synergies betw ...Read the full article