CaryCitizen Publisher to Speak at WordCampNYC

Cary, NC – CaryCitizen Publisher Hal Goodtree has been asked to speak at WordCampNYC. It’s the largest WordPress conference in the world and is taking place this coming weekend at Baruch College in Manhattan.

WordPress – The New Giant in Publishing

WordCamps are a worldwide phenomenon of conferences about WordPress, a open source web publishing platform. CaryCitizen is published on WordPress.

Over 74 million WordPress-powered websites exist around the world. Notable users include TED, CNN, TechCrunch and the National Football League. According to, over 350 million people view more than 2.5 billion pages each month.

Hyperlocal – The New Community Journalism

Hal will speak on Saturday June 9, 2012 about Hyperlocal Journalism – community news outlets like

CaryCitizen is a 2011 Knight Foundation Fellowship Award Winner and has been written about in the Columbia Journalism Review. Founded in 2009, CaryCitizen has grown readership to more than 74,000 a month.

Broadcast of WordCampNYC

WordCampNYC 2012 will be broadcast on

Check the website for times and availability.

11 replies
  1. Brent
    Brent says:

    Congratulations Hal and CaryCitizen! It is great that WordPress recognizes a successful venture that they have helped to enable, and it’s also great that CaryCitizen is garnering awards and other press coverage.

    CaryCitizen is an asset to the community.

    • Hal Goodtree
      Hal Goodtree says:

      Thanks Brent. And thanks for your contributions to community as well, my friend.

  2. Kimberly Conley
    Kimberly Conley says:

    What an honor! Can’t wait to check out the presentation on the timely subject of hyperlocal community journalism!

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