FFXnow will officially launch next month as a new Fairfax County-wide news source and home to hyperlocal coverage of the Tysons and Reston areas.
Our Reston Now and Tysons Reporter sites will be folded into FFXnow, though each will maintain its brand identity as separate social media accounts and daily email newsletters focused on their respective coverage areas. The archives of those sites will also remain, for now, on their current domains.
Three full-time journalists will helm FFXnow’s coverage, which we eventually plan to expand to additional hyperlocal reporting areas within the county. Reston Now and Tysons Reporter readers can expect the same local coverage on which they’ve come to depend over the years, but with more coverage of county government and other countywide issues.
FFXnow will provide local government, development, business and breaking news, like our sister sites ARLnow and ALXnow do in Arlington and Alexandria, respectively. All three sites are publications of Northern Virginia-based Local News Now, which also today announced additional business partnerships and a key editorial leadership hire.
Readers can sign up for the FFXnow daily newsletter ahead of the official launch.
Our reporters will bring you up-to-the-minute local news and scoops with a countywide focus.
Fairfax County is Northern Virginia’s economic engine, a diverse community that’s home to Fortune 500 headquarters, major technology companies and high-growth startups. However, the current countywide local news options, in our opinion, only scratch the surface of what’s going on here and are not reflective of the area’s dynamism.
Fairfax County deserves a modern, online-only local news outlet with original reporting that provides both depth and breadth. We look forward to serving all who live and work in Fairfax County and growing our coverage over time.