Scotch Plains/Fanwood: About Us

John Mooney assumed the role of the publisher of TAP into Scotch Plains-Fanwood, the best online source of hyper-local news, in February 2014.  He has written and edited for newspapers, magazines and websites for more than two decades and also founded Over The Moon Public Relations, which is based in Scotch Plains.  John lives in Fanwood with his wife, June, and their three children.  Contact John at jmooney@tapinto.net or 908-720-6057

 
Sean Conklin serves as editor of TAP into Scotch Plains-Fanwood.  He has worked in the media business since graduating from Kean University in 2011.  Contact Sean at spf@tapinto.net
 
Michael Bruchert serves as the news and sports reporter for TAP into Scotch Plains-Fanwood. He is a graduate of Rutgers University with a degree in Journalism & Media Studies. Contact Michael at mbruchert@gmail.com or (973) 271-9807
 

TAPinto.net is a network of more than 70 franchised online local and subject matter newspapers in New Jersey, New York and Florida, with more than 7,000,000 readers during the past year.  Each site is franchised to a local owner/publisher and provides original objective daily local news reporting.  Current franchisees include business executives, public relations professionals, journalists, hardcopy newspapers, nonprofits and universities.

TAPinto.net  was founded in October, 2008 by Michael and Lauryn Shapiro, who sought to provide their town’s residents with an all-online, objective, independent, daily local newspaper.  Today, TAPinto covers more than 100 towns in New Jersey, New York, and Florida, and is accredited by the New Jersey Press Association.  

TAPinto is proud to support charitable causes.  During the past year, TAPinto has donated over $250,000 in marketing and advertising to charitable organizations including Susan G. Komen North Jersey, Relay for Life, March of Dimes, Family Promise, and the Housing and Community Development Network of NJ, among others. TAPinto's employees and franchisees are also members of dozens of community organizations including Rotary and the Chamber of Commerce.  

TAPinto offers content marketing, native advertising, social media marketing, exclusive sponsorships, branded content opportunities, email marketing, and traditional online advertising.

 

TAPinto is available on desktop, mobile, and tablet, and also has a TAPinto App for Android and iPhone.

For more information on marketing on TAPinto, click here.

For more information on franchising a TAPinto site in your area, please visit www.starttap.net

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