AOL's network of localized news web sites, called Patch, had record traffic during Hurricane Sandy and its aftermath says John Brod, President and co-founder of Patch.

Also in this interview, he explains how the network will become more interactive as part of an initiative begun with a small number of sites on Long Island.

We spoke with him earlier this week about the growth of Patch including the expectations for run-rate profitability.

Andy Plesser