Local Reporter/Editor

Posted On: August 9, 2021

Journalism Job

Media Organization:Patch.com

Company Description

Patch is expanding the Editorial Team in 2021. Ideal candidates for a full-time Patch job are tenacious reporters and sharp storytellers who bring an enterprising spirit to local news. We offer competitive benefits, as well as a crew of smart, witty, helpful colleagues.

On a daily basis, our staffers:

-Spot scoops, break stories and report them in real time
write headlines; select photos; report original news;
-Aggregate/curate local news of interest
work collaboratively with colleagues and independently when necessary
-Organize their local home pages and newsletters according to best practices
-Run Patch-branded social media channels
-Study key metrics to monitor performance and improve tactics
-Use the latest digital tools

Job Description

If you are passionate about community news and want to work in a positive, supportive, entrepreneurial environment, APPLY NOW to be Patch's local editor in Monmouth County, New Jersey or Doylestown, Pennsylvania.

Ideal candidates for full-time, salaried positions as Patch local editors are tenacious, agile, productive reporters and sharp storytellers. They also are:

-Passionate about community journalism
-Enthusiastic, competitive and driven to produce quality work
-Capable of turning a clever, smart headline
-Savvy about social media and SEO
-Eager to learn

Patch is building an eclectic, talented team to match the cultural diversity of our country. Patch offers competitive benefits, ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, and an equal opportunity workplace committed to providing employees with an inclusive environment free of discrimination and harassment.

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