Got an eye for local news that clicks? Ready to make a mark in digital journalism – in your town. Patch has an immediate opening for a field editor to cover the Ridgefield market. We need someone who knows local news and can scoop the TV stations and local newspapers. A successful candidate is someone with an entrepreneurial bent, great news judgment and knowledge of the local audience, who has a flair with social media, and can work independently. You don’t need a computer science degree, but you certainly need to be comfortable with reading analytics and using a content management system and online tools.
Patch team members are passionate about what we do: We love to tell great stories, to share important local information, to connect with our audience. Ours is a fast-paced, exciting job, and we're thrilled to be building an entirely new business dedicated to local communities. We're profitable and growing. We're one of the top 100 most-read websites in the U.S.
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