Local Reporter/Editor, Illinois

Patch Media, Bolingbrook, Illinois

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Date Posted October 11, 2019
Industry Digital Media
Specialty Local News
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable
Website http://www.patch.com


Patch is adding to its editorial team and looking for a passionate full-time local journalist in Oswego, Plainfield, Bolingbrook and Romeoville. Ideal candidates for a Patch job are dogged reporters and sharp storytellers who bring an enterprising spirit to digital media.

We offer a competitive benefits package, as well as a crew of smart, witty, helpful colleagues. If you're interested in a full-time job with us, email a cover letter, resume and links to your work to editjobs@patch.com.

Preferred local reporter/editor candidates are:

On a daily basis, our staffers:

Patch — one of the top 100 most-read websites in the U.S — was featured this year in a panel talk at SXSW.

Patch's recent growth has been covered in the Wall St. Journal, New York Times, Ad Age, Adweek, Digiday, MediaPost, StreetFight Mag and other industry press. Patch local coverage is available through our platform, our app, and through our news distribution partners, including Yahoo News, Amazon Alexa, CBS Local, MSN, Aol, Apple News and Flipboard. Patch journalists participate in ProPublica's Electionland and Documenting Hate initiatives.

When applying, mention you saw this opening listed at JournalismJobs.com.