Local Reporters/Editors, New Jersey (Remote, Work From Home)

Patch Media, Ocean, Morris counties, New Jersey

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Date Posted October 12, 2020
Industry Digital Media
Specialty Local News
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified
Website https://patch.com/


Patch needs journalists who love to set the local news agenda. Our readers deserve passionate, dogged journalists with an eye for a good story. If you have an enterprising spirit, if you don't need a city editor to assign stories to you, Patch may be just right for you. Patch is expanding its Editorial team to bring more local coverage to New Jersey. We're looking for journalists to cover local communities in Ocean and Morris counties. 

More than 365,000 people subscribe to a local New Jersey Patch, a 68 percent increase in readership this year.  

This is a work-from-home/community position. Patch is committed to strengthening our communities through news coverage and building a team of journalists to match the cultural diversity of our country. Patch offers a competitive benefit 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. When applying, please indicate the role you're applying for and region of interest. 

Visit this page, we-are-patch.com, to learn more about the stories Patch reports.


Ideal candidates for a full-time Patch job are tenacious, agile, productive reporters and sharp storytellers who bring an enterprising spirit to local news. 

Preferred local reporter/editor candidates are:

On a daily basis, our staffers:

Our readers talk to us every day. Here's what they've had to say lately in New Jersey:

Ranked among the U.S.'s 50 most-read websites, Patch has grown its editorial team by 10 percent a year for the last three years. Patch's business growth has been covered in the Wall St. Journal, New York Times, Ad Age, and other industry press. Patch journalists participate in ProPublica's Electionland and Documenting Hate initiatives.

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