Local Reporter/Editor, Long Island NY (Remote, Work From Home)

Patch Media, Long Island, New York

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Date Posted November 17, 2020
Industry Digital Media
Specialty Local News
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified
Website https://patch.com


Patch readers deserve passionate, dogged journalists with an eye for a good story. If you have an enterprising spirit, love to set your own local news agenda and don't need a city editor to assign stories to you, Patch may be right for you. There's an opening for a local editor to cover communities in Nassau County on Long Island, NY.

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:

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.