Local Reporter/Editor, AZ (Remote, Work from Home)

Patch Media, Scottsdale, Arizona

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Date Posted February 18, 2021
Industry Digital Media
Specialty Local News
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified
Website http://www.patch.com

Description:

Patch is hiring a local editor to cover communities in Arizona, including Scottsdale, Tempe, Tucson, and Phoenix. This is one of several positions Patch is adding this year. Local editors report news, engage with readers and program email newsletters.  

WE ARE PATCH

Patchers are passionate about fulfilling a mission of service to our communities and colleagues. We work hard. We lead with our hearts. We look out for each other and celebrate our successes together. We learn from our mistakes, dust ourselves off and move forward. Always forward. Patch offers a unique newsroom culture: positive, supportive, growth focused and entrepreneurial. We're transparent about our business and analytics. It's not unusual to see fluffy animals, a self-care expert, or our resident comedian on our All-Hands video gatherings.

Patch employs about 200 journalists, technologists and sales pros. A sense of belonging among our teammates is critical to our growth and achievement. We seek to build an eclectic, talented team to match the cultural diversity of our country. Patch is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employees with an inclusive work environment free of discrimination and harassment.

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

Ideal candidates for a full-time, salaried Patch job are tenacious, agile, productive reporters and sharp storytellers. 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. 

Preferred local reporter/editor candidates are:

WHAT YOU'LL DO

On a daily basis, Patch staffers:

HOW TO APPLY

If this sounds like a place worthy of your talent, visit our editorial jobs application page. To learn more about Patch, visit this page

JOIN A COMPANY THAT'S GROWING

Ranked among the U.S.'s 50 most-read websites, Patch has grown its editorial team by at least 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.