Local Editor: South Jersey, New Jersey (Remote, Work from Home)

Patch Media

Gloucester, New Jersey

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Date Posted September 19, 2022
Industry Digital Media
Specialty Local News
Job Status Full-time
Salary $40,000 - $60,000, commensurate with talent, experience
Website https://patch.com/


Covering community news isn't just a job for you, it's a calling. From city council and the cop shop to main street businesses and the sideline of the high school football game, you believe telling people what they need to know about what's happening locally is the most important job in journalism. You work hard, move fast, follow effective routines — and you've got a great sense of humor. If this describes you — we need you at Patch, and you want to be here. We are currently looking for a full-time local editor in New Jersey, specifically South Jersey: Cinnaminson, Gloucester, Moorestown, Cherry Hill, Haddonfield, Collingswood, West Deptford. 

Patch editors should be:

  • local to their coverage area (at least within state)
  • strong reporters and writers
  • smart, accurate headline writers
  • adept practitioners of social media and SEO
  • enthusiastic, entrepreneurial, innovative, and always eager to learn something new

We offer:

  • training and mentorship
  • salary commensurate with talent
  • health insurance and wellness program
  • unlimited PTO
  • 401k
  • cell phone stipend
  • 10 paid holidays a year, including Juneteenth
  • annual growth and development reviews
  • flexible spending account / health savings account

Patch serves our communities by providing trustworthy local journalism, covering the most important issues, and celebrating the people and stories that make each town unique. Patch favors talent, drive, diversity and capacity to grow over credentials and homogeneity.