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Local Editor/Breaking News Reporter (Remote, Work from Home)

Post Date:Apr 11, 2022Type:Full time
Start Date:Salary:Commensurate with experience
Location: United States - New York - New York Job Reference:
Job Description:

If you are passionate about community news and want to work in a positive, supportive, entrepreneurial environment, APPLY NOW to join the Patch editorial team. We're looking for people who move fast and have a great sense of humor. We've grown year over year every year for the last five years, adding millions of new subscribers and hiring dozens of new local editors who set the agenda for community news coverage.

We are currently filling several spots at Patch, including: 


Our staffers are tenacious, agile, productive reporters and sharp storytellers. They also are:

  • obsessed with telling readers what they need to know about their communities
  • enthusiastic and innovative
  • smart, accurate headline writers
  • adept practitioners of social media and SEO
  • always eager to learn something new


This person monitors breaking news across the coverage territory. This real-time reporting role will offer something new every day. You'll own breaking news and use a slate of digital tools, such as Dataminr, Newswhip and CrowdTangle, to serve our growing audience. 

Other considerations for full-time roles:

  • salary $40K-55K, commensurate with talent and experience
  • health insurance and wellness program
  • unlimited PTO
  • 401k
  • eligibility for quarterly performance bonus
  • cell phone stipend
  • 10 paid holidays a year, including Juneteenth
  • twice a year growth and development reviews
  • flexible spending account / health savings account.

To learn more about Patch, visit this page.

Patch is building an eclectic team to match the cultural diversity of our country. We especially encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including women, people of color, LGBTQ people and people with disabilities.

Patch offers competitive benefits, ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, and an equal opportunity workplace committed to providing employees with an inclusive environment free of discrimination and harassment. 


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Contact Information
Patch Media
Dennis Robaugh
134 W. 29th Street, Floor 11
New York, NY 10001
United States
Ph: (212) 274-2230

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