Local Editors: Pitch Yourself

Editorial · New York, New York
Department Editorial
Employment Type Full-Time

If you are passionate about community news and want to work in a positive, supportive, entrepreneurial environment, APPLY NOW to be a Patch local editor. We are building a new editorial model that fosters autonomy for the local editor. 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 looking for full-time journalists in:


  • suburban Atlanta
  • suburban Chicago
  • suburban Philadelphia
  • north and south New Jersey
  • northern California, Silicon Valley
  • southern California
  • Nashua, New Hampshire
  • suburban Boston


Don't see your stomping grounds in our list? Apply anyway, and we'll look into your neck of the woods for opportunities!


Patch local editors 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


If this sounds like a job worthy of your ability, APPLY TODAY.


Other considerations:


  • salary commensurate with talent
  • health insurance and wellness program
  • 401k
  • eligibility for quarterly performance bonus
  • cell phone stipend
  • 10 paid holidays a year, including Juneteenth
  • twice a year growth and development reviews; annual compensation review
  • 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. 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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  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Department
    Editorial
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time