Local Editor: Pittsburgh, PA (Remote, Work from Home)

Editorial · Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Department Editorial
Employment Type Full-Time
Compensation $40K to $55K, commensurate with experience

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 salty 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 Pennsylvania, specifically Pittsburgh, Baldwin, Cranberry, North Hills, and Upper St. Clair. 

Patch local editors are:

  • strong reporters and writers
  • smart, accurate headline writers
  • adept practitioners of social media and SEO
  • enthusiastic, innovative, and always eager to learn something new


We offer:

  • salary commensurate with talent
  • health insurance and wellness program
  • unlimited PTO
  • 401k
  • eligibility for quarterly performance bonus
  • 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. 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. We especially encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including women, people of color, LGBTQ people and people with disabilities.

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  • Location
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Department
    Editorial
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Compensation
    $40K to $55K, commensurate with experience