The Lancaster Patriot, a brand-new, weekly newspaper focusing solely on Lancaster County, PA interests is looking for a few truly exceptional people to join our team during this exciting time. This individual(s) will help grow our mission to provide our community with committed local journalism that is truthful, ethical, and investigative. Providing coverage without fear or favor, always locally focused and always committed to core conservative Christian principles. The Lancaster Patriot strives to always present in an honest, truthful, and un-biased manner, with intentional focus on maintaining Christian integrity.
While we prefer someone with reporting “chops,” and preferably a degree, if you can demonstrate you have the aptitude and/or experience and can write, we will take it from there. So, homeschoolers, students, and professionals alike, we would like to hear from you!
In addition, you must be deadline driven, and have effective time management and organizational skills. You will need to also take photos.
We are looking for someone who runs toward the news, who can meet the pace and chaos of the news cycle with clear direction, and whose curiosity pushes them past headlines and talking points. Our journalism must illuminate complex issues, hold power to account and connect audiences with county life.
More details/ what we are looking for:
- Must be local to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
- First-rate reporting and writing skills
- Comfort with writing news, features and alternative story formats
- Ability to analyze and interpret news events
- Social media savvy
- Effective headline writing
- Innovative mentality
- Excellent organizational and time-management skills
- Great people skills
Interested? Send a cover letter, resume, and writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org