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PA Media Group
2020 Technology Pky
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania (United States)


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Breaking News/Crime Reporter

Job ID: 55780
Job Views: 165
Location: Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Postal Code: 17050
Job Category: Newspapers,Online/New Media
Employment Type: Full time
Posted: 09.28.2018

Job Description

Do you crave the adrenaline rush that comes with breaking a big story?

 Are you a natural at drilling down on that story and keeping it in the headlines for days?

 If so, PennLive is looking for a digital-savvy reporter to join our breaking news team.

 The ideal candidate will be adept at developing sources on the crime beat to regularly break news and dig deeper for thoughtful follows.

 We need an individual who can quickly -- and frequently -- generate concise copy, compelling ledes and enticing SEO headlines.

 You also must be a collaborator, willing to work closely with our social media and photo/video teams.

 You'll be part of a multi-department group that generates blanket coverage of crime, traffic crashes, severe weather -- or anything our readers need (or want) to know about.

 PennLive is a statewide news gathering organization based in Harrisburg, the state's capital.We also have reporters in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Baltimore.

 We regularly produce national, award-winning investigative, breaking news and enterprise content in news and sports. And, we average about 4.5 million unique visitors a month.

 We're moving fast on this position, so apply today and provide clips of your stories and posts.  You can check out and our company site to learn more about us.

PA Media Group is a digitally focused news and information company which publishes and operates  PennLive, The Patriot-News, and a growing suite of print and digital products. PA Media Group is committed to being the most comprehensive, in-depth source of news and information for readers throughout Pennsylvania by continually striving to grow our audience and reach. Our award winning staff has been recognized with national and state awards, proving every day we can provide journalistic excellence in an online environment. 

PA Media Group is a part of Advance Local, one of the largest media groups in the United States, which operates the leading news and information companies in more than 25 cities, reaching 50+ million people monthly with our quality, real-time journalism and community engagement. Our company is built upon the values of Integrity, Collaboration, Accountability, Fearlessness, and Customer Focus. For more information about Advance Local, please visit

Advance Local is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, physical or mental impairment, sexual orientation, marital status or any other category protected under federal, state or local law.

Job Requirements

Required education, experience and skills:

-BA in Journalism, Communications, or related field

-Solid understanding of news writing, journalistic standards and story structure

-Ability to communicate clearly and professionally

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