PNA Job Bank 

  • Page Producer - Harrisburg
    PA Media Group/The Patriot-News
    Harrisburg, PA

    PA Media Group, a digitally focused news organization that publishes The Patriot-News and Central PA magazine, is seeking a part-time page producer to join our publications hub.

    The position’s primary emphasis is page layout, requiring a high level of creativity and finding solutions to illustrate stories on news, sports or features pages. But you must also edit stories to fit and write headlines under deadline pressure.

    This position involves working nights, including Saturdays and holidays.

    The goal? To give readers of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Patriot-News a surprising, engaging newspaper every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday that makes the most of our innovative digital-to-print setup. And, you’ll join a team that is recognized for our efforts: We’re Pennsylvania’s 2014 Newspaper of the Year — an honor we have earned in six of the last 10 years.

    Job qualifications include:

    • Must be proficient in InDesign; experience with PhotoShop and Illustrator is a plus.
    • Solid writing and editing skills, including knowledge of Associated Press style.
    • High attention to detail, including proofreading and checking accuracy.
    • The ability to manage production timelines and meet deadlines consistently.

    To apply: Send cover letter, resume and work samples to production team leader Skip Wachter, swachter@pennlive.com.

    Part-time staff are eligible for paid time off.


    Posted on: Jul 31, 2015
  • General News/Sports Reporter
    Latrobe Bulletin
    Latrobe, PA

    The full-time position involves covering local and county meetings, police beat, writing features, covering sports, rewriting news releases, etc. Applicants must be knowledgeable about Westmoreland County and western Pennsylvania. Pagination/QuarkXpress and some writing experience is a BIG plus. Contact Steve Kittey at lb.editor@verizon.net or mail resume to 1211 Ligonier St., Box 111, Latrobe, PA 15650.

    Posted on: Jul 28, 2015
  • Multi-media Reporter
    The Almanac
    Pittsburgh

    The Almanac, a weekly community newspaper in Pittsburgh’s South Hills, has an immediate opening for a multi-media reporter. 

    The multi-media reporter will be responsible for pushing fresh content to The Almanac’s website daily; managing and growing The Almanac’s social media presence; creating extra digital content, including online exclusives, photos and videos; cover, photograph and live Tweet breaking news, cover school board and municipal meetings, record and publish the Almanac on Air weekly podcast, collaborate with other members of the staff to add multi-medic components to their stories. 

    Job requirements: Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field; knowledge of Photoshop and video editing software; Understand the importance of using web and social media to break news; be able to conceptualize additional components to news, feature and sports stories. Must have good interpersonal skills to be able to work with reports, editors, and the community. Position requires the ability to juggle multiple projects at one time and to meet deadlines. This is an entry-level position.

    Working conditions:  Full-time position, some evening and weekend work required. Must have transportation.

    To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and a few published clips to kgreen@thealmanac.net.

     

    Posted on: Jul 17, 2015
  • Communications Director
    Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association
    Harrisburg, PA

    The Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association, the statewide trade association representing the interests of print and digital news media in Pennsylvania, is seeking a highly organized, creative and proactive professional with strong writing, editing, public relations, and project management skills, for the position of Communications Director.

    The ideal candidate will serve as a company spokesperson and oversee all internal and external communications statewide, including op-eds/press releases, legislative materials, newsletters, and website/social media content.  Candidates should understand how to develop and implement a communications strategy and have a solid understanding of AP Style, branding experience, and social networking knowledge and experience.

    A Bachelor’s Degree in journalism, communications, or a related field is strongly preferred. Three to five years of experience working in journalism, corporate or other areas of communications required.  Website production and design experience preferred. Candidates should have excellent writing skills, strong interpersonal and communications skills, and a passionate interest in the news media industry.  

    We offer competitive compensation, a good benefits package, and a professional work environment. Submit resume, cover letter, and salary history, electronically to jobs@pa-news.org.  EOE.


    Posted on: Jun 25, 2015
  • Staff Writer
    Pittsburgh City Paper
    Pittsburgh, PA

    Are you the type of reporter who is as comfortable writing long-form investigative stories as you are intriguing weekly news and feature stories?

    Are you as adept at writing breaking news for the web as you are developing more in-depth coverage on weekly deadlines?

    If so, Pittsburgh City Paper may have the job for you. As the city's only alternative weekly, we provide a unique voice and perspective in a competitive news town that boasts two daily newspapers, three local news networks and a host of other online and print publications. Our award-winning staff works hard to provide the Pittsburgh region with top-notch news and entertainment coverage from our award-winning staff. The successful candidate has experience in news reporting and writing, and able to write for print as well online. To apply, please email a resume, cover letter and 6-8 writing samples that show the range of your work to Editor Charlie Deitch: cdeitch@pghcitypaper.com.

    No calls please.


    Posted on: May 20, 2015
  • Manager, Convention Sales
    Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association
    Harrisburg, PA

    The Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association is seeking a manager of convention sales to plan, coordinate and  grow the association’s largest annual conference and trade show, which attracts news media attendees and vendors from 20+ states.  This position is responsible for selling trade show booths, sponsorship packages and advertising opportunities, as well as maintaining working relationships with existing vendors and other venue and industry partners. The manager will also be responsible for coordinating with the venue, a/v provider, show decorator and vendors to oversee all exhibit-related logistics and communications. CMP preferred, but not required. Must be a self-starter, work well with others, be attentive to detail and be willing to cold-call. Interested candidates should submit resume, documented sales success and salary requirements to jobs@pa-news.org.  EOE.


    Posted on: May 18, 2015
  • Web/Video Coordinator
    Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association
    Harrisburg, PA

    The Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association is seeking a web and video coordinator to administer in-house websites and video projects.  Proficiency with HTML, CSS, Adobe Creative Suite, .Net, and CMS systems are a must.  Experience with Sitefinity and Rise CMS is helpful, as is experience shooting and editing video. Must be a self-starter, work well with others in a team environment, and be able to work under deadlines.  Interested candidates should submit resume and salary requirements to jobs@pa-news.org.  EOE.


    Posted on: Apr 28, 2015
 
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