PNA Job Bank 

  • Copy Editor
    The Republican-Herald
    Pottsville, Pa.

    The Republican-Herald, Pottsville, Pa., has an opening for a news copy editor on the night desk.

    The ideal candidate will possess journalism training or experience and have an interest in all facets of news. Grammar skills, familiarity with AP style and extensive general knowledge are a must. Experience with page design and Adobe products a plus.

    This is a deadline position, so candidates must have the ability to thrive under daily deadline pressure in a busy newsroom atmosphere and also regularly work nights and weekends.

    Interested candidates should send a letter, resume and work samples to Peter Banko, Editor, 111 Mahantongo St., Pottsville, PA 17901, or email material to by May 1.


    Posted on: Apr 15, 2015
  • Part-time Sportswriter
    The Daily Item
    Sunbury, Pa.

    The Daily Item in Sunbury, Pa., is looking for a part-time sportswriter. They’re looking for someone who can write game stories, features and columns, and can take calls in the office. If interested, please send your resume to

    You can also send your resume to the following address:

    The Daily Item
    c/o Todd Stanford, Sports Editor
    200 Market St.
    Sunbury, PA 17801

    Posted on: Apr 14, 2015
  • Advertising Manager
    Collegian Inc
    State College, Pa.

    Exceptional opportunity to lead the Advertising Department at The Daily Collegian, one of America’s most respected and successful campus newspapers. We seek an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to direct and manage all advertising sales for Daily Collegian media, including our print, online and social media platforms and to provide our customers with proven marketing solutions that effectively reach campus and local readers.

    The successful candidate will be responsible for mentoring and guiding the Collegian’s student workforce in advertising sales and production, helping Penn State Students to experience a real-world newspaper advertising experience while earning commissions and completing their Penn State educations. The Advertising Manager will be required to develop long-term relationships with current advertisers, pioneer new business for the Collegian and combo-call with student ad representatives to develop their selling skills, and to meet monthly, quarterly and annual sales quotas.
    Expertise with Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop strongly preferred. Extra consideration will be afforded to applicants with prior advertising management and commission sales experience, a degree in marketing, advertising or communications. The successful candidate will enjoy a generous compensation package which includes base salary, tiered override commissions, bonus opportunities, health insurance, paid time off and other benefits. Be advised; Collegian Inc. is an independent organization, not a department of Penn State University.

    Best consideration to applications received by April 22, 2015. Send your letter of application and resume to Daily Collegian General Manager Patricia Hartranft at Collegian Inc is an equal opportunity employer.

    Posted on: Apr 7, 2015
  • Classified Advertising Manager
    The Times-Tribune, Citizens' Voice, Standard-Speaker and the Republican Herald
    Scranton, PA

    The Times-Tribune, Citizens' Voice, Standard-Speaker and the Republican Herald are looking for a Classified Advertising Manager to lead our sales team that includes outside sales, inside sales and a combined call center.

    We are looking for a motivated, self-directed, success-oriented individual who will:
    - Meet revenue goals
    - Achieve outstanding customer satisfaction levels
    - Review and improve current process
    - Develop creative and strategic revenue initiatives
    - Hire, train and retain an exceptional staff
    - Take a hands-on approach to sales
    - Be involved in professional and community organizations and events

    The ideal candidate should have sales and management experience.

    If interested please send resume, cover letter and salary history to:  Donald Farley, COO, The Scranton Times, 149 Penn Ave, Scranton, PA  18503 or


    Posted on: Apr 2, 2015
  • Head of Audience Development and Production
    Centre Daily Times
    State College, PA

    The Centre Daily Times seeks a strong manager to oversee the delivery, production and audience growth for its newspaper and digital products. This key position reports to the Publisher, and responsibilities include managing home delivery, single copy, and niche product distribution; developing and implementing circulation sales and marketing strategies for our print and online products; and helping to boost web traffic and engagement with all the newspaper’s digital offerings on

    This position is also a member of the Operational Committee and responsible for strategic planning, budgeting and revenue responsibilities as well as overall operating cash flow goals for the department. Our team of senior leaders is a tight-knit group and management encourages innovative thought and strong decision-making.

    The preferred candidate should have a college degree or similar work experience and strong analytical and marketing skills. Previous newspaper management experience is required.

    The Centre Daily Times is located in State College, Pennsylvania, home of Penn State University. It is owned by The McClatchy Company and offers excellent benefits and growth opportunities.

    Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to the Centre Daily Times, 3400 East College Avenue, State College, PA 16801, Attention: Karen Mrsa or email

    The Centre Daily Times is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Drug-free Workplace Employer.

    Posted on: Apr 2, 2015
  • Advertising Director
    The Standard Speaker
    Hazleton, PA

    The Standard Speaker (Hazleton) is the premier provider of news and advertising information in lower Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.

    We are looking for an aggressive manager to lead our sales team to meet our customers’ needs with a variety of print and online products.  The ideal candidate should have a minimum of three years sales management experience.  Prior newspaper or other media experience is a plus.

    We are looking for an individual who sees opportunity in adversity and is dedicated to helping our customers grow their business in new and creative ways.  Strong analytical abilities are required and knowledge of internet advertising is essential.

    Responsibilities include:  Initiating and executing all sales efforts, defining objectives, commission programs and setting goals, developing advertiser promotions, sales and expense budget management, motivating and training sales reps, collections, hiring, etc.

    If interested, send cover letter, resume and salary history to:
    John Patton – Operations Manager
    The Standard Speaker
    21 North Wyoming Street – Hazleton, Pennsylvania 18201


    Posted on: Apr 2, 2015
  • Page Producer
    PennLive/The Patriot-News
    Harrisburg, Pa.

    Are you a talented page designer with the experience to help an award-winning newspaper build on its success?  Are you a sharp wordsmith who can weave a story, or fine-tune one and make it better? Can you write clear, concise and colorful headlines to complete your page?

    If so, this is a prime opportunity for you to enhance your skills, producing a variety of pages such as A1, Local & State, Nation & World, sports and features.
    PA Media Group, a digitally focused news organization that also publishes PennLive and Central PA magazine, is looking for a full-time page producer to join The Patriot-News’ publications hub.

    The position’s primary emphasis is page layout, requiring a high level of creativity and finding solutions to illustrate stories without art. But you must also edit – not cut – stories to fit and write headlines under deadline pressure.

    At times, the position will involve story selection and editing, pulling the best gems of content and weaving them into stories and briefs for your pages.

    This position involves working nights, 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:
    • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, English or a related field.
    • At least three years of experience in newspaper or magazine layout and design, preferably including front pages, as well as experience as a copy editor, content editor or in a similar role.
    • Must be proficient in InDesign; experience with PhotoShop and Illustrator is a plus.
    • Demonstrated news judgment.
    • 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 salary history to production team leader Skip Wachter at

    Posted on: Mar 24, 2015
  • Circulation Sales & Audience Development Manager
    Altoona Mirror
    Altoona, Pa.

    The Altoona Mirror is seeking a Circulation Sales & Audience Development Manager to grow readership across all platforms. The successful candidate will be outgoing, eager and have prior media sales and strategic marketing experience and will be comfortable working with multiple software programs. This position will support revenue and readership growth and will focus on new customer acquisition and renewal of current customer and assist with our overall marketing plan. Candidate will work directly on developing education, business and community partnerships and will work with district managers and single copy manager on direct sales programs. Position will be responsible for identifying and generating new business through inside and outside sales activities, including prospecting, community event participation, social media, direct mail, email blasts, webinars, trade show participation and relationship building. Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include paid vacation, health/dental/vision and employee 401k. Send resume and cover letter via regular mail or email to: Altoona Mirror, c/o Dan Slep, Circulation Manager, 301 Cayuga Avenue, Altoona PA 16602 or

    Posted on: Mar 23, 2015
  • Full-Time General News/Sports Reporter
    Latrobe Bulletin
    Latrobe, Pa.

    The 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 or mail resume to 1211 Ligonier St., Box 111, Latrobe, PA 15650.

    Posted on: Mar 23, 2015
  • Production writer
    Editor & Publisher

    Editor & Publisher is looking for a production writer who knows and understands the ins and outs of a newspaper press room.

    We’re interested in production directors and managers—anyone entrenched in the operations side and is passionate about current production trends. Must be a strong writer and available to contribute a monthly column.

    Interested? Email

    Posted on: Mar 23, 2015
  • Executive Editor
    Calkins Media
    Levittown, Pa.

    Based in Bucks County, PA and Burlington County, NJ, Calkins Media – Philadelphia Region publishes three community daily newspapers and web sites and are rapidly expanding our video production capabilities. We are family owned. We are seeking an Executive Editor who is an experienced journalist with outstanding leadership skills who is well versed in print, digital and digital video content creation.

    The Executive Editor is a proponent of audience development, staff excellence, and remains driven by critical priorities and opportunities, easily shifting between strategy and implementation. The Executive Editor serves as a trusted strategic partner throughout the organization, and as a trustworthy leader in the community.

    - Supports the First Amendment and upholds the highest standards of journalism across digital, digital video and print platforms.
    - Leads planning and oversees execution of content strategies including hyper-local news generation and watchdog reporting.
    - Supports and enhances our continued efforts at quality investigative, multimedia journalism projects.
    - Adept at using social media and directing its strategy.
    - Leads the newsrooms in utilizing multiple platforms to distribute local content including print, online, mobile and OTT.
    - Hires, develops and retains newsroom talent, skilled at producing local content for our various platforms.
    - Coordinates effective training and coaching to develop a staff with the desired skill sets.
    - Advances the video content initiative including the development of local feature shows and high quality video reporting.
    - Facilitates strong community connections with a relevant editorial voice and personal interaction.
    - Manages operational budgets to meet needs and priorities in accordance with the site's leadership.
    - Works effectively with all members of the Executive Team to meet operational goals.

    - Bachelor’s degree plus 10 years’ experience in journalism with strong ethics and integrity.
    - Experience as a top editor in a midsize market or a managing editor in a large market.
    - Excellent organizational, communication, strategic and business skills.
    - Should have a visceral distaste for office politics and gossip.

    Please send your resume and cover letter along with salary requirements to and reference the job title in the subject line.

    To learn more about Calkins Media Incorporated please visit

    Calkins Media is an equal opportunity employer.

    Posted on: Mar 20, 2015
  • Advertising Network Sales
    MANSI Media

    Make your own schedule! We have an opportunity for commission-based sales for a classified and small space Pennsylvania statewide newspaper network ad program. We’re looking for a self-starter who is motivated to build a new list of clients.  Experience in advertising sales is a plus.  Please send resume to  

    Posted on: Feb 26, 2015
  • Division Sales Manager
    Advantage Newspaper Consultants

    Advantage Newspaper Consultants, an industry leader in newspaper advertising sales, is seeking an experienced Sales Manager.  The Division Sales Manager will be responsible for securing new newspaper clients and performing demographic and market research in order to advise newspaper management on advertising packages and pricing structures.  In addition, the Division Sales Manager will share responsibility of managing and supporting ANC’s team of 10-12 Media Analysts (Advertising Sales Representatives) and will work closely with the corporate office staff in pre-sales preparation and post-sales follow up activities. The position does not require relocation but short, frequent periods of travel are required.  Excellent compensation package and benefits. Newspaper and managerial experience required. Must have excellent organizational and basic computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

    For consideration, please send resume and salary requirements to or fax to 910-323-9280.  No phone calls please.

    Posted on: Feb 25, 2015
  • Publisher (Maine)
    Seacoast of southern Maine.

    Get your life back. Profitable community daily in healthy, progressive, wired market. Current publisher retiring. Private ownership where journalism counts and investor conference calls don't exist. But we need a stakeholder and a sales pro who wants to run a newspaper like he or she owned it. Competitive salary, benefits and bonus opportunity. Email:

    Posted on: Feb 13, 2015
  • Lebanon Digital Media Sales Consultant
    Lebanon, PA

    MediaOnePA is looking for enthusiastic, goal-oriented sales people!  We are currently seeking applicants for our Lebanon region.

    MediaOnePA is South Central Pennsylvania’s premier media placement company focused on multimedia solutions for our customers.   MediaOnePA’s Marketing Campaigns are built on a custom basis to connect clients to their target audience through the most effective media channels based upon campaign goals.  With our consultative and collaborative approach, we build and execute custom campaigns built from our local knowledge and expertise, while leveraging leading-edge technology managed by an in-house operations team. 

    While our digital reach is regional, national, and international, our local solutions are anchored by the rich digital and print content produced by our five award winning editorial departments at  the York Daily Record/ Sunday News, York Dispatch, Chambersburg Opinion, Hanover Evening Sun and Lebanon Daily News. 

    By utilizing our consultative approach and diverse portfolio of digital products, traditional print media, and targeted publications, we are able to create a marketing plan that is both cost effective and tailored to the needs of our clients. As an active member and contributor to the communities we serve, we understand the needs of local and regional businesses. 

    The Multimedia Sales Consultant will provide a high level of service, maintain and grow digital and print revenue while developing and closing new business prospects in the designated geographic territory. Reporting to the Media Sales Manager, the Consultant will support the team's established sales goals by selling the entire portfolio of products offered by MediaOnePA. 

    The successful candidate for this position will possess the following:

    • Bachelor's degree in Business, Communications or Marketing and/or 2+ years of proven sales experience (media sales preferred).
    • Excellent sales, communications, social media and computer proficiency, ability to learn and demonstrate complex media solutions for interactive and print advertising.
    • Self-motivated, goal-oriented, and well-organized professional.
    • Cold calling experience and development of sales strategies a plus.

    Summary of responsibilities and expectations:

    The objective of the Multimedia Sales Consultant is to maintain and grow revenue from an established account list, while developing and closing new business prospects.

    • Maintain and increase the print and digital revenues, ad count/lineage and advertiser count an established account list by selling the entire Portfolio of Products offered by MediaOnePA.  In addition, grow the account list with new business identified by the Consultant and/or sales management team.
    • Understand and be able to communicate the value of all print and digital products, features, reader services and rate structures.
    • Focus sales efforts on areas of increased sales opportunity including: new business, inactive accounts and upgrading current client volumes.
    • Regular communication with sales management team to provide information on the business climate, developments, opportunities and risks that exist within the sales territory.
    • Conduct the needs assessment process with current clients and new businesses to ascertain best product(s) and advertising solutions for each customer.
    • Effectively communicate, through written presentation and verbal skills, the advertising benefits of products. Prepare and present comprehensive advertising proposals with schedule and spec ads, if applicable, upon completion of needs assessment.
    • Prepare and process all correspondence and paperwork associated with accounts while maintaining up to date customer records available to the Consultant and sales management team.  Utilize sales team coordinator for appropriate non-selling responsibilities.
    • Provide clients with estimates of the costs of advertising products and services.
    • Attend sales meetings, training sessions and seminars to increase knowledge.
    • Communicated effectively with other departments and management.
    • Maintain a professional appearance and attitude.

    Who we reach ...

    Every week, over 401,245 adults read our newspapers:  The York Daily Record, York Sunday News, The York Dispatch, the Evening Sun, the Lebanon Daily News and the Chambersburg Public Opinion.   We have the power to deliver the audience advertisers want, and deliver the results they seek.

    MediaOnePA Specialties

    Digital Marketing, Consultative Sales Approach, Audience Based Selling, Niche Publications, Newspaper Advertising, SEO/SEM, Social Media, Online Display Advertising

    MediaOnePA is owned by MediaNews Group, Inc. and Digital First Media.  Digital First Media is the second largest newspaper company in the United States.  Our goal is to provide the highest quality news, media content and advertising to our loyal audience and advertiser base.

    To apply for this position, please send resume to

    Posted on: Feb 12, 2015
  • Community Engagement Leader (Lebanon)
    Lebanon Daily News
    Lebanon, PA

    The Lebanon Daily News is seeking a social network-savvy multiplatform journalist to edit, prepare, coordinate and plan hyperlocal content for print and online; manage user-generated content, including identifying existing sources and creating new ones; and help market hyperlocal content across all social networking sites and engage with readers on all platforms. Experience with community engagement is expected!

    To apply, please send resume and writing samples to Human Resources at

    Posted on: Feb 12, 2015
  • Editorial Summer Intern - Billy Penn
    Billy Penn

    We’re looking for an editorial intern who can keep up with our lively staff while researching and reporting original content about Philly for our news startup.

    This is a pitch-heavy internship that requires candidates to share ideas and see them to fruition. Candidates should feel comfortable navigating Philly, be that by bike, SEPTA, car or on foot. Expect to file at least one story per week.

    Billy Penn has a four-person staff that splits time between Philly’s neighborhoods and the conference room in our office. You won’t be getting coffee for the staff, but we also don’t have a coffee machine.

    Wanna work for us? You should…

    • have an understanding of what Philly millennials care about and an innovative approach to telling those news stories
    • have reasonably clean written copy
    • have the ability to incorporate photos and other multimedia into stories, or tell stories on those platforms
    • be ready to work a minimum of 10 hours a week (we can work with you to provide college credit)

    Still wanna work with us? You should…

    • be good at the grammer
    • have a public-facing Twitter account with a photo that’s not an egg
    • have experience with Internet curation and attribution
    • feel comfortable interviewing anyone, and doing so with little notice
    • enjoy office humor and be willing to take part
    • not be offended by the occasional F-bomb
    • like Emoji

    Qualified candidates should provide examples of relevant work, including written news stories and social media activity and/or account management. Photo and video skills are a major plus. There will be an all-staff interview. Email with the subject line “internship.” Explain your interest and attach your resume. No cover letters, please.

    Posted on: Feb 11, 2015
  • Designer - Billy Penn
    Billy Penn

    Billy Penn, a local news startup, is looking for Designer to be an integral part of their team.

    Who Are You?

    You are a rock star designer who’s dying to work at a place where your talent and expertise are appreciated. It doesn’t matter if you’re given vague direction or a rigid set of requirements, you can take an idea and make it into something beautiful.

    You’re a designer who knows code. You can create something in Photoshop and then bring it to life with HTML, CSS and a little JS. You’re a visual storyteller who can take the complex and make it seem simple.

    You get a rush from working in a fast-paced environment where your ideas turn into a reality in a matter of days. You’re able to manage (and enjoy) a wide array of tasks – from creating editorial interactives to designing marketing swag. You can switch gears quickly to get things done, moving from design to code and back again with ease.

    Who are we?

    We’re Billy Penn, a new kind of news website aimed at millennials living, working and hanging out in Philadelphia, the fifth-largest city in the U.S. We write stories about racist historical tour guides, translate important political discourse into emoji, and calculate how much lousy sports teams are costing the city we, too, love to work in.

    What You’ll Do

    • Work closely with our editorial team to translate our sensibility into amazing graphics, as well as tactile interactives
    • Collaborate with our lead designer and developer to improve the site and bring graphics to life
    • Help out with online and offline marketing materials for our sales team

    What We’re Looking For

    • Self-motivated designer with ability to perform job responsibilities in a timely manner in fast-paced, collaborative environment with minimal supervision
    • Flexibility in performing wide array of design tasks and ability to change priorities, iterate rapidly, and thrive under pressure.
    • Expert level knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, HTML and CSS
    • Advanced proficiency in JQuery, as well as working knowledge of JavaScript and other JS libraries

    Bonus Points

    • Passion for journalism and community engagement
    • Previous employment in digital media, news and / or early-stage companies
    • Expertise in responsive design and mobile development
    • Experience in data visualization, motion design, video or animation
    • Well-versed in charts and graphic libraries like Highcharts
    • Background working with Google Maps and Fusion Tables
    • Experience with GitHub, WordPress, PHP, HTML5, CSS3 and SASS
    • Based in Philadelphia

    Interested? Send inquires, including a link to an online portfolio to This is a freelance position with the potential to become full-time.

    Posted on: Feb 11, 2015
  • General Assignment Reporter (Lehighton)
    The Times News

    The Times News is a growing daily newspaper serving five counties that are rich in history but have a growing demographic.

    The newspaper seeks an experienced General Assignment Reporter to cover everything from community news to local government, as well as take in-depth looks at trends and features in the area.

    The ideal candidate must be a hard-working, energetic, self-starter with plenty of story ideas ranging from light, fun features to serious pieces about how taxpayer money is spent. Will not consider any story to be too big or too small and be enthusiastic about sharing the news with readers both in print and online.

    For more information and to apply please go to In addition to filling out an application, please attach a resume or email it to Please also provide URLs or copies of written work for review.

    Posted on: Feb 5, 2015
  • Editors
    GateHouse Media

    GateHouse Media, a pre-eminent multimedia company in small and midsize markets across the country, is seeking editors.

    We’re looking for solid reporters seeking their first newspaper leadership role or recent graduates with management experience at their college or university publications.

    Applicants must be willing to relocate. For a full list of GateHouse owned or managed media organizations, visit

    GateHouse Media newsrooms focus on local journalism with an emphasis on enterprise reporting. From investigative pieces that challenge what we know about our communities, to daily enterprising features covering local government and social issues, our goal is to engage discussion and prompt change in the areas we cover.

    Our newsrooms balance that hard, enterprising reporting with entertaining community coverage that helps readers plan their lives. Our approach is proactive, and our newsrooms often utilize alternative story formats.

    GateHouse’s digital strategy involves aggressive online posting on both traditional news websites and multiple social media platforms. Our websites are constantly updated throughout every day of the week, regardless of our publication cycles. High quality video done in various forms will be at the heart of our digital storytelling.

    As GateHouse Media grows, opportunities are expected across the company’s footprint, including for advancement within the company. This is an opportunity to get in on the ground floor and grow professionally along with GateHouse.

    Email your resume to for consideration, indicating your preferred location and your ability to relocate, if necessary.

    To receive more information about current openings, visit Gatehouse's career website at

    Posted on: Jan 23, 2015
  • Advertising Manager (Elizabethtown)
    The Elizabethtown Advocate
    Elizabethtown, PA

    The Elizabethtown Advocate, an independent weekly newspaper in south-central Pennsylvania, is seeking an advertising manager. The Advocate currently is a one-man band; Editor and Publisher Dan Robrish is seeking someone to concentrate exclusively on advertising to free him up to handle other matters. Compensation will be based primarily on commission. Applicants should send a resume to

    Posted on: Jan 22, 2015
  • Reporter (Johnstown)
    The Tribune-Democrat

    Are you a hungry journalist looking to break news and change the world?

    The Tribune-Democrat, a 30,000-circulation newspaper in Johnstown, Pa., seeks a high-energy reporter to handle municipal government coverage and in-depth/investigative projects. Multimedia and social media skills and engagement expected. Degree in journalism or related area required. Nose for news a must.

    Please send cover letter, resume and clips/links to:
    Chip Minemyer, Editor
    The Tribune-Democrat
    425 Locust Street, P.O. Box 340, Johnstown PA 15907-0340

    Posted on: Jan 9, 2015
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