PNA Job Bank 

  • Press Operator
    The Daily News
    Huntingdon, PA

    The Daily News is seeking a full-time Press Operator to operate a 12-unit Goss Community with two color towers. We print two daily newspapers, 10 weeklies, along with other web products. This position offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Family-owned company located in the great outdoors of Raystown Lake. This is an excellent job opportunity for a candidate with web printing experience.
    Email resume to John Cook, General Manager, at  

    Posted on: Nov 18, 2014
  • Staff Writer
    Observer Publishing Company

    The Almanac, a weekly newspaper in the South Hills of Pittsburgh, has an immediate opening for a staff writer.  Responsibilities include covering breaking news, including police beat and school board and municipal meetings. Qualified candidates should have bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field and  five years experience covering news. Ability to take photos to accompany stories a must. Ability to shoot and edit video a plus.  
    This is a full time position with benefits. Some evening and weekend work required.

    Email cover letter, resume and clips to editor Katie Green

    Posted on: Nov 11, 2014
  • General Assignment Reporter (Gettysburg)
    The Gettysburg Times
    Gettysburg, PA

    The Gettysburg Times has an immediate opening for a full-time general assignment reporter. Applicant must have strong writing skills, be outgoing, dependable, and able to work a flexible schedule. Interested persons should send a resume and clips to or Alex J. Hayes, c/o Gettysburg Times, PO Box 3669, Gettysburg, PA 17325. No phone calls, please.

    Posted on: Oct 31, 2014
  • News Curator
    PA Media Group
    Harrisburg, PA

    Do you like taking a story and making it better? Can you find hidden gems of content that matter to the community you serve?

    PA Media Group, a digitally focused news organization that publishes PennLive, The Patriot-News and Central PA magazine, is looking for a full-time curator (section editor) to join our print publications hub.

    News judgment and copy-editing skills are a given. But, you’ll also need the ability to think creatively about what makes a story: recognizing digital content that is relevant to your audience and crafting it into print format.

    Flexibility is key. One day you might edit a features section, the next day local news and another you could be working with national or business copy.

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

    Job qualifications include:

    • At least three years of experience working as a content editor, assignment editor, copy editor or similar role.
    • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, English or related field.
    • Willingness to embrace social media applications such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn and online communication tools such as blogs and wikis.
    • The ability to manage production timelines and meet deadline consistently.
    • Demonstrated news judgment.
    • Solid writing and editing skills, including knowledge of Associated Press style.
    • Flexible schedule that will include nights, weekends and holidays as needed.
    • Knowledge of newspaper design concepts and an ability to work in a collaborative environment with page designers.

    To apply: Send cover letter and resumes to curation team leader Jennifer Palik at

    The Pulitzer Prize winning Patriot-News has been serving the communities and people of central Pennsylvania since 1854. That has been increasingly enhanced by PennLive, which continues to experience tremendous growth and reach. PA Media Group is committed to being the most comprehensive, in-depth source of news and information for readers delivered how they want it online, on their phone or tablet, and in print.

    Posted on: Oct 30, 2014
  • Page Designer
    Lancaster, PA

    Job Summary:
    The primary responsibility of the page designer, a key part of the universal desk, is crafting well-designed pages that engage our readers and present news and feature stories in compelling fashion. The designer also will paginate those pages.

    Essential Job Functions:

    • Helps foster a newsroom environment that champions excellent journalism, collaboration, creativity and teamwork.
    • In conjunction with the print editor, designs pages for the print edition that conform to the paper’s visual standards under the direction of the visual editor.
    • Works in tandem with the photographers and artists, who also will be working under the direction of the visual editor, to select the best visual elements for each page.
    • Uses good knowledge of design elements that are needed to enhance stories, better engage readers and make pages more attractive.
    • Paginates pages.
    • Copy edits stories when needed, assuring adherence to Associated Press style, spelling and grammar.
    • Writes brief news items from press releases and compiles calendars and other announcements as needed.
    • Proofs completed pages, checking all headlines, cutlines and design elements for accuracy and clarity.
    • Proficiently uses all newsroom editing, photographic, wire handling and pagination software.


    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
    • Minimum 2 years experience in journalism preferred.
    • Demonstrated experience in page design and pagination.
    • Ability to work well under pressure to meet deadlines.
    • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
    • Ability to adapt to frequent changes and interruptions in daily work routine.
    • Previous experience with Scoop and InDesign preferred.
    • Ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays to accommodate news coverage.
    • Possesses an understanding of multicultural issues of significance to our community.

    Working Conditions:
    Excellent benefits include a positive work environment on a non-smoking campus in the heart of downtown Lancaster near Central Market with free parking; medical/dental/vision/Rx insurance, paid vacation and holidays, and a 401k plan.


    Only online applications will be considered for this position.

    Posted on: Oct 30, 2014
  • Digital Sales Specialist
    Times-Shamrock Communications
    Scranton, PA

    As a key member of the Digital staff, you will assume the below responsibilities:

    • Be self-motivated to grow and solicit digital advertising revenues utilizing Times-Shamrock's suite of digital marketing solutions. These products include, but are not limited to: online display advertising, Deal of the Day, behavioral targeting, online contests and promotions, targeted email campaigns, native advertising, social media campaigns and unique digital sponsorship opportunities.
    • Develop, present and implement marketing proposals for local and regional advertisers and ad agencies that include market research, Web site analytics, digital data and long-term advertising solutions.
    • Be a team leader. Assertively and pro-actively drive digital sales through training, education and team development. Maintain a positive and cohesive work environment with the print and digital sales teams.
    • Develop and maintain a mutually beneficial relationship with clients.
    • Maintain the knowledge of all digital products and programs and take initiative to develop new digital revenue generators under the direction of the Digital Sales Director.
    • Find solutions to digital account challenges, including marketing needs, new product development, and promotion implementations.
    • Provide key information to senior management including sales forecasts, customer feedback, and industry trends.
    • Negotiate contracts and monitor them under the direction of the Digital Sales Director.

    Desired Skills and Experience

    • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, or the equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred
    • Experience and success in digital media sales
    • Comprehensive knowledge of needs-based selling techniques
    • Proven success increasing sales in a competitive marketplace
    • Proficiency in MS Office Suite applications including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
    • An assertive, goal-oriented and self-motivated mindset
    • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
    • The ability to work effectively as a member of a team and individually
    • Passion for digital advertising

    All interested applicants, please email resume to Erica Calvert at

    Posted on: Oct 29, 2014
  • Senior Vice President, Sales

    NDX is an advertising technology company providing the leading data management platform for the publishing industry. NDX’s services also include demand-side ad-tech solutions for publishers, retailers, agencies and other marketers of consumer goods and services.

    Due to rapid growth, NDX has an immediate opening for a highly visible position within the company.

    Senior Vice President, Sales
    The Senior Vice President, Sales (SVPS) is responsible for the sale of NDX data licenses and software technology to the print advertising market. The position requires in-depth knowledge of the industry and how retailers and agencies plan and execute multiple market ad campaigns. The successful SVPS must be able to gain access to and build close relationships at the senior management levels of retail and placement agency organizations and be able to articulate the importance of state of the art ad planning data and technology.

    The SVPS should be a recognized industry leader with demonstrated consultative sales skills and must have a strong understanding and experience with intangible, data-driven sales and working with internal/external partners.

    Candidate can be based in any major US metropolitan area.

    Full job descriptions can be found at
    Submit resume and cover letter to

    Posted on: Oct 29, 2014
  • Marketing Manager
    PA Media Group
    Harrisburg, PA

    PA Media Group has a great story to tell and is looking for a dynamic storyteller to do so.

    Our company is a is a digitally-focused news and information company which publishes and operates The Patriot-News, PennLive, Central PA Magazine and a growing suite of print and digital products. The Pulitzer Prize winning Patriot-News has been serving the communities and people of central Pennsylvania since 1854. That has been increasingly enhanced by PennLive, which continues to experience tremendous growth and reach. PA Media Group is committed to being the most comprehensive, in-depth source of news and information for readers delivered how they want it online, on their phone or tablet, and in print.

    PA Media Group’s Marketing Manager is responsible for executing B2B and B2C marketing strategies as set by company leadership, building our first-class organization through growth in total audience, revenue and market share, as well as managing the department’s day-to-day operations. Experienced candidate should be a creative and visual thinker, but must also play a hands-on role to execute details themselves. Skills needed include exceptional writing, presentation, project management, leadership, organizational and communication skills. Candidate must possess strong interpersonal skills to work with all levels of management and across departments. Additional responsibilities include cultivation of community relationship, implementation of brand campaigns, enhancing sales performance through market research and creation of effective sales materials.

    Submit resume, cover letter and salary history to:

    Posted on: Oct 23, 2014
  • Vice President of Sales
    PA Media Group
    Harrisburg, PA

    PA Media Group, winner of the Newspaper of the Year Award, seeks a highly effective and proven senior sales professional to lead our sales organization. This dynamic individual will possess leadership qualities to effectively represent our vision and goals, along with an adeptness to manage change. The VP of Sales must demonstrate ability to provide solutions to strategic marketing challenges and understand the importance of brand management. This executive must be able to collaborate effectively and creatively with a variety of stakeholders in this key role.

    The VP of Sales will lead and direct the local sales and ad operations teams. This individual will be responsible for executing strategy and tactics that drive revenue and market share to produce established revenue goals. VP of Sales will attract, retain and motivate talent  and will be focused on developing leaders and producing established revenue results.   The product suite includes display and preprint print media, graphical display ads on our Pennlive presence and ad networks, mobile, video, text, apps, digital directories, search engine marketing, search engine optimization and social media optimization.

    Our company is a is a digitally-focused news and information company which publishes and operates The Patriot-News, PennLive, Central PA Magazine and a growing suite of print and digital products. The Pulitzer Prize winning Patriot-News has been serving the communities and people of central Pennsylvania since 1854. That has been increasingly enhanced by PennLive, which continues to experience tremendous growth and reach. PA Media Group is committed to being the most comprehensive, in-depth source of news and information for readers delivered how they want it online, on their phone or tablet, and in print.

    Submit resume, cover letter and salary history to:

    Posted on: Oct 23, 2014
  • Health reporter and York Daily Record/Sunday News
    York, Pa. and the York Daily Record/Sunday News are seeking a multi-platform health reporter to cover health and fitness, the business of health, and newsy general assignment stories. Growing the No Sweat York blog ( is a key role for this reporter, finding innovative ways to engage the community. Religion is a sub-beat of this position, producing newsy stories from the county’s religious communities. You'll be an integral part of our breaking, daily and enterprise news, along with aggressive ventures into new media. You'll be part of the No. 1 news source in York County, Pa. Send resume and clips to Content Editor Susan Martin: EOE.

    Posted on: Oct 21, 2014
  • 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  EOE.

    Posted on: Sep 15, 2014
  • Director, Client Solutions
    MANSI Media
    Harrisburg, PA (remote possible)

    MANSI Media, the ad placement arm of the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association, is looking for a highly-motivated print and digital sales professional to join our team and expand our list of highly-satisfied clients.

    The ideal candidate must be an advocate for the news media industry, both in print and digital and should have a strong customer service focus with a passion to exceed customer expectations.  Candidates should have the proven ability to generate new business through a consultative sales approach. Must be able to multitask and work well on a team. Current, active contacts in the advertising community, both agency and client side, are a plus.

    Previous experience selling in the print and/or digital arena is desired.  Travel will be required. 

    • Office in Harrisburg, PA, work from remote office possible.  Salary plus commission and bonus opportunities.  Good benefits.
    • Previous experience and college degree required.

    EOE.  Please send resume, salary history and cover letter to:

    Posted on: Sep 5, 2014
  • Metro Editor
    The Public Opinion
    Chambersburg, PA

    The Public Opinion, a digital first news organization in Chambersburg, PA, seeks a high energy metro editor to plan and implement breaking news and daily coverage on multiple platforms, including online, social media, mobile and print. Able to direct and develop young journalists, build our digital audience through compelling coverage and community engagement, and collaborate with sister newsrooms on coverage and special projects. Newsroom management experience, a record of innovation, an emphasis in digital media and a bachelor's degree in journalism or a related filed required. Reply to

    Posted on: Sep 4, 2014
  • Editor, Publisher, Owner
    The Mercersburg Journal
    McConnellsburg, PA

    Journal Publishing LLC seeks EDITOR and PUBLISHER or MANAGEMENT TRAINEE for Editor and Publisher and NEW OWNER of Journal Publishing LLC, parent company of The Mercersburg Journal and The AD Journal.

    Successful applicant needs experience in and/or working knowledge of a majority of the following:
    •Working with writers in the development of story ideas and editing copy.
    •Area advertising sales and working with others in design of advertising promotions.
    •Working with outside advertising agencies and their clients.
    •A general understanding of accounting methods used by small business including payroll and client billing.

    Applicant must possess good computer, math, and telephone skills; be an outgoing self-starter who enjoys meeting the public and doing a variety of jobs; will be working with several part-time writers, assigning beats, and editing their copy, making it ready for layout in the newspaper; will be responsible for the overseeing of a monthly billing cycle; will be responsible for maintaining established advertising accounts as well as developing new accounts; and have reliable transportation.

    We seek someone who likes developing a concept, laying out a plan of action, and seeing the project to a successful conclusion.

    Successful applicant will be encouraged to develop the following in the future, and therefore experience in the following would be helpful:
    •Social Media marketing.
    •Web page design and management.
    •Online/electronic payment systems.

    Becoming an Owner (i.e., that is a member in Journal Publishing LLC)
    After the completion of one successful year (or less, depending on qualifications), this individual will be named Managing Editor and Co-Publisher of The Mercersburg Journal and The AD Journal, and will be further awarded an ownership stake in Journal Publishing LLC (at no cost other than his or her having demonstrated success, i.e. meeting established levels of sales and other criteria).

    Send resumé along with a letter of interest highlighting your experiences related to the above criteria to: or mail to:  
    The Mercersburg Journal
    Attention: Gene & Barb Leese
    PO Box 716
    McConnellsburg, PA 17233

    Posted on: Sep 3, 2014
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