News Reporter/Assistant Editor – The Standard Journal (Milton)

News Reporter/Assistant Editor – The Standard Journal (Milton)


The Standard-Journal is looking for an enterprise reporter who will write in-depth stories about issues affecting Union and Northumberland Counties. We are looking for an ambitious reporter who is capable of producing at least two-three enterprise stories a day and has some photography experience. An ideal candidate will have at least two years of experience and have a good understanding of fundamental journalism. Knowledge of school boards and local governments a plus. InDesign skills a plus.

The hourly position will also include working with the editor, occasionally providing back-up with story assignments and budgeting stories for the print and e-editions of the newspaper as well as driving social media engagement. Evening and weekend work is possible, but planned well in advance.

Learn in a work environment with career growth opportunities.

We offer an extensive benefit program that includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, company provided life insurance and supplemental life insurance. We also offer paid time off and allow the flexibility to balance personal life and work.

We are a leading provider of local news and information, with a daily newspaper and special projects division while rapidly growing digital products.

To apply, please submit a resume and clips of previous stories that best show your abilities to Publisher Amy Moyer or Editor Kevin Mertz at The Standard Journal 21 N Arch St. Milton Pa 17847 or or