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NEXTpittsburgh seeks a curious and ambitious freelance news reporter who knows Pittsburgh and wants to help take it to the next level with stories that challenge, inform, entertain and engage all our citizens.

We’re specifically interested in a solid, independent writer who is accurate, quick to jump on breaking stories and delivers clean copy on deadline. Experience is helpful but dedication and a strong voice are equally important.

Ideal candidates:

  • Know what makes a good news story and can craft a lively article that keeps the reader engaged.
  • Are passionate about scouting out stories that keep readers current with news in Pittsburgh.
  • Go beyond the press release.

NEXTpittsburgh is growing and wants you to help us by making your mark on the city. There is an opportunity for advancement for the right reporter.

Our team enjoys working and learning together. Plus, we love what we do. If you think you’d make a good fit, we want to hear from you.

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NEXT staff

The staff at NEXTpittsburgh writes about the people driving change in the region and the innovative and cool things happening here.