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The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette seeks a general assignment reporter

July 14, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Western Pennsylvania’s largest newspaper and winner of the 2022 Keystone Media Awards’ top honor among the state’s largest newsrooms, is looking for a talented general assignment reporter to join our News & Investigations team. This general assignment reporter will be counted on to respond to breaking news, exercise sound news judgment on deadline, and produce a steady flow of enterprise on a wide variety of topics that readers can’t get anywhere else. Applicants should have the ability to identify stories, wrangle public records from government officials, and execute both short-term enterprise and long-range projects.


  • Ability to develop a wide range of sources on variety of news subjects
  • A proven record to write timely, well-reported and thought-provoking stories
  • Eager to be part of a transforming newsroom working to provide deep coverage of a diverse and changing community
  • Ability to collaborate with the visuals team to provide all appropriate elements for stories (photos, videos and graphics); produces photos and video as needed
  • Able to juggle daily, short-term enterprise and long-term enterprise stories.
  • Strong command of AP grammar and style
  • Strong copy-editing skills and the ability to produce content that is fair, accurate and thorough

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in journalism
  • 2 to 5 years of reporting experience preferred
  • Ability to use social media platforms (i.e. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills as well as strong interpersonal skills
  • Display exceptional work ethic, time management, and organizational skills
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Competitive salary and benefits package

We encourage everyone to apply who shares our passion for indispensable journalism and our drive to create a sustainable business model to support it.  Contact Deputy News & Investigations Editor, Jacqueline Palochko ( to apply.

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