Spotlight PA seeks a rural affairs reporter

We are seeking a passionate reporter to provide vital reporting on the rural communities of north-central Pennsylvania for Spotlight PA, an award-winning, independent, and nonpartisan newsroom. What You’ll Do:   This reporter will be critical in telling the stories of the people who live in our rural communities to a regional and statewide audience, including […]

Philadelphia Biz Journal hires Dooling as a hospitality and tourism reporter

Emma Dooling has joined the Philadelphia Business Journal as a hospitality and tourism reporter. Dooling begins next week. Recently, she was a data intern at Spotlight PA. Before that, she worked at the Nashville Business Journal through the Dow Jones News Fund’s business reporting program with the American City Business Journals. There, she covered minority owned […]

Spotlight PA hires Harki as criminal justice reporter

Spotlight PA has named Gary Harki its new criminal justice reporter. Harki joins from The Virginian-Pilot where he was an investigative reporter under the O’Brien Fellowship for public service journalism. Before that, he was a reporter at Energy Intelligence. Harki has also reported for The Charleston Gazette and was a general assignment reporter and then […]

Financial Planning taps Fernandez to cover wealth management

Cynthia Fernandez has joined Financial Planning as a reporter covering RIAs, custodians, clearinghouses, and the in-depth wealth management system. Previously, Fernandez was a Capitol reporter at Spotlight PA. She has also served as a regionals co-op correspondent, then as a metro correspondent, and then as a research assistant at Boston Globe Media. She has also […]

Philly Inquirer seeks deputy editor for Spotlight PA

The Philadelphia Inquirer is seeking a deputy editor for its team at Spotlight PA, an award-winning independent newsroom covering Pennsylvania’s Capitol and urgent statewide issues. In this role, you will work hand-in-hand with Spotlight PA’s editing team to execute the newsroom’s goal of creating compelling digital accountability journalism that gets results. The editor will mentor […]