LebTown is looking for writers, photographers, and other contributors in Lebanon County.

LebTown is now hiring for the following positions. Please email hiring@leb.town with some background information on yourself and we’ll get back to you soon.

News Writer

Hourly base + pageview bonus

The News Writer reports short day-to-day news articles for LebTown.

  • Monitor LebTown newsroom email inbox and social media feeds for breaking news
  • Work with LebTown editor to coordinate story selection
  • Contact local authorities, officials, and/or business owners to confirm information
  • Write short articles that provide clear and well-sourced explanations of news events

The News Writer will earn a base story fee as well as a story bonus based on traffic over a one-week period from initial publication.

Feature Writer

Hourly base + pageview bonus

The Feature Writer reports in-depth stories based on first-hand knowledge.

  • Pitch assignments that will interest LebTown readers
  • Attend/visit event or location in person and (if applicable) take or arrange for photos
  • Write your in-depth article (or photo article)

The Feature Writer will earn a base story fee as well as a story bonus based on traffic over a one-week period from initial publication.

Intern

For credit, with paid opportunities available after first semester.

The Intern helps plan, report, and produce stories for LebTown.

  • Learn how to write digital news/features content
  • Get trained on analytics tools like Parse.ly and CrowdTangle
  • Receive feedback on your writing and digital skills
  • Get your work published