Metro US
10271, New York City
Competitive salary and full benefits
Nov 16, 2018
Metro Area
New York
Full Time


Metro Media — home to the world’s largest news network — is looking for a skilled reporter to cover all things New York City -- whether it’s breaking news or creating addictive stories that will attract readership in print and boost traffic online.

The ideal candidate has an expert knowledge and passion for local news with a proven record of generating daily stories with unique story angles. We are looking for someone with excellent news judgment who can create traffic-driving content online, has an expertise in SEO best practices as well as the ability to create beautiful features worthy of print.

We’re a feisty team with a big focus on producing interesting, accurate, and timely information to an audience that is as diverse and complex as the town they live and work in.


● Meet monthly web traffic goals

● Produce a minimum of 4 stories per day for web that adhere to SEO best practices

● Schedule and post content to Metro’s social media channels


Necessary Skills And Experience

●  Proven experience as writer and reporter for a digital or print publication

●  deep knowledge of New York City

●  Pitch news and features that are diverse and compelling as NYC

●   Ability to multitask and take direction in a fast-paced environment

●   An expert in SEO best practices

●   Ability to look at the big picture while understanding the details

●   Values transparency, communication, and collaboration

●   Know your audience

●  Maintain and update weekly and monthly content calendars


About us

Metro US (New York, Boston, and Philadelphia) is the most widely read free newspaper in the United States reaching 4.5 million people every month. We have a thriving website at and are launching new verticals this fall. Metro is an equal opportunity employer

Please include resume, and references. Don’t forget to add a short motivational letter explaining why you want to work for Metro.


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