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The Franklin County Free Press Invites Passionate Individuals to Apply

While big-name newspapers are scaling back, here at the Franklin County Free Press, we’re doing something pretty exciting — we’re growing. And we want you, or someone you may know, to be a part of this journey. We’re on the hunt for someone to join us part-time, with a good chance this could turn into a full-time gig. You’ll be diving into everything from writing articles to running community contests. Sounds interesting? Keep reading.

What’s special about this job? Well, for starters, we are not requiring any kind of college degree. Got a high school diploma? Great. Self-taught? Awesome. What we’re really looking for is someone with a knack for storytelling, a curiosity about the world, and a desire to make a difference right here in Franklin County.

The Franklin County Free Press isn’t just any newspaper. We’re a community staple, focused on bringing our readers stories that matter, stories that inspire, and stories that connect us all. As we grow, our goal isn’t changing; we’re here to make sure our community stays informed, engaged, and united.

Why This Opportunity Rocks:

  • Degrees Don’t Matter Here: We’re more interested in your passion and potential than your academic credentials. If you’ve got the drive, we’ve got the time to teach you the ropes.
  • Real, Hands-On Experience: Forget about fetching coffee. You’ll be getting stuck into meaningful work from day one, learning everything from how to craft a compelling story to how to engage with our readers.
  • Room to Grow: Start part-time, with a clear path to full-time. We’re all about helping you develop your skills and career right here with us.
  • Make a Difference: Your work will directly impact our community. From spotlighting local heroes to covering the challenges we face, you’ll help keep Franklin County in the know.

Interested? We thought you might be. If you’re ready to start a career that feels more like a calling, send your resume over to We can’t wait to hear from you.

Let’s make a difference together.


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Who We Are

The Franklin County Free Press, established by Vicky Taylor in 2019, emerged as a beacon of local journalism for the residents of Franklin County. Under Vicky's leadership, it quickly became an essential source of news, particularly at a time when major newspaper publications were increasingly overlooking local coverage.

On January 1, 2022, the torch was passed to Nathan Neil and his firm, Neil Publishing, LLC. Neil, a local entrepreneur with multiple thriving businesses in Chambersburg, shares Vicky's fervent commitment to both the community and the world of local journalism.

Rooted in the heart of Franklin County and powered by its residents, the Franklin County Free Press continues to bridge the gap, ensuring that the local stories, events, and issues that matter most to the community remain in the spotlight.