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Centre Daily Times

 
HQ: State College, PA   |  
Overview
The Weekly Times was founded in 1898 and later renamed The State College Times. In 1934, the paper went daily and become the Centre Daily Times. It was purchased by Knight Ridder in 1979. A Saturday A.M. edition was added in 1980 and a Sunday edition in 1982. The Centre Daily Times became a 7-day A.M. paper in 1986.

State College is located in the exact center of the state of Pennsylvania. It is 142 miles east of Pittsburgh and 192 miles northwest of Philadelphia. The Centre Daily Times is the hometown newspaper for Pennsylvania State University, one of the most well-known and well-attended universities in the country. Joe Paterno and the Nittany Lions fuel much of this attention.
Benefits
The Centre Daily Times offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes: Health Care (Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance), Paid Vacation /Personal Days, Sick/Emergency Time and Paid Holidays. A 401K Plan, Stock Purchase Plan and Flexible Spending Accounts are also available to eligible employees.
Career Opportunities
Major Awards: Recently named a finalist in the 2004 APME Public Service Journalism Contest. 2002 Pennsylvania Newspaper of the Year awarded by the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association. In previous years, the Centre Daily Times has been recognized as one of the nation's Top 10 sports sections by AP Sports Editors in national competition. Sweepstakes Award winner for overall excellence in Keystone Press Awards by Pennsylvania Newspaper Association for seven straight years. The Centre Daily Times was named one of 17 World's Best Designed Newspapers for three years in a row, by the International Society of Newspaper Design
Contact
3400 East College Avenue
State College, PA 16801-7528
814-238-5000
www.CentreDaily.com