Development Manager

Mountain State Spotlight seeks an entrepreneurial, mission-oriented development manager to manage fundraising for a growing, nationally-recognized startup investigative, civic news organization serving West Virginia. The broad mandate of the role is to galvanize funding for  journalism that is more crucial than ever for West Virginians. 

Emerging Journalist Fellowship

Mountain State Spotlight, in partnership with The Diversity Pledge Institute, is excited to announce the first year of a new fellowship program aimed at giving aspiring journalists of color or from other marginalized communities a paid opportunity to learn new skills in Charleston, West Virginia.

These are the only open positions we have right now. If they’re not a great fit but you’re passionate about creating and sustaining local news in West Virginia, we’d still love to hear from you! Introduce yourself at