Located in Quincy, MA, the Patriot Ledger is a daily newspaper that serves the South Shore, and covers news in 26 communities south of Boston. The Ledger was named Newspaper of the Year for 2007 among papers between 35,500 to 60,000 daily circulation in the annual contest of the New England Newspaper Association. The Ledger was also named one of two Distinguished Papers in the judging of weekend and Sunday newspapers in its circulation category.
They have been a co-op partner for over 20 years and continue to hire approximately 4 co-ops per semester. Positions they hire for are in news and in the sports department. “We get a good source of enthusiastic young talent from Northeastern, sometimes a bit green and we try to give them seasoning. In return they get a chance to do some real, meaningful newspaper work. We love Northeastern students, without them, we would have a hard time managing projects and updates to the news videos,” said Ken Johnson, Online Editor, Patriot Ledger and Enterprise.