About Us

The Philadelphia Inquirer is a public benefit corporation owned by the nonprofit Lenfest Institute for Journalism. Together, we’re at the center of a critical mission to create a lasting future for ambitious, engaging, and useful local journalism. We’re doing this, in part, by deepening our connection with the communities we serve. Our integrated digital and print platforms are the Philadelphia region’s largest media network. We’re passionate about building a sustainable model for indispensable local journalism, and we take pride in finding diverse, dynamic, and talented individuals to help push our team forward.

Our Mission

To be the indispensable source of local news and information, serving the Philadelphia region’s diverse community with a sustainable, growing business built upon the trust and support of our readers and advertisers.

Core Values

What does it mean to Be An Inquirer?

YOU are committed to the future of local journalism.

YOU believe in our mission of public service

YOU are a change agent, passionate about transforming the news business.

YOU are curious about our region, our world, and the people around you

YOU are respectful of others, and earn their trust by living our core values:



Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, Health Insurance, 401k, Family Medical Leave, Parental Leave, Generous PTO


Onsite Gym, Wellness Programs, Flexible Work Schedule, Casual Dress, Special Discounts, Online Trainings, Employee Resource Groups

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.