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Page Design/Reporting

Page Design/Reporting

Here is the chance to showcase your many talents at an up-and-coming daily in Northeast Florida. The Palatka (FL) Daily News is seeking a journalist with strong design skills and good reporting experience to join its team. Your job will be about two-thirds page design and one-third reporting Monday-Friday afternoon and evening.

Experience with InDesign and AP Stylebook is essential, as is the ability to consistently meet deadlines. Comfort posting to the web and social media is expected. At least two years’ experience required.

You will need to live and immerse yourself in the area. Palatka is an historic city with Old Florida charm that lies along the banks of the St. Johns River. The St. Johns runs the length of Putnam County. The county offers some of the best fishing anywhere and ample boating opportunities. Palatka’s downtown is revitalizing, with a wine and craft beer bar that faces the river, a new craft brewery and club under construction, restaurants and more. Palatka is a short drive from Atlantic beaches, professional and college sports, and major airports.

Our compensation and benefits package is fair and competitive. It includes paid vacation after six months, 401K and major medical.

Opening is immediate. Application deadline is Tuesday, Sept. 3. Please send resume, cover letter, 4 to 6 clips showing diverse types of layout and reporting, and three references to Wayne Smith, editor, Palatka Daily News at wsmith@palatkadailynews.com.


Date Posted: August 21, 2019