Here is the chance to showcase your talents at a vibrant 5-day daily in Northeast Florida. The Palatka Daily News is seeking a journalist with strong reporting skills to join its team. Page design skills are a plus..

Experience writing a variety of hard and soft news, plus decent photography skills required. Familiarity 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 of experience is desired.

You will be expected 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 county offers some of the best fishing anywhere and ample boating, cycling, and hiking opportunities. Palatka’s downtown is revitalizing, with a wine and craft beer bar that faces the river, a new craft brewery and club, restaurants, and more. Palatka is a short drive from the beach, and a close trip to St. Augustine, Gainesville and Jacksonville..

Pay in the $30s, based on experience. The benefits package is fair and includes paid vacation, 401K and major medical.

This opening is immediate. Please send resume, cover letter, clips showing diverse types of writing and layout if you have, plus references to Michael Leonard, Palatka Daily News at mleonard@palatkadailynews.com.

Date Posted: October 26, 2021