Writer/Page Designer

The Kerrville Daily Times, Kerrville, Texas

Date PostedFebruary 15, 2018
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
Job StatusFull-time
Salary$25,000 to $30,000

Do you want to make a real difference in people's lives? 
Want to have FUN while doing it?

Then, become a part of our caring, friendly news team!
Community journalism is THRIVING
 and proof is found within the award-winning pages of

The Kerrville Daily Times,
a newspaper that has been popular in this Texas Hill Country community for more than a century. We satisfy our older audience who still loves the printed product, while building a younger readership through our online and social media sites. Plus, we produce a monthly lifestyle magazine, Texas Hill Country Culture, and other special sections for the newspaper.

We have an immediate, full-time opening for a
Writer/Page Designer

Our ideal team member will be one who has:
• Strong, versatile writing skills;
• Knowledge of AP style, grammar and spelling;
• Proficiency in Adobe InDesign and Photoshop;
• Solid news judgment and detail-oriented;
• A clean sense of style and design;
• The ability to handle deadline pressure in stride;
• Characteristics of a team player;
• The ability to coordinate freelancers and copyedit;
• The desire to organize from start to finish special sections, and some sections of the newspaper.

This position requires afternoon/evening hours with some Sunday work on a rotation and relocation to this gorgeous, destination city is a must.
We want someone to join our enthusiastic crew who can both accurately and rapidly turn-around reports on hard news, while also being able to shift gears and produce human interest features and in-depth enterprise stories. (Photo support is provided.)
Southern Newspapers, Inc. offers competitive pay and provides an excellent benefits package that includes:
• health, dental, life and disability insurances,
• a robust 401K plan,
• paid holidays,
• paid vacations,
• paid sick leave,
• great experience! 

Please email resume, writing samples/layout designs and references to Lisa Walter, managing editor, at lisa.walter@dailytimes.com.

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