Date Posted April 03, 2024
Industry Newspapers
Specialty Not Specified
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time


If you have top-notch news judgment, an insatiable curiosity about the world around you and love digging into documents to get the details of a story right, the Palatka Daily News wants you to join the team.

Located in Northeast Florida, the Daily News is seeking a reporter to round out its news staff. The legacy newspaper, founded in 1885, is the main source of local news for all of Putnam County and prints on-site, 3 days a week. That means reasonable daily deadlines and a great potential for a work-life balance.

Experience writing a variety of hard and soft news, plus basic photography skills is required. The ability to consistently meet deadlines and follow AP Style is essential, as is posting to the web and social. Experience with Adobe products such as InDesign and Photoshop is a plus. At least two years of experience is desired, but all aspects of potential will be weighed. You will be expected to live in or near Putnam County and immerse yourself in the area.

Palatka lies along the banks of the St. Johns River and the county is at the crossroads between St. Augustine, Gainesville, Jacksonville and DeLand. Pay will be based on experience and above $30K. The benefits package is fair and includes paid vacation, 401K and major medical. Email Editor Brandon Oliver at with a cover letter, resume, references and between 3-5 clips that demonstrate your skill set.

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