The Peninsula Daily News in Port Angeles, Washington, is seeking a page designer/copy
editor. Applicants must possess journalism experience at a newspaper in an editing role,
with an emphasis on pagination. They need to be able to work calmly, accurately, and quickly
under daily deadline pressure in a busy newsroom. Knowledge of, and interest in, local news
is required, as is excellent news judgment and the ability to write and edit with precision.
The schedule will be Monday through Friday, generally 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Applicants must possess at least two years of journalism experience at a newspaper or news
website in an editing role. Applicants will have a leg up if they possess SEO headline skills,
Photoshop and Illustrator know-how, newspaper beat reporting experience, and some
training in graphic arts design. Multimedia skills and photo-editing experience also are
This position is part of a community hub with a focus on designing multiple publications. It
requires communication with editors of the weekly Sequim Gazette, Port Orchard
Independent, North Kitsap Herald, and Bainbridge Island Review in addition to the monthly
Kingston Community News and Central Kitsap Reporter to best display their content.
This is a full-time position and includes excellent benefits, paid time off, and a 401(k) with
Gateway to Olympic National Park and Victoria, British Columbia, Port Angeles gets half the
rainfall of Seattle, yet is close enough to enjoy Seattle, our rain forests, great fishing,
and other outdoor activities, and a pleasant lifestyle. The Peninsula Daily News is the leading
news source on Washington’s North Olympic Peninsula and part of Sound Publishing, the
largest community newsgroup in Washington state. Learn more about us
If you are interested in joining our team, email us your cover letter and resume to:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be sure to note ATTN: “PDN COPY EDITOR” in the
Sound Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity
in the workplace. Check out our website to find out more about us!