REPORTER – (Port Angeles, WA)

Reporter sought for Port Angeles staff opening with the Peninsula Daily News, a six-day a.m. newspaper on Washington’s beautiful North Olympic Peninsula, which includes the cities of Port Angeles, Sequim, Port Townsend and Forks.

Bring your experience from a weekly or small daily – – from the first day, you’ll be able to show off the writing and photography skills you’ve already acquired while sharpening your talent with the help of veteran newsroom leaders.  This is a general assignment reporter position in which being a self-starter is required.

Our circulation area covers two counties, including the Victorian seaport of Port Townsend, the sunshine town of Sequim, the “Twilight” country of Forks, five Native American tribes plus wild rivers and the “mountains to the sea” city of Port Angeles.

We are located at the gateway to million-acre Olympic National Park and across the Strait of Juan de Fuca from Vancouver Island and spectacular Victoria, British Columbia. Port Angeles was named by “New Rating Guide to Life in America’s Small Cities” as one of the best U.S. small cities. Plus we get half the rainfall of Seattle!

Compensation includes medical, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and paid vacation. The PDN, nearly a century old, is a community-minded, family-focused local newspaper and Web enterprise that is the main news provider for the North Olympic Peninsula. Check us out at www.peninsuladailynews.com.

The Peninsula Daily News is part of Washington state’s largest newspaper group, Sound Publishing Inc.  If you meet the above qualifications, email your resume and cover letter addressing how you fit our requirements, to careers@soundpublishing.com. No phone calls, please.

Sound Publishing, www.soundpublishing.com, is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace