REPORTER/EDITOR (Port Townsend, WA)

Reporter/editor sought for the Port Townsend/Jefferson County bureau of the Peninsula Daily News, a six-day a.m. newspaper on Washington state’s beautiful North Olympic Peninsula.

The full-time position is for a proven self-starter with experience on a weekly or a daily who can spot the most newsworthy and compelling stories of East Jefferson County and produce stories and photos for a zoned edition each of the six days of publication. You will work from a room with a view — a private office on the waterfront in Port Townsend, an historical seaport known for its Victorian architecture and artistic ambiance — coordinating with editors in the Port Angeles office. Compensation includes medical, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and paid time-off. The PDN, more than 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, cover letter addressing how you fit our requirements and at least 3 non-returnable writing samples, to careers@soundpublishing.com. No phone calls, please.