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Daily Journal seeks a news reporter

September 6, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

The Daily Journal, an award-winning daily newspaper in south-central Indiana, is looking for a Full-Time Reporter to fill a position available immediately in our Franklin newsroom. One or two years of experience with a media organization is preferred, but recent journalism graduates with strong clips are urged to apply.

The Daily Journal is a five-day daily covering Franklin and Johnson County, Indiana and the southside of Indianapolis. Daily Journal has been named Indiana’s best daily by the Hoosier State Press Association three times in the past decade, most recently in 2022.

This position includes coverage of town government, economic development and education. Applicants are expected to be available to work nights and weekends when their assigned beat demands it and to take their own photos and video.

The Daily Journal seeks to expand its use of social media and video to add value for readers. Applicants are expected to be familiar with social media platforms including Facebook, X and Instagram. Experience with TikTok or videography is a plus.

The Daily Journal offers a competitive wage and a good benefits package. Being based in downtown Franklin comes with many benefits for employees, including access to great lunch spots, coffee shops, parks and trails.

Send a resume, at least three clips, a cover letter and a list of three references to Daily Journal Editor Leeann Doerflein at

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