The Decatur Daily, a five-day daily covering three counties in north Alabama, is investing in its newsroom as it seeks to produce more quality journalism. We are looking for a general assignment reporter who is able to develop sources, dig for stories of importance to our readers, handle hard news and tell a compelling story. The successful candidate will cover a wide range of topics, including police, local government, education and enterprise stories. Accuracy is essential.

The Daily is an award-winning, family-owned newspaper founded in 1912. Decatur, on the banks of the Tennessee River, is home to Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge, United Launch Alliance, a high-tech manufacturing sector and a vibrant arts community. It is located 20 minutes from Huntsville and an hour from Birmingham.

Send a brief cover letter, five of your most current, relevant writing samples and resume including references to: Eric Fleischauer, metro editor,