The Florida Independent is accepting applications for a full-time reporter/blogger. Follow the jump for more details on the position, and how to apply. #
The reporter will closely cover reproductive rights issues at both the state and national level, with a focus on the state legislature and Florida’s congressional delegation. The successful candidate will be a prolific, tenacious writer who can own this issue day in and day out, and regularly put together aggressive investigative pieces that examine the role of evangelical organizations, political committees among others, in shaping the public debate. #
A controversial Jacksonville-based abstinence education program whose founder has endorsed the work of Ugandan pastor Martin Ssempa, a chief proponent of that country's Kill the Gays bill, has declined to reapply for Florida Department of Health funds.