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Anchor/Producer/Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WDAY-TV, the #1 news station in Fargo, North Dakota is looking for an Anchor/Producer/Reporter.

WDAY is an Emmy award-winning, locally owned and operated station that covers eastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota.  We produce more than 30 hours of local news each week. We have a staff of over 35 journalists working in news, weather, and sports.  Our newsroom includes spacious work areas for each employee, a makeup room, meeting spaces and a hangout area complete with couches and televisions. WDAY benefits include 401k with matching, paid time off, health & dental and paid holidays.

WDAY has helped launch the careers of many news professionals around the country. We have alumni in many of the county’s top markets including Minneapolis, Denver, Phoenix, Detroit, Chicago, Tampa Bay, Albuquerque, and Las Vegas.   

Fargo is the largest city in North Dakota and borders Moorhead, Minnesota.  The metro population is over 240,000, including the cities of Fargo and West Fargo in North Dakota and Moorhead and Dilworth in Minnesota.  Fargo has a vibrant downtown with many activities and events geared towards young professionals. The community hosts many major concerts, sporting, and community events throughout the year. There are a variety of styles of apartments to choose from, including several new apartment buildings in several new neighborhoods. The communities have plenty of options for shopping; from local specialty shops to major retailers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

You will fill in anchoring when needed and when you are not anchoring you will be out reporting.  You will need to know how to shoot and edit video for the days you are reporting.  This position can also lead to a full-time anchor/producer opening.  

REQUIREMENTS:

A college degree in journalism or a related field is required.  The successful candidate will have exceptional writing, communication, and organizational skills. 

HOW TO APPLY:

TO APPLY: Go to www.forumcomm.com/careers and send a link of your work along with a resume and references to  jnelson@wday.com. If you have questions, please call Jeff at (701) 241-5312.   

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 5/2/19

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-05-02