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Anchor/Producer/Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WDAY-TV, the number #1 News station in Fargo, North Dakota is looking for a full-time 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 30 journalists working in news, weather, and sports. All of our news and sports employees have their own edit stations. Our newsroom was recently remodeled and includes spacious new work desks for each employee, a makeup room with individualized spaces for personal supplies, gear room, meeting spaces and a hangout area complete with couches and televisions. The WDAY building is just blocks away from downtown Fargo.

 

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 toward young professionals. The community hosts many major concerts, sporting, and community events throughout the year. Fargo has a lively arts scene with museums, musicals, symphony, and opera. There are a variety of living options to choose from, including several newly constructed apartments, downtown lofts and condos, and some of the most affordable homes in the country. The communities have plenty of options for shopping; from local specialty shops to major retailers.

Join a great team, at a #1 rated station committed to the news!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Anchoring and producing daily for our 5pm News

·         Filling in on our other shows as needed

·         Some reporting

·         Shooting and editing when you are assigned to report

REQUIREMENTS:

·         A college degree in journalism or a related field

·         Exceptional writing, communication and organizational skills

HOW TO APPLY:

APPLICATION DEADLINE:   2/27/19        

TO APPLY: Go to www.forumcomm.com/careers and a link to your resume to jnelson@wday.com or:                                                                

                                            Jeff Nelson

                                            News Director                        

                                            WDAY – TV

                                            301 South 8th Street

                                            PO Box 2466

                                            Fargo, ND 58108

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WDAY-TV is a division of Forum Communications Company

 

EOE

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-02-27

Reporter/Photographer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WDAY-TV, the ABC affiliate in Fargo, North Dakota, has an immediate opening for a Reporter/Photographer to work out of our Grand Forks, ND office.

 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 30 journalists working in news, weather, and sports.

Join a great team, at a number 1 rated station committed to news!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Bringing in story ideas
  • Writing, shooting and editing stories.
  • Produce stories for our digital and social media platforms.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • College degree in journalism or a related field is required.
  • Have exceptional writing, communication and organizational skills.

HOW TO APPLY:

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 2/27/19               

 TO APPLY: Go to www.forumcomm.com/careers and email your tape, resume and references to jnelson@wday.com or send to:                                                                                                          

WDAY – TV

Jeff Nelson

301 South 8th Street

PO Box 2466

Fargo, ND 58108

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-02-27

Digital News Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WDAY-TV, the ABC affiliate in Fargo, North Dakota, has an immediate opening for a Digital News Producer.

 As a Digital News Producer, you will be responsible for editing broadcast scripts and other non-newspaper content (ie, blogs, radio podcasts) for a digital subscriber audience, while finding new opportunities to maximize video presentation online. This person also will write/ produce news content for the website and will work in conjunction with assignment editors, reporters and web teams in the newsrooms of WDAY/WDAZ-TV, The Forum and Grand Forks Herald to improve and optimize all content for the digital audience.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Edit and rewrite a variety of news and features content for the InForum digital audience with a focus on transforming broadcast scripts into succinct, relevant digital content.
  • Write basic news stories based on press releases, raw and/ or live video, and from reporters in the field.
  • Work with traditional print reporters to enhance digital video reports; work with traditional broadcast reporters to enhance digital written reports.
  • Basic video editing for digital formats to improve the digital video experience.
  • Upload content to TV and newspaper websites using a common content management system.
  • Distribute and share content as appropriate to all platforms-broadcast, print and digital - and in style-specific formats, on deadline.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance.
  • Other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • Must have a journalism/ communications-related degree, or similar, from a four-year college and/ or the equivalent newsroom experience in a writing, editing or digital producer capacity.
  • Must be able to write and edit copy under tight deadlines and follow prescribed style.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to increase online reporting and grow digital audience.
  • Basic video editing knowledge
  • Must be flexible to work evenings, weekends and occasional holidays.
  • Must be a motivated, self-starter with strong organizational skills and an eye for details.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Follow best practices and ethics of responsible journalism.
  • Highly motivated and able to work both independently and with other staff.
  • Able to multitask and excel under intense deadline pressure in a rapidly changing environment.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and a driving record that is insurable by the company.
  • Must carry an acceptable level of vehicle insurance as required by the company.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Regularly required to sit, stand, talk, hear, use hands to fingers, walk, reach with hands and arms, climb, balance and stoop.
  • Occasionally required to lift and /or move up to 15 pounds.
  • Required to use close, distance, color, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to focus.

HOW TO APPLY:

TO APPLY: Go to https://forumcomm.com/careers and email your resume and references to jnelson@wday.com or send resume and references to:

 

WDAY – TV

Attn: Jeff Nelson

301 South 8th Street

PO Box 2466

Fargo, ND 58108

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-02-24

Reporter/Multi-Media Journalist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WDAY, the number #1 News station in Fargo, North Dakota is looking for a Reporter/Multi-Media Journalist to work in our multi-platform newsroom.

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 30 journalists working in news, weather and sports.  Our newsroom was recently remodeled and includes spacious new work desks for each employee, a makeup room with individualized spaces for personal supplies, gear room, meeting spaces and a hangout area complete with couches and televisions. The WDAY building is just blocks away from downtown Fargo. 

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 toward young professionals. The community hosts many major concerts, sporting, and community events throughout the year. Fargo has a lively arts scene with museums, musicals, symphony and opera. 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.

Join a great team, at a Number #1 rated station committed to news. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

As a Reporter/MMJ you will be responsible for writing news stories for TV, social media, and our digital products. You will also shoot video, edit video, and conduct interviews.

REQUIREMENTS:

The successful candidate will have exceptional writing, communication and organizational skills as well as a clean driving record, be organized and work well under pressure. A college degree in journalism or a related field is required.

HOW TO APPLY:

TO APPLY: Go to www.forumcomm.com/careers and send a link to your resume reel to jnelson@wday.com or to:                                                                    

Jeff Nelson

WDAY – TV

301 South 8th Street

PO Box 2466

Fargo, ND 58108

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-03-01

Veteran Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity working for a multi-million dollar sales organization?

WDAY has a rare opening for a full-time veteran Account Executive with an existing account list. ​ This is an excellent opportunity for anyone eager to excel in a sales career and would be an ideal position for candidates with sales, advertising, marketing, communication and/or public relations degrees or backgrounds. This position has great potential for growth and advancement with Forum Communications. This position has an existing account list with a proven track record.

In addition to a base salary, we offer aggressive commissions and bonus program with an uncapped earning potential based on your sales. Base pay plus commission earning potential may range from $40-$60K+ annually based on your sales performance.

Join a team like no other, we offer sales opportunities across 5 states, 3 media platforms and remain on the cutting edge of the media industry offering training, advancement opportunities and a huge earning potential within a multi-million dollar sales organization.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • WDAY is seeking a motivated self-starter who wants to join our growing team. This is a rewarding opportunity for an individual who enjoys networking with area professionals and working in a fast paced team oriented environment.
  • Travel within our coverage area is expected.
  • Dedicate a minimum of 40% (16 hours/week) of time to prospecting new business acquisition and approximately 60% (24 hours/week) to servicing, retaining and advancing existing clients.
  • Superior customer service by completing thorough needs analysis for every client to make clear connections between customer needs and products offered, as well as lend expertise with the creative development of the campaign.
  • In this position, you would prepare monthly and quarterly sales strategies detailing new business development plans, prospecting targets, as well as activities needed to achieve sales goals.
  • Understand all product offerings including TV, digital, and other FCC media products and how they provide value to businesses as well as be able to recommend solutions to produce results for our clients.
  • Demonstrate ability to prepare and deliver customized presentations and maintain an acceptable presentation closing ratio.
  • Provide market data, industry research, spec campaigns, and solutions for customers and prospects.
  • Accurately identify, define, analyze and resolve problems. Follow through to ensure appropriate corrections are made, negotiate and process ad adjustments, as well as work closely with credit department to keep accounts current.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Must be highly motivated and organized
  • Valid drivers license with driving record that is insurable by the company
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Bachelors degree or combination of education and experience in sales and marketing

HOW TO APPLY:

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  3/1/19              

 TO APPLY: ​log on to http://www.forumcomm.com/careers/

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-03-01