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Evening Anchor

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WDAY-TV, the ABC affiliate in Fargo, North Dakota is looking for an Evening Anchor for our 5pm and 9pm newscasts.

Join our team and work in a 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 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 countrys 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 anchor and help produce both shows and fill-in on the 6pm and 10pm when need. 

REQUIREMENTS:

The successful candidate should have at least one year of anchoring experience, exceptional writing, communication, and organizational skills.

HOW TO APPLY:

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

WDAY – TV

301 South 8th Street

PO Box 2466

Fargo, ND 58108

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-05-02

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

Multi-Media Journalist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WDAY, the number #1 station in Fargo, North Dakota is looking for a Multi-Media Journalist to join our team and 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 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 countrys 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:

As a MMJ reporter, you will be responsible for writing stories for TV, social media, radio and our newspaper.  You will shoot, editing, and conduct interviews. 

REQUIREMENTS:

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

HOW TO APPLY:

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

         

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-05-02

News Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WDAY-TV, the #1 news station in Fargo, North Dakota is looking for a News Producer to work in our multi-platform newsroom.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

As a producer, you will be responsible for producing our award-winning newscasts including writing scripts, editing copy, ordering graphics to fit stories, and coordinating live shots with directors. 

REQUIREMENTS:

A college degree in journalism or a related field is required.  The successful candidate will have exceptional writing, communication, and organizational skills.  WDAY benefits include 401k with matching, paid time off, health & dental and paid holidays. Join a great team, at a #1 rated station committed to news. 

HOW TO APPLY:

Go to www.forumcomm.com/careers and send a link of your work along with your resume and references to jnelson@wday.com.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-05-02

Part-Time Production Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WDAY-TV has an immediate opening for a part-time Production Assistant.  This is an excellent opportunity for anyone eager to work for this regions dominant news leader. Be a part of an innovative, cutting edge team in an industry that will provide you with the opportunity to work in an exciting and challenging environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ability to operate all studio control equipment for live newscasts
  • Remote live production work
  • Other assigned work as needed

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be reliable, able to take direction, work unsupervised, and meet deadlines
  • Must be able to work nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Must have access to consistent transportation to meet required shifts

HOW TO APPLY:

Go to www.forumcomm.com/careers to apply

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-04-30

Master Control Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WDAY-TV, the ABC affiliate in Fargo, North Dakota, is looking for a full-time master control operator.

WDAY is looking for a highly motivated individual to work in a live control room environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsibilities include operating state-of-the-art broadcast equipment including automated on-air playback system, satellite-receiving equipment, and server-based media storage systems.

REQUIREMENTS:

The candidate should be good with computers and be able to work a variety of hours.

HOW TO APPLY:

To apply, go to www.forumcomm.com/careers and send your resume or stop by the WDAY-TV studios between 8a-5pm, Monday-Friday, to fill out an application. Please send resumes to:

 

WDAY-TV

Dave Johnson, C.E.

301 8th St S.

Fargo, ND 58103

djohnson@wday.com

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-05-01

News Photographer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WDAY-TV, the #1 news station in Fargo, North Dakota is looking for a News Photographer 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 are looking to hire a full-time News Photographer. 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:

·Gathering and editing video

·Conducting interviews

·Setting up live shots

REQUIREMENTS:

·College degree in journalism or a related field

·Excellent communication skills, excellent organizational skills and able to work well under pressure

·Must have a valid driver’s license with a driving record that is insurable by the company

HOW TO APPLY:

Go to www.forumcomm.com/careers and email a link of your resume & references to jnelson@wday.com or send a tape, resume and references to:                                                                           

 

Jeff Nelson

News Director

WDAY – TV

301 South 8th Street

Fargo, ND 58103

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-05-02