Sports Anchor

Posted by WDAY

Fargo, ND
Posted: 2019-08-01

Description:

 

WDAY Television, #1 rated station in Fargo, North Dakota is looking for an energetic, self-starting sports anchor. 

WDAY is an Emmy award-winning, locally owned and operated station covering 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.

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 our sportscast Monday thru Friday at 6 pm and 10 pm and be part of our ½ hour weekly sports show.  You will be responsible for gathering and reporting sports news for television, radio and online. You will shoot and edit your own stories.  Job duties will range from anchoring newscasts, to live play-by-play opportunities for high school sports.  WDAY produces over 50 live high school games a year, and we broadcast the North Dakota state high school tournaments.  WDAY also covers the North Dakota State University Bison and the University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks.  

Requirements:

A successful candidate must be creative, hardworking, a self-starter and a team player. The preferred candidate will have at least one year of anchoring sports, exceptional communication skills, able to work under deadline pressure and great organizational skills.  

Contact:

To apply, go to www.forumcomm.com/careers and send a link of your work plus a resume and references to News Director, Jeff Nelson jnelson@wday.com

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