Staff Meteorologist

Posted by WDAY

, ND
Posted: 2019-09-05


Forum Communications and WDAY-TV, the #1 news station in Fargo, North Dakota, is looking for a Staff Meteorologist.

WDAY is an Emmy award-winning, locally owned and operated station.  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 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, borders Moorhead, Minnesota, and has been listed as one of the best places to live for young adults.  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 is 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 station committed to weather!


You will be responsible for preparing and delivering weathercasts for our digital platforms.  Your main area of focus will be working on forecasting for our websites in Rochester and Duluth, Minnesota.  You will also help deliver weather forecasts and reports for Radio and TV.  We have the latest WSI weather system with all the bells and whistles. 


A 4-year degree is required.


To apply, go to and send a link of your resume reel and reference to News Director Jeff Nelson at or Chief Meteorologist John wheeler at  

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer