News/Sports MMJ

Posted by WDAY

Fargo, ND
Posted: 2019-12-10

Description:

WDAY, the number one station in Fargo, North Dakota, is looking for a News/Sports Multi-Media Journalist to join our team and work in our multi-platform newsroom. 

WDAY is an award-winning station.  In the last four years, WDAY has won six Emmys and two national Edward R. Murrow awards. We are a locally owned and operated station that covers eastern North Dakota and western Minnesota.  We produce over 30 hours of local news each week and have a staff of 40 journalists working in our news, weather and sports departments.  Our recently remodeled newsroom includes spacious new work stations, a makeup room with individualized spaces for personal supplies, meeting spaces and a hangout area complete with couches and televisions.  Here is what WDAY can do for you:

1.  We offer opportunities to grow – we like to promote from within.

2.  We will invest in you with ongoing training and individual coaching sessions with our consultant team from Magid.                                                                   

3.  We offer a good work environment with veteran staff to help you grow and advance.

4.  We have an on-site gym for you to use that is accessible 24-hours a day.

5.  You will qualify for a monthly cell phone reimbursement allowance of up to $40.

 

Our former employees have used their experience at WDAY to obtain jobs in much larger markets.  We currently have WDAY trained journalists working in Detroit, Michigan; Phoenix, Arizona; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Grand Rapids, Michigan; Tampa Bay, Florida; Minneapolis, Minnesota; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; and Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio.   

A little about the Fargo/Moorhead area: Fargo is the largest city in North Dakota and borders Moorhead, Minnesota.  The metro population is over 240,000.  Fargo has a vibrant downtown with activities geared towards young professionals like yourself.  The communities have plenty of options for shopping – from local specialty shops to major retailers.

Thank you for taking the time to read about what we have to offer and I look forward to hearing from you.  If you are not interested in doing an interview, please let me know that as well. 

Responsibilities:

As a News/Sports MMJ reporter, you will be covering news and sports-related stories.  You will be responsible for writing stories for TV, digital publications/social media, radio, and newspaper. 

Requirements:

You will need to be able to shoot, edit, conduct interviews and write your own stories.   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.  

Contact:

To apply, go to www.forumcomm.com/careers and email a link to your work, resume, and references to News Director, Jeff Nelson at jnelson@wday.com or if you have a question you can call Jeff at 701-241-5312  

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