First News Anchor - Producer

Fargo, ND
Depends on Experience
Aug 14, 2019
Job Type
Full Time
WDAY-TV, the #1 station in Fargo, North Dakota, is looking for a First News Anchor/Producer.

First News newscasts runs from 5am – 7am on Monday through Friday. The position would also require you to add content to radio newscasts and online articles.

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.

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.

Position Requirements

The successful candidate should have at least one year of anchoring experience as well as exceptional writing, communication and organizational skills. We are looking for a leader who feels comfortable working well with others under deadline pressure on multiple platforms. Must have a valid driver's license with a driving record that is insurable by the company.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and link of your work when applying.

About the Organization
At Forum Communications Company, our legacy is deeply rooted in harnessing the power of communication to connect and inform people in the communities we serve. Since 1917, everything we do is driven by creating and sharing information, ideas and insights.

Today, we're a leading media and technology company that's home to a family of people whose passion and purpose is fueled by collaboration and innovation We believe in supporting each other, working hard towards common goals and having fun.

Come for the perks:

Excellent employee culture, competitive pay, comprehensive benefits package, generous paid time off, paid holidays and paid time off for birthday, 401(k), company-paid volunteer time, health and wellness initiatives, paid parental and pregnancy disability leave for qualifying employees.

Stay for the people:

Family-owned and operated since 1917, development and growth opportunities, inclusive, creative culture, safe working environment, employees of all ages and backgrounds, positive collaboration.

EOE Statement
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

This position is currently accepting applications.