Weekend Morning Meteorologist

Fargo, North Dakota
Depends on Experience
Jan 07, 2021
Job Type
Full Time
WDAY, the #1 news station in Fargo, North Dakota is looking for a Weekend Morning Meteorologist to join our StormTracker team. This position will work the 90 minute Saturday Morning newscast and fill in on other shows as needed. You will join our current staff of five meteorologists. We track weather over North Dakota, Minnesota and South Dakota for television, radio and several company-owned websites, along with specialty programming. You will have the opportunity to work on all of live news programs. Our StormTracker meteorologists work in one of the most exciting climates for weather, from tornadoes to blizzards, you will cover it all! Our weather graphic system runs on WSI Max and we forecast storms with our Max Storm system. We are looking for a person that enjoys tracking storms in all seasons, is a good communicator and wants to join a station dedicated to covering the weather as it happens.

WDAY is an award-winning station taking home six Emmys and two national Edward R. Murrow awards in the last four years. We are a locally owned and operated station covering 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 and weather center 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 how WDAY will invests in you:

1. We offer opportunities to grow – we like to promote from with-in.

2. We will provide ongoing training and individual coaching sessions with our Magid consultant team.

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

4. You will qualify for a monthly cell phone reimbursement allowance and yearly clothing allowance.

5. We offer a full benefits package with 401k, on site workout room, paid time-off, in addition to a paid day off for your birthday!

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.

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, 401(k), company-paid volunteer time, health and wellness initiatives for all employees. Additional perks for full-time positions include comprehensive benefits package, generous paid time off, paid holidays and paid time off for birthday, 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, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

This position is currently accepting applications.

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