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Night Editor

Employer
The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead
Location
Fargo, ND
Salary
Depends on Experience

Job Details

SUMMARY:

The Night Editor leads coverage of late-breaking news stories, coordinating with reporters, photographers, and WDAY-TV producers to ensure emerging story coverage.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Edit news stories and briefs for The Forum and WDAY newsrooms.
• Communicate with production team to finalize the e-paper product.
• Manage InForum website during the evening to ensure strong stories are featured.
• Provide engaging multimedia components when appropriate.
• Coordinate with the internal news service about breaking news at the local, state, and
national levels.
• Meet regularly with editor and team leads to assist in the planning and covering of
upcoming and long-range news events.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
• Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
• Ability to speak and write clear, clean and concise sentences in a fast-paced environment.
• Editing, basic journalism, and AP style experience preferred.
• Attention to detail and a high level of customer service skills are required.
• Knowledge of computers and various software programs.
• Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables.
• Interpret a variety of instructions, either written or oral.

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, 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.

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. FCC currently does not offer employer sponsorship.

Company

The Forum serves as the flagship of Forum Communications Company, proudly serving the region of the Red River Valley and northwestern Minnesota. The Forum a Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper is continually recognized with awards by professional news organizations for excellence in news, sports, feature reporting, design, advertising, opinion writing, editorial cartoons, and photojournalism. The Forum also produces numerous seasonal and event-specific special sections.

 

The Fargo-Moorhead area has been named by several publications as one of the best places to live and raise a family. Fargo is the county seat of Cass county and hub to an array of industries. The area includes three universities and three progressive hospitals with a thriving business community and a strong agricultural economy. There are several galleries, museums, sporting events, parks, golf courses and trails for bike riders and cross-country skiers. Fargo also hosts several concerts each year.

Company info
Website
Location
101 5th Street North
Fargo
ND
58102
US

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