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News Intern

The Grand Forks Herald
Grand Forks, ND
Depends on Experience

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The Grand Forks Herald is hiring a summer news intern to produce stories on a variety of topics important to the Herald's coverage area. This position will work in various storytelling formats,including print and digital.

• Produce engaging content for a targeted audience.
• Focus on people-driven narratives, weaving in context and research.
• Incorporate multimedia aspects such as video, audio, and photography in all stories.

• Strong preference given to students on track to earn a bachelor's degree in journalism or communications.
• Strong organizational, time management, and people skills are essential.
• Ability to work on deadline, handle sensitive and emotional situations, balance
competing demands, set priorities, and juggle several issues at once.
• Photography skills a plus. Ability to shoot video or willingness to learn.
• Accuracy and ability to write clean, crisp copy in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented
• Must possess a valid driver's license with a driving record that is insurable by the company.
• Work hours include occasional nights, weekends, and holidays.

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.


The Herald was launched June 26, 1879, more than 10 years before North Dakota and South Dakota were granted statehood. In 1929 the Herald was purchased by the Ridder family and M.M. Oppegard. In 1974 the Ridder group of newspapers merged with Knight Newspapers to form Knight Ridder then in 2006, was purchased by Forum Communications Company. Although the Herald is based in North Dakota, a large percentage of readers live in Minnesota. The Herald includes Minnesota as well as North Dakota in any stories that gauge the regional impact of national and international news. The paper circulates in 8 counties of northeastern North Dakota and in 6 counties of northwestern Minnesota. It’s delivered across the upper Red River Valley, with a primary circulation area stretching from Rugby, N.D. to Bemidji, Minn., the Canadian border to Hillsboro, N.D.

Company info
375 Second Ave. N.
Grand Forks
North Dakota

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