Anchor - Producer - Reporter

Fargo, ND
Depends on Experience
Mar 22, 2019
Job Type
Full Time
WDAY-TV, the number #1 News station in Fargo, North Dakota is looking for a full-time Anchor/Producer/Reporter.

You will fill in anchoring when needed and when you are not anchoring you will be out reporting. You will need to know how to shoot and edit video for the days you are reporting. This position can also lead to a full- time anchor/producer opening. A college degree in journalism or a related field is required. The successful candidate will have exceptional writing, communication and organizational skills.

WDAY is an Emmy award winning, locally owned and operated station that covers 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 benefits include 401k, paid time off, full benefits suite, and paid holidays.

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. Fargo has a vibrant downtown with many activities and events geared towards young professionals. The community hosts many major concert, sporting, and community events throughout the year. There are a variety of styles of apartments to choose from, including several new apartment buildings in several new neighborhoods. The communities have plenty of options for shopping; from local specialty shops to major retailers.

Position Requirements
  • Must have exceptional writing, communication and organizational skills.
  • Must be creative, hard working and a self starter.
  • Undergraduate degree required.
  • Able to work well with others, under pressure and with strict deadlines.
  • Must have a valid driver's license with a driving record that is insurable by the Company.
  • Must have a reliable vehicle with an acceptable level of insurance coverage.

When applying, please submit your professional tape along with your resume and references.

About the Organization
Forum Communications Company is a multimedia news company with locations across ND, SD, MN and WI. We have over 1,400 employees that work towards a common goal, delivering quality products and information to our clients and viewers. We publish both print and online versions of our newspapers. We develop websites and apps. We own and operate television and radio stations and offer agency services and sales solutions.

We pretty much do it all!

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.