Sports Reporter

Jamestown, ND
Depends on Experience
May 04, 2019
Job Type
Full Time
Enjoy covering all types of sports? We have the job for you! The Jamestown Sun has an immediate opening for a full-time sports reporter. We are seeking a sports reporter to join our sports department, which values strong local coverage and content, while focusing on reporting on the central North Dakota sports scene.

  • Writing according to editorial style and format standards, both for print newspaper and online.
  • Being attuned to local, regional and state events/issues.
  • Using interview, observation and research to gather and accurately relay engaging stories in a timely manner.
  • Building a rapport with sources in the community to develop stories.

Position Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent education/work experience in Mass Communications or Journalism
  • Ability to hand a fast paced environment and flexible hours while meeting deadlines
  • Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Photography and video experience preferred
  • Social media platform experience a plus
  • Must have a valid driver's license with a driving record that is insurable by the company

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.