WDAY, the number #1 station in Fargo, North Dakota is looking for a Reporter/Multi-Media Journalist to join our team and work in our multi-platform newsroom. As a Reporter/MMJ, you will be responsible for writing stories for TV, social media, radio, and our newspaper. You will shoot, edit, and conduct interviews. The successful candidate will have exceptional writing, communication, and organizational skills. A college degree in journalism or a related field is required. The successful candidate must have a clean driving record, be organized, and work well under pressure.
WDAY is an award-winning station. WDAY has won eight Emmys and two national Edward R. Murrow awards. We are a locally owned and operated station that covers eastern 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 includes spacious new workstations, a makeup room with individualized spaces for personal supplies, meeting spaces, and a hangout area complete with couches and televisions. Here is what WDAY can do for you:
1. We offer opportunities to grow – we like to promote from within.
2. We will invest in you with ongoing training and individual coaching sessions with our consultant team from Magid
3. We offer a good work environment with veteran staff to help you grow and advance.
4. We have an on-site gym for you to use that is accessible 24-hours a day.
5. You will qualify for a monthly cell phone reimbursement allowance of up to $40.
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.
A little about the Fargo/Moorhead area: Fargo is the largest city in North Dakota and borders Moorhead, Minnesota. The metro population is over 240,000. Fargo has a vibrant downtown with activities geared towards young professionals like yourself. The communities have plenty of options for shopping – from local specialty shops to major retailers.
Thank you for taking the time to read about what we have to offer and I look forward to hearing from you. If you are not interested in doing an interview, please let me know that as well. I have attached a few pictures of WDAY for you.