WDAY-TV has an immediate opening for Sports Director
WDAY, the number #1 station in Fargo, North Dakota is looking for a Sports Director to join our award winning team and work in our multi-platform newsroom. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading our four-person sports department. The Sports Director should have experience anchoring, producing, reporting, doing play-by-play and leading a team. WDAY Sports produces over 75 live games a year and is the broadcast home of the North Dakota High School State Tournaments. The ideal candidate will need to have good communication, organizational skills and a clean driving record. A college degree in journalism or a related field is preferred.
Top ways WDAY invests in you and your career:
⦁ Good mix of veteran journalists and new professionals.
⦁ Spacious workstations with individual edit stations for each employee.
⦁ Clothing allowance for on-air employees.
⦁ Monthly cell phone assistance.
⦁ Hair and make-up allowance for on-air employees.
⦁ Low cost of living
⦁ Onsite workout room for employees.
⦁ Generous PTO/holiday plan with up to 23 paid days off the first year.
⦁ A full benefits package, including health, dental, vision and a 401k plan.
WDAY is an award-winning station, taking home numerous regional Emmys and national Edward R Murrow awards. We are a locally owned and operated station covering North Dakota and western Minnesota. We produce over 35 hours of local news, weather and sports content each week and are looking to grow our staff in all departments.
Fargo/Moorhead metro population is over 220,000. Fargo has a vibrant downtown with many activities and events geared towards young professionals. The community hosts many major concerts, sporting events and community events throughout the year. There is 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.
To apply, go to www.forumcomm.com/careers/ and send a link of your work, resume and references to email@example.com. If you have questions, you can call News Director, Jeff Nelson at 701-241-5312.