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Weekend Anchor

Company: Forum Communications Company
Location: Fargo
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWDAY-TV has an immediate opening for a Weekend AnchorWDAY, the number #1 station in Fargo, North Dakota is looking for a Weekend Anchor/Producer to join our award winning team and work in our multi-platform newsroom. As the weekend anchor/producer, you will be responsible for anchoring, producing and writing stories for our weekend newscasts. During the week, you have opportunities to fill-in anchor/produce on our other newscast or work as reporter/mmj, which involves setting up and conducting interviews, writing scripts, shooting video, editing stories and live on-site reporting.The successful candidate will have good communication and organizational skills. A college degree in journalism or a related field is preferred.Top 10 ways WDAY wants to invest in you and your career:• Completive pay, including signing and performance bonuses.• A newsroom that promotes from within to help employees achieve professional goals.• 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.• 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.WDAY has helped launch the careers of many news professionals around the country. WDAY alumni are currently or have worked in some the county's top markets including Minneapolis, Denver, Phoenix, Detroit, Chicago, Tampa Bay, Albuquerque, San Antonio and Las Vegas.To apply, go to www.forumcomm.com/careers/ and send a link of your work, resume and references to jnelson@wday.com. If you have questions, you can call News Director, Jeff Nelson at 701-241-5312.Application deadline is 06/30/2022.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.

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