WDAY, the #1 station in Fargo, North Dakota is looking for a Morning Anchor/Producer. Join our Emmy award award-winning 8-person First News team working in our multi-platform newsroom. The successful candidate should have at least one year of anchoring experience, exceptional writing, communication, and organizational skills.
WDAY is an award-winning station taking home six Emmys and two national Edward R. Murrow awards in the last 4 years. We are a locally owned and operated station covering 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 work stations, a makeup room with individualized spaces for personal supplies, meeting spaces and a hangout area complete with couches and televisions. Here is how WDAY invests in 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 Magid consultant team.
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.
To apply, send a link of your work plus resume and references to News Director, Jeff Nelson firstname.lastname@example.org or Assistant News Director/First News EP Drew Trafton at email@example.com