First News Anchor/Producer

Anchor for WDAY
Fargo-Valley City, North Dakota

posted on November 12, 2019

job posting:

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. To apply, send a link of your work plus resume and references to News Director, Jeff Nelson or Assistant News Director/First News EP Drew Trafton at

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