Reporter

Forum Communications Company

Grand Forks, North Dakota

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Date Posted June 17, 2022
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified
Website https://www.forumcomm.com/careers

Description:

The Herald is looking for a full-time general assignment reporter to produce engaging and in-depth stories on a variety of topics.

We are looking for a versatile, digital-minded reporter who can quickly turn breaking news, while also digging deep into data and interviews for enterprise stories. We are looking for someone with strong writing skills, news judgment and a willingness to dive into their story metrics to see how we can best expand our audience.

We are seeking someone who can get to the bottom of big issues, while expertly explaining those issues to the public, and at the same time can find a feature story that makes the masses go wild with interest. This position will work in various storytelling formats. It may include some evening hours. Think you might be the right person for the job?

Check out some of the responsibilities below:

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

? Focus on people-driven narratives and stories that affect the day-to-day lives of our readers.

? Incorporate multimedia aspects such as video, audio, and photography in all stories.

? Brainstorm digital storytelling formats and execute the technological components required.

? Must be flexible and have the ability to move from one story to the next, tweak the website, and work with digital analytics tools.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

? Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education in journalism. Experience in a professional newsroom is preferred. Exceptional recent graduates will be considered.

? Strong organizational, time management and people skills are essential.

? Flexibility is required.

? Ability to write accurate, clean, crisp stories on deadline, handle sensitive and emotional situations, balance competing demands, set priorities and juggle several stories at once.

? Photography and video skills are a plus.

? Must have a valid driver’s license with a driving record that is insurable by the company.

? Work hours include occasional nights, weekends and holidays.

 

Application deadline is 06/30/2020. To apply, please go to www.forumcomm.com/careers/

 

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.