Worthington Globe

Worthington, Minnesota

Date Posted May 26, 2023
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Job Status Not Specified


The Globe and seeks a digital news reporter for our newsroom in Worthington, Minnesota. The successful candidate will write a mix of hard news and feature stories, take photos and video, and cover issues in our city, county and region. We are seeking a reporter who is passionate about local stories in city government, crime and courts, and politics, as well as general news and features. We are part of the Forum Communications Co., a family-owned leading media and technology company proud of our continued growth in the upper Midwest.

Job description:

  • Original reporting and stories for The Globe, with an emphasis on Worthington city government, crime/courts and politics.

  • Create daily content for our website, to be shared in digital and print formats.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with local sources; represent The Globe in the community when needed.

  • Drive audience loyalty and digital growth through engaging and timely content.

  • Respond with urgency to breaking news, which includes writing stories and producing visuals on deadline with a digital audience in mind.

  • Collaborate with other content creators and news teams in the Forum Communications Co. network to identify strong regional, state and niche content that will appeal to our readers.

  • Other duties and projects as assigned.

Education and experience:

  • Writing in college or professional experience for a newspaper, website, magazine or specialty publication is required. AP Style knowledge is a plus.

  • Experience using digital analytics and social media tools.

  • Basic knowledge of video and photo editing is preferred.

  • A journalism or communications degree is preferred.


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.