Managing Editor - Wahpeton
Wick Communications is looking for a collaborative, digitally focused Managing Editor to lead our newsroom in beautiful Wahpeton, North Dakota. In this position you’ll oversee two news publications: The Wahpeton Daily News and the News Monitor, which together serve Richland County, ND, and Wilkin County, MN. Both publications have a print presence, market-leading websites and successful email newsletters. This is the perfect next step for a strong reporter ready to lead a team or a seasoned editor who wants to focus on creating quality content for a community that cares deeply for its local paper. JOB DUTIES: Oversee our five-person newsroom. Coordinate and edit daily news coverage online and in print. Coach and develop reporters. Work closely with our publisher and other departments to ensure a successful operation. Build community engagement through regular outreach and events. This is a full-time, salaried position with full benefits, including medical and vision insurance, and a 401k retirement plan. We are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by application of national, federal, state or local law. Please send a resume and cover letter to Publisher Tara Klostreich at email@example.com.
Public Safety Reporter - Bismarck
The Bismarck Tribune, the newspaper in the capital of North Dakota, has an immediate opening for a full-time public safety reporter. Cops and courts coverage will be the primary focus, but the position also will include a variety of general assignment. Covering the beat requires the ability to quickly file breaking news stories while also juggling long-term investigative and enterprise stories. We’re looking for candidates who are as comfortable asking tough questions of government leaders as they are knocking on doors to talk with residents. We prefer candidates with previous reporting experience, but also will consider strong recent graduates. We have a strong culture of collaboration in our newsroom, which makes it a great environment for a new reporter to develop skills and grow in the profession. The Tribune is a member of Lee Enterprises and offers a full benefits package including medical, dental, a generous paid time off program and a 401(k) plan. To apply, go to www.bismarcktribune.com/workhere
State Government Reporter - Bismarck
The Bismarck Tribune, the newspaper in the capital of North Dakota, has an immediate opening for a full-time state government reporter. The Tribune is a leader in covering state government and politics, a key watchdog role for the state. North Dakota has a Republican supermajority, which heightens the importance of strong reporting on the state Capitol. The successful candidate will be expected to write daily stories as well as long-term investigative and enterprise stories. North Dakota has recently made national headlines for its abortion ban and legislation on culture war issues. The beat also includes coverage of Theodore Roosevelt National Park, the future Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library and North Dakota’s congressional delegation. The position is based in the Tribune newsroom when the Legislature is not in session, with space to work at the Capitol when legislators are in session every two years. We prefer candidates with previous reporting experience, but also will consider strong recent graduates. We have a strong culture of collaboration in our newsroom, which makes it a great environment for a new reporter to develop skills and grow in the profession. The Tribune is a member of Lee Enterprises and offers a full benefits package including medical, dental, a generous paid time off program and a 401(k) plan. To apply, go to www.bismarcktribune.com/workhere
Assistant Sports Editor - Fargo
The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead is looking for an Assistant Sports Editor! This position would be responsible for overall direction and leadership of the local sports department and its news gathering efforts, with a focus on building a loyal, engaged audience on each unique publishing platform. Bachelor's degree in journalism, mass communication or related field required, and newsroom/editing experience is preferred. Apply online at www.forumcomm.com/careers
FT News Director - NE ND & Southern Manitoba
Simmons Multimedia has an extremely rare opportunity for a Full-Time News Director. The successful candidate will work with a team of news reporters and content gatherers in both our broadcast and newspaper divisions which are located in northeast North Dakota and Southern, Manitoba. You must have a minimum of 2 to 3 years previous reporting experience in either broadcast or print media, have exemplary organizational skills, are a team player, can lead by example and possess or can obtain a passport. This job is based at our corporate HQ in Langdon, ND. To apply send materials to HR@GETSIMMONSMEDIA.COM Simmons Multimedia USA/CA is an Equal Opportunity Employer
FT General Assignment Reporter- Crosby
Journal Publishing, Inc., Crosby, ND is looking for a full time general assignment reporter to do regional coverage for both The Journal and Tioga Tribune in northwestern North Dakota. The weekly newspapers have joint circulation of 3000+ , along with an active online presence at www.journaltrib.com and mobile app, JournalTrib. Journal Publishing is known for its award-winning journalism and photography, on both the state and national level. We will consider a recent college graduate with solid intern experience, but have the budget to pay a competitive salary for someone with more experience. Benefits include a moving allowance, paid single health premium or stipend, paid vacation, sick leave and retirement match. Send resume, letter and three clips to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please.
General Assignment Reporter - Minnewaukan/Lakota
Reporter position to investigate and write for both the Benson County Farmers Press in Benson County and the Lakota American in Nelson County. Responsibilities include: *Attending county, city and school meetings and events.*Receiving assignments and/or investigating new leads and tips. *Writing and delivering news stories. *Staying up-to-date with the current happenings and events in Benson and Nelson counties.*Taking photos as necessary to complement stories. Contact Denise at email@example.com, 701-473-5436.
Business and Features Reporter - Fargo
The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead is seeking a business and features reporter to join the largest news organization in North Dakota. We’re seeking to grow our team in response to reader data that indicates these are areas of high interest. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education/experience in journalism is required, and at least one year of experience in a professional newsroom is preferred. Apply online at www.forumcomm.com/careers
Energy and Environment Reporter - Bismarck
Energy and Environment Reporter. The Bismarck Tribune, the newspaper in the capital city of North Dakota, has an exciting job opportunity for a full-time energy reporter. Our state has long been a leader in fossil fuel energy production and is now working toward becoming carbon neutral by 2030. The beat is ripe for interesting stories about how people and communities are being affected as the nation transitions to new sources of energy, including tribal communities. North Dakota is home to five federally recognized tribes. Many North Dakota energy stories attract national attention, such as the Dakota Access Pipeline protests and energy development near Theodore Roosevelt National Park. The successful candidate will cover developments in the Bakken oil fields, which make North Dakota one of the nation’s top oil-producing states; coal, with North Dakota home to the single-largest deposit of lignite in the world; wind energy, which North Dakota is a leading state in its development. State leaders have embraced carbon capture and sequestration technology, with numerous projects in the works to capture emissions from industrial facilities and bury them in rocks deep underground. In addition, North Dakota is seeking to become a regional hydrogen hub and seeing a lot of interest from the cryptocurrency industry with huge data centers planned for our state. The Tribune is a member of Lee Enterprises and offers a full benefits package including medical, dental, a generous paid time off program and a 401(k) plan. To apply, go to www.bismarcktribune.com/workhere
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Editor - Washburn
NorDak North Publications seeks a full-time Editor in Washburn, N.D. The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills and excel in writing news, feature, and sports stories, along with editing and proofing copy and planning coverage for the week. The right candidate will also be willing to become part of the local community. Most of all, the ideal candidate will have a passion for telling stories that engage and educate readers. This position offers an opportunity to become part of a growing newspaper group throughout North & South Dakota. Requirements: Strong knowledge of AP style and grammar, previous experience as a newspaper reporter, experience working with InDesign, ability to shoot photographs, must have a valid driver’s license, insurance and dependable transportation. The position will be based out of Washburn, N.D., a welcoming community 40 miles north of the state capital. To apply, email your cover letter, resume, clips and three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Night Reporter - Fargo
The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead is seeking a night reporter to join the largest daily newspaper in North Dakota. We are looking for a driven reporter who is eager to keep readers informed on breaking news, local meetings and ongoing community issues. The Night Editor covers breaking news stories and evening meetings, as well as developments in ongoing stories from day shift reporters. They generate their own ideas for daily and long-term stories that take readers beyond the competition's reporting. They also collaborate with WDAY TV partners to ensure coverage of evening and late-night happenings. 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. We are family-owned and operated since 1917, development and growth opportunities, inclusive, creative culture, safe working environment, employees of all ages and backgrounds, positive collaboration. Apply online: www.forumcomm.com/careers
FT Sports & General Assignment Reporters- Devils Lake
The Devils Lake Journal in Devils Lake, North Dakota is seeking a highly motivated full-time sports and general assignment reporter to join our team. We are looking for a reporter who is passionate about community journalism, with a reader-focused mindset. Our reporters shoot their own photos and video, engage audience members on social media, mine social media for story ideas and sources and use the right tools and platforms to reach key audience groups. We sometimes speak to community groups or moderate panels to promote our brand and show our expertise. Apply at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
FT Sports Reporter - Fargo
The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead and InForum.com is hiring a full-time Sports Reporter to produce engaging sports-related content for print and online with an emphasis on reporting, features and profiles. This position will also serve as both a sounding board and resource to other members of the sports team to develop the most creative and appealing content for our audience. Application deadline is 04/08/2022. To apply, please go to www.forumcomm.com/careers/
News/Sports Reporter - Valley City
News/Sports Reporter. Full or part-time news/sports reporter position to investigate and write the creative “scoop” for the Times-Record newspaper. Responsibilities include: - Receiving assignments and/or investigating news leads and tips - Writing and delivering news stories with the reader’s perspective in mind - Staying up-to-date with the latest current happenings and events in Barnes County - Always pursuing the lead for a great story. Requirements: - Excellent communication - Active listening skills - Working experience as a reporter or intern preferred, but we will train the right individual. Position offers opportunity for advancement. Please email your resume to Tina Olson, Valley City Times-Record General Manager, at email@example.com and provide an email or hard copy examples of your work, promoting your ability to gather information and write a compelling story.