Anchor/Reporter

KFGO is a full-service News/Talk/Sports and Weather radio station that has a dedicated team that rivals any station in the country.  The longstanding leader in the Upper Midwest KFGO is seeking its next GREAT team member to join in a news and hosting capacity. 

 

The right candidate will be naturally curious, love to speak beyond the newscast, write long-form stories for KFGO.com, understand the art of the tease on-air, online and on social media and will understand the impact of agriculture on the Upper Midwest. 

 

The position will require a valid driver license and a clean driving record. 

 

If this sounds like an opportunity you’d like to pursue, please send resume, cover letter, writing samples, and mp3 of on-air work to News Director Paul Jurgens at paul.jurgens@KFGO.com.

 

Midwest Communications, Inc is privately owned and operated with 81 radio stations in eight states. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer by choice.

Marketing Consultant

Midwest Radio of Fargo-Moorhead is currently seeking applicants for a Marketing Consultant in our Fargo, North Dakota offices. This individual will represent heritage brands like The Mighty 790 – 94.1 KFGO, 104.7 KFGO-FM, Y94, FROGGY 99.9, 740 – 107.3 The Fan and 101.9 JACK FM and Your day-to-day includes working with current and potential clients to grow their business through marketing on our 8 radio signals and our extensive array of digital media advertising. Each day your goal will be to initiate conversation, build rapport, identify opportunities, and provide advertising solutions.

Media sales experience is not required but previous outside sales experience is an asset. Being well versed in business, having good presence and being a strong communicator is essential to the position. We provide extensive training and a competitive compensation plan with full benefits.

If this position sounds like the career you have been waiting for and you have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record, please send your cover letter and resume to VP/Market Manager at dan.cash@mwcradio.com or fax to Dan’s attention at 701-237-0980 or mail to Dan’s attention at 1020 25th Street South, Fargo, North Dakota 58103.

Midwest Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer by choice.

Weekend Anchor/Reporter

KQDS FOX 21 NEWS in Duluth, MN is looking for a full-time weekend news anchor. Besides anchoring weekend evening newscasts (Friday/Saturday), you will report three days a week. You will also anchor for other shifts/newscasts as needed. Producing experience is a big plus. We value hard working newsroom leaders who bring unique ideas to the table each day. You should also be able to efficiently react to breaking news situations and handle tight deadlines. E-mail demo links/application materials to: dclouse@kqdsfox21.tv (No phone calls please).

EEO FOX 21, owner Red River Broadcast Co., LLC.

Sports Director

KQDS FOX 21 in Duluth, Minnesota has a Sports Director opening. Primary duties include anchoring/producing evening sportscasts. You will also be serving as a sports reporter. Contributing frequent website/social media content is also a requirement. Must have a college degree, experience working in a television newsroom, be able to shoot/edit non-linear formats, be willing to work various schedules and be comfortable meeting tight deadlines. Need someone who can go beyond scores and highlights and bring us quality local sports journalism. Please e-mail samples of your on-air work, resume and cover letter to: dclouse@kqdsfox21.tv (No phone calls please).

EOE FOX 21, Red River Broadcast Co., LLC 

News Reporter

KQDS FOX 21 NEWS in Duluth, MN is looking for a full-time news reporter to join our team. The ideal candidate has experience in a television environment and a college degree. Should be comfortable doing live shots, capable of enterprising daily story ideas and able to function well under tight deadlines. Fill in anchoring is also a possibility with this job. Great place to grow your career. Should be comfortable working as either an MMJ or teamed up with a photojournalist. 

Please submit an e-mail link including work samples, resume and cover letter to: dclouse@kqdsfox21.tv (No phone calls please).

EOE FOX 21, Owner Red River Broadcast Co., LLC

Producer

WCCO-TV in Minneapolis/St. Paul is seeking a Producer. 
Job Description:

  • Dynamic producer to passionately lead a team of anchors, reporters, photographers, editors and other journalists.
  • Appreciates the power of pictures, people and pacing.
  • Creates phenomenal TV and helps to collaborate on content for digital platforms every day.
  • Understands the importance of carrying out strong breaking news and weather coverage.
  • Always has ideas and builds moments to showcase news/weather and sports anchors.
  • Work closely with news managers to evaluate value-added content for the changing audience.
  • Use video, live pictures, graphics, props, social media, anchor involvement and the other tools of television to deliver meaningful, memorable and distinctive news.
  • Writes memorable copy on tight deadlines.
  • Ensure newscast’s timeliness, accuracy, fairness, quality and compliance with all FCC requirements and CBS standards.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum two years of experience as a producer in commercial television news.

For more details and to apply, click here.

WCCO-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

Anchor/Reporter

WCCO-TV in Minneapolis/St. Paul is seeking an Anchor/Reporter. 
Job Description:

  • Anchor newscasts and report for TV and our digital platforms.
  • Originate, research, investigate, write, narrate, produce and present high-energy, engaging live shots or recorded stories as assigned.
  • Leader in social media and other new technologies to engage with the audience and innovate new ways of storytelling.
  • Coach reporters, producers and other contributors.
  • Collaborate optimally with colleagues in News, Digital, Promotion, Production and Engineering on daily assignments, sweeps stories and special projects
  • Ensure an accurate and ethical presentation of the news
  • Research and conduct necessary interviews
  • Manage all news production deadlines
  • Participate in various Community Relations/Public Relations appearances (parades, organization dinners, fundraisers, meetings, etc.)
  • Ensure that the daily broadcast is consistent with station strategic goals, values and brand.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must have exceptional communication and active listening skills
  • Must have ability to ad lib clearly and accurately during times of breaking news
  • Must be a strong emotional storyteller
  • Must be results oriented, curious, creative and committed to collaboration
  • Must be flexible to working all shifts.

For more details and to apply, click here.

WCCO-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

Director, Application Development

Hubbard Radio in Minneapolis/St. Paul is seeking a Director, Application Development. The position of Director, Application Development is responsible for leading a team of application developers in the development of company software applications. Applications include websites, mobile apps, internal tools, admins, reporting dashboards and more. The Director, Application Development works in a team environment with other seasoned developers and our VP, Digital Strategy to ensure final products adhere to predetermined budgets, scope and design. For more details and to apply, click here.

Hubbard Radio is an equal opportunity employer.

Assistant News Director

KSTP-TV in Minneapolis/St. Paul is seeking an Assistant News Director. The Assistant News Director is responsible for oversight and leadership of the day-to-day operation of the newsroom, with a particular focus on the administration of our multi-platform-based, local news coverage. The primary role of the Assistant News Director is to work with the News Director in supporting all activities of the news department while helping to maintain a strong culture of collaboration and support for all team members. The position requires experience as a proven and effective newsroom leader who understands our mission of leading on breaking news and weather coverage, combined with an emphasis on daily enterprise reporting. For more details and to apply, click here.

KSTP-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

Broadcast System Engineer

KSTP-TV in Minneapolis/St. Paul is seeking a Broadcast Systems Engineer. The Broadcast Systems Engineer's primary responsibility shall be to install, test, configure and commission Broadcast & Broadcast related IT systems, bringing projects to completion and ensuring quality in both, a studio setting and in remote locations. They must also understand Broadcast system designs and demonstrate installation techniques. He or she must be able to understand complex systems and have a solid technical background with an understanding of current video, audio, control and data networking technology. The Broadcast Engineer will work closely with the Engineering Managers to provide both general and specific recommendations on installation standards, technologies, personnel, job specifics and implementation. For more details and to apply, click here.

KSTP-TV is an equal opportunity employer.