Email Opening

Public Information Editor 

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead  
City, State Fargo, ND  
Close Date 7/19/2018  

The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead is hiring a full-time Public Information Editor to lead a team of individuals who assist with the intake and processing of public information for both print and digital audiences.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Lead the Public Information Team who will handle content such as births, bankruptcies, building permits, all briefs (news, faith, etc.), divorces, marriage licenses, court records, sports agate, Namedroppers, letters to the editor, etc.
  • Analyze various types of data for opportunities to write stories about trends and patterns across a variety of topics.
  • Files content in CMS for print and digital publication.
  • Provides engaging multimedia components when appropriate.
  • Analyzes data for potential stories.
  • Writes short-form content as well as longer stories or other audience-appropriate content.
  • Meets weekly with editor and other team leads to assist in the planning and covering of upcoming and long-range news events.
Position Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field preferred.
  • Knowledge of human resource/supervisory rules and policies.
  • Ability to speak and write clear, clean and concise sentences in a fast paced environment.
  • Editing, basic journalism and AP style experience prefered.
  • Attention to detail and a high level of customer service skills are required.
  • Knowledge of computers and various software programs.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables.
  • Interpret a variety of instructions either written or oral.
  • Work hours may include weekends and holidays.
  • Must possess a reliable vehicle covered with acceptable insurance.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with a driving record that is insurable by the company.
About the Organization Forum Communications Company is a multimedia news company with locations across ND, SD, MN and WI. We have over 1,400 employees that work towards a common goal, delivering quality products and information to our clients and viewers. We publish both print and online versions of our newspapers. We develop websites and apps. We own and operate television and radio stations and offer agency services and sales solutions.

We pretty much do it all!  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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