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Multimedia Journalist 

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location The Dickinson Press  
City, State Dickinson, ND  
Close Date 2/15/2020  
Description

The Dickinson Press is hiring a full-time Multimedia Reporter to join our newsroom team. The Press is part of Forum Communications Company, a family owned newspaper and communications company that has been in operation for more than 125 years, with several locations throughout the upper midwest. If you are seeking a career where you can help to grow our company, interact with coworkers and know that your voice and opinion matter, you have come to the right place.

Primary responsibilities for this role include:

  • Working to produce engaging news, features and enterprise work for a digital audience in a digital-first newsroom.
  • Writing and producing creative and unique digital content that includes but is not limited to stories, videos and photos.
  • Developing story ideas around content areas that drive subscribers and loyalty to the digital brand.
  • Embracing a creative, collaborative approach with other team members and in working with other FCC departments and locations.

Requirements include:

  • Writing experience for a newspaper, website, magazine or similar publication is preferred, though recent graduates will be considered.
  • Experience using digital analytics tools such as Chartbeat, CrowdTangle and Google Analytics is a plus.
  • Some experience in proofreading or editing is preferred; AP Style knowledge a plus.
  • Journalism or communications degree is helpful, though equivalent experience will be considered.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.
  • Must be able to multitask and juggle many different projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be creative, hardworking and a self-starter.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and a driving record that is insurable by the company.
  • Must carry an acceptable level of vehicle insurance as required by the company.
  • May be required to travel extensive distances to get the story.
 
About the Organization 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, company-paid volunteer time, health and wellness initiatives, 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.


 
EOE Statement 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.  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://ForumCommunications.appone.com



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