North Dakota paper seeks a business reporter

September 20, 2022

Posted by Chris Roush

The Grand Forks Herald is searching for an experienced reporter or exceptional recent graduate to join our newsroom as a Business Reporter.

This reporter will produce in-depth stories about business trends that impact our community and region. The reporter selected for this position will have a proven record of watchdog/investigative journalism through interviews, observation, research and analyzing data. This position may also require some government reporting.

Our ideal candidate will be comfortable constantly moving from one story to the next and reading digital analytics to produce the best, most engaging work for our readers. As a bonus, you’ll find a great community to call home and work in a collaborative, innovative and energetic newsroom.

We’re looking for a resourceful and energetic self-starter who can manage multiple assignments and write in an attention-grabbing style. In addition, you should be savvy with multimedia and social media platforms, have a knack for writing on topics and issues of interest to younger readers, and be able to work with the newsroom’s multimedia teams to present stories in the most effective way possible.

Grand Forks is large college town, offering a vibrant and diverse community with plenty of outdoors, arts, sports, nightlife and recreation opportunities. The Herald is family-owned and offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits package with health, dental and vision insurance, 401(k) and paid time off.

Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field. A background in digital media, newspaper and/or magazine writing, along with photo and multimedia skills, is required. Accuracy and the ability to write clean, crisp copy for multiple platforms is a must. A valid driver’s license with a record insurable by the company is required.

To apply, email resume, cover letter and 3-5 work samples to Sydney Mook, managing editor, at smook@gfherald.com.

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