Photojournalist/Videographer

Photojournalist/Videographer

The West Central Tribune is looking for a full-time visual photojournalist and videographer to join our newsroom team focusing on audience-driven content for news, features, sections and sports.

The successful candidate will be innovative and talented with great news judgment, self-initiative and collaboration skills to tell stories of the people, places and institutions of west central Minnesota. This journalist will seek, plan and coordinate visual opportunities on their own and in conjunction with other staff journalists and editor assignments. This position will work with quick file assignments and long-term projects. These visuals will be compelling photos, videos and galleries for our media channels. The successful candidate will promote our brand, content and engage readers via social media.

We are an audience-focused, multimedia company delivering content to our network of customers and communities in west-central Minnesota. We publish content in multiple platforms, including digital, e-paper, magazine, print, sections and social media formats. Our organization is in the midst of Poynter’s Table Stakes project transitioning to sustainable digital publishing and building a culture of performance-driven change.

The West Central Tribune is the leading news source for our region. We are part of Forum Communications Co., a family-owned communications company that is financially stable with many news and niche brands and other divisions across the upper Midwest. We are focused on our company culture, striving to be great places to work. We offer an extensive pay and benefits package, including 401k, medical, dental, vision, disability and paid time off.

The Willmar Lakes Area is a growing regional center with a good economy. We are located in Kandiyohi County, which is rich in family, educational, outdoor and recreational opportunities.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, resume and appropriate writing and design sample PDFs or portfolio links of your top projects via the Apply Now link here or above or bit.ly/WCTphotoJune2021.

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, 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.

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.