FARGO, N.D. – Kirsten Stromsodt has been named deputy editor of The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead.
“Kirsten is a well-respected journalist in our region, and we’re lucky to have her join us,” said Forum Editor Matthew Von Pinnon.
Stromsodt grew up in Mekinock, about five miles north of the Grand Forks Air Force Base, and graduated from the University of North Dakota. She started in the Herald’s sports department in 1998 and has since worked there as a copy editor, page designer, night editor, reporter and news editor.
“I’m excited and honored to be a member of The Forum team,” Stromsodt said. “There’s a lot of talent in that newsroom, and they’re taking the practice of thorough, thoughtful journalism in an exciting new direction. I can’t wait to be a part of that.”
Stromsodt will start at The Forum on April 9. She succeeds Mary Jo Hotzler, recently named editor of the Herald.
The Forum and the Herald are both owned by Forum Communications Co., a multimedia information company based in Fargo, N.D. In addition to The Forum and the Herald, Forum Communications Co. owns dozens of newspapers, websites and television and radio stations in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin.