General Assignment Reporter
Develops, writes, produces and presents News stories on television, the web and mobile.
Enterprise stories by developing sources and contacts. Write and produce news stories for television, web, and mobile, Make creative use of live technology to help tell a story. Understand and implement station’s research-based goals. Achieve measurable performance goals (enterprise stories, active live shots, process story- telling, etc); utilize technology (i-phones, laptop computer, mobile cameras, social media etc) in news gathering process; meet deadlines; work with managers and station coaches/consultants to achieve performance goals; make public appearances for station. Schedule may include nights, weekends, holidays and overtime as needed. Actively and responsibly participates in social media to extend station brand
Must have strong writing and editorial skills; professional, smooth on camera delivery; ability to ad-lib in breaking news situations; ability to make quick decisions and to turn multiple stories in a day when necessary; ability to develop sources and build relationships with newsmakers in order to generate stories; ability to meet deadlines; computer-based reporting skills; passion and enthusiasm for the job; strong communication skills; willingness to work overtime when necessary; high ethical standards. Must be a team player. College degree, minimum 5 years’ experience in medium to large television markets.
About Cox Media Group
Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers and non-daily publications; and digital sites and services, like Clark.com, Dawg Nation, SEC Country, Hookem.com,Mundo Hispanico, Southern Kitchen and Diehards. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps – the country’s biggest television rep firm – Gamut, and Videa. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer – All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.
: Cox Media Group
: US-GA-Atlanta-1601 W Peachtree St NE
: Individual Contributor
: Variable –
: Yes, 5 % of the Time
To apply for this job please visit www.coxmediagroup.com.