ReporterJob ID 181537 Date posted 01/29/2018 Location Jacksonville, Florida Apply
COX Media Group’s Jacksonville stations are looking for a smart, creative, enterprising reporter. We work on the leading edge of news technology & coverage possibilities, charting a leadership position for how journalism is practiced in our community. As part of our team, you’ll work on Journalism’s Big Three delivery platforms: TV, Digital & Radio. The successful candidate is expected to develop, write and produce stories, develop sources and contacts, be an outstanding live storyteller and write and produce for TV, Radio, web, social and mobile. You’ll also be expected to develop and execute topical investigations. There’s a lot of geography to cover and we have a lot of breaking news and weather but we have the resources and the ability to cover it all better than the competition. We emphasize outstanding visual storytelling and reward success.
Responsibilities: Applicants are expected to turn visually creative, memorable stories and interesting active live shots, bring enterprise and investigative story ideas, creative energy, and a positive attitude to the table every day. We also expect an aggressive digital/social/radio daily workflow. You’ll work with assignment editors, producers, photographers, web editors and managers to effectively cover breaking news, investigations and general assignment news across TV, Digital and Radio. You must be able to perform the duties above in a high pressure environment.
Applicants should have at least 2 years of academic training and at least 2 years of news experience as well as a clean driving record and be willing to work various shifts including mornings, weekends, and evenings.
Organization: Cox Media Group
Primary Location: US-FL-Jacksonville-11700 Central Pkwy
Employee Status: Regular
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Unposting Date: Ongoing