A Fox 13 News Producer is responsible for pulling together the days content and creating an experience in line with our researched style of news delivery.Show producers should be calm under pressure, have strong attention to detail and be flexible enough to make changes that may disrupt the work flow yet deliver on our daily mission.They should be passionate in their quest for knowledge, proficient at staying on top of what’s happening throughout the day and write flawless copy that consistently grabs viewers attention.
·Participate in the editorial process by contributing well thought through and vetted story ideas
·Track story developments and maintain awareness of all content in the news cycle
·Stay on top of Breaking News both locally and nationally
·Craft copy the create show that delivers on attributes as determined through Cox research and show development
·Create elements to enhance the broadcast experience and showcase anchor delivery
·Research and develop additional material to help showcase reporter content
·Refocus priorities as needed based on news developments
·Work with Fox 13 Meteorologists for strong weather delivery, while developing an understanding of the viewers weather needs and what’s important when it comes to weather information
·Communicate with the public via email, phone calls as needed
·Work closely with our Digital Delivery Team to cross promote product on all platforms
·Produce broadcast as assigned
· Strong verbal communicator able to work in fast paced often hectic environment
· Excellent writing skills with ability to turn copy under strict deadlines
· Creative vision to support storytelling on air
· Knowledge of our tri-state region beneficial but not required
College Degree desired
About Cox Media Group
Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers, and digital sites. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. The company also offers a full suite of local and regional advertising services through its Local Solutions and Ideabar businesses. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly across all platforms. 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.
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Organization: Cox Media Group
Primary Location: US-TN-Memphis-485 S Highland St
Employee Status: Regular
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Unposting Date: Ongoing