Reporter

Location
Dedham, Massachusetts
Salary
competitive
Posted
Oct 02, 2018
Function
Production
Metro Area
Boston
Duration
Full Time

Description

WFXT Boston25 is in search of a Reporter for station newscasts. The successful candidatewill excel at regularly breaking and enterprising significant, local stories.These seasoned journalists love to dig for extra information, cultivatesources, love to be live in the field and expect to win and enterprise storiesdaily. Reporter is expected to be skilled at using social media to gatherinformation on stories, and to break stories. Ideal candidates have at least 5 yearsexperience as a reporter.

RESPONSIBILITIES

·Report forstation's newscasts on all platforms

·Strongon-air and communication skills in Breaking News coverage

·Excel atbreaking and enterprising significant, local stories and building sourceswithin the community

·Strong livepresence in the field with a focus on performing active liveshots

·Workcollaboratively with News Managers, Producers, Assignment Editors and DigitalTeam

·Writestories for air and digital platforms

·Regularlypost content and engage with audiences on social media platforms

·Make publicappearances, representing the station in community events

·Work varyingshifts including, days, nights, weekends, and holidays

·Other dutiesmay be assigned

Qualifications

·       A minimum of5 years professional experience as a Reporter is preferred.

·       Bachelor'sdegree (B. A.) from four-year College or university in Journalism orCommunications preferred.

·       Ability todefine problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

·       Must bethoroughly professional in all aspects of journalism.

·       Must be wellread on current affairs and have a wide-range working knowledge andunderstanding of general interest subjects.




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.

Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations:  Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services.   Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.



Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-MA-Dedham-25 Fox Dr

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing

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