- Full Time
Cox Media Group – Orlando Radio has a full time opening for a great news reporter/anchor.
Develop, write, produce and present radio and web news stories
Organizing and writing news casts to be delivered on-air
Develop original story ideas and produce the story for broadcast and web
Understand the importance of breaking news and work with speed to get the stories on-air and online
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
Enterprise stories by developing sources and contacts
Make creative use of live technology to help tell a story
Understand and implement station's research-based goals
Writes and produces packages and reports live
Schedule may include nights, weekends, holidays and overtime as needed
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:
Must have strong writing skills
Professional, smooth on-air delivery
Ability to handle multiple projects at once and meet deadlines
Computer literacy with database experience
Ability to ad-lib in breaking news situations
Ability to make quick decisions and turn multiple stories in a day when necessary
Ability to develop sources and build relationships to generate stories
Strong communication skills; flexibility to work unusual hours at timesQualifications
Education – College degree preferred, but not required.
Experience – 5 years radio reporting experience preferred. Must be very skilled at desktop, laptop and mobile computing.
Physical Requirements – Must be able to get to and from news story locations.
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-FL-Orlando-4192 John Young Pkwy
Employee Status: Regular
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Shift: Day Job
Unposting Date: Ongoing