- Full Time
Cox Media Group – Orlando, WFTV/WRDQ has an opening for a Newscast Producer. We’re looking for competitive and experienced individuals who are committed to producing and already have a strong interest in local and investigative journalism. Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne is a top-20 market where journalists cover major news that regularly makes national headlines.Our newsroom is looking for people who excel in decision-making and debating the merits of a local news story. Those same people are comfortable with constant change, are resilient in dealing with that change, and maintain a positive attitude, no matter what challenges come up.Candidates must learn and execute specific station research and branding consistently, to deliver a dynamic and unfolding newscast that holds viewers and regularly surpasses the market competition.Candidates must also come in with recent and significant experience producing live, wall-to-wall coverage of hard news events and are commanders in the control room.Candidates must also excel in a team environment and support producing teammates, as well as solve problems on their own. They are also comfortable working on TV, digital, and social media platforms.
- Must be flexible with scheduling and be able to work changing dayparts as necessary; nights, overnights, and weekends are all possible, depending on the news cycle and staffing numbers.
- Consistently win ratings with dynamic newscasts, using local content and creative story-telling techniques that meet our hard news brand.
- Win all breaking news stories as well as the major news-of-day stories in the market.
- Understand effective and impactful tease writing and promises of value-based coverage.
Experience: 2-3 years producing news in a hard news market
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.
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