DC Correspondent

Washington, Washington D.C.
May 21, 2019
Editor / Editorial
Metro Area
Full Time
Cox Media Group’s Washington News Bureau is
seeking an enterprising, hard-news local TV reporter. The perfect fit has Capitol Hill/government
reporting experience and an investigative background. We want an experienced,
passionate journalist with strong news judgement who can cover politics and
policy in a way that resonates with local viewers. The ideal candidate will
bring well-developed story ideas to each morning meeting. We are looking for a
journalist who can also turn compelling investigative reports. We
are all about news in Washington that impacts the markets we cover. Our team pursues original stories that our ten Cox TV
stations and six News/Talk radio stations won’t see or hear anywhere
If it’s on the network news, we don’t aim to repeat it.
Development of key sources like local lawmakers is crucial. Reporter must be
able to juggle multiple custom packages, active live shots, VO/SOTs and radio
hits each day. Candidate must be open to innovation
and new ways of reporting. The ability to host or anchor programs is a plus.

Qualifications:A minimum of five years TV reporting
experience and a college degree are required. No beginners.  Excellent people skills required. Applicant
must be a team player in a small newsroom where employees wear a lot of hats.
Applicants will be required to fill out an official application and submit to a
background check.

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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