All Media Journalist I

Dayton, Ohio
May 23, 2019
Editor / Editorial
Metro Area
Full Time

Journalist I

Cox Media
Group Ohio has one of the most advanced, multi-platform newsrooms in the
country (TV, Radio, Newspapers and Digital) is seeking an All-Media Journalist.
We’re looking for a journalist who can write breaking news, enterprise and watchdog
stories for print and digital; shoot video for WHIO-TV packages and our online
products; contribute on-air voicing for radio; and contribute to branded social
media accounts – including Facebook and Twitter – that will be expected to
build our audience. You will work in a digital-first newsroom to provide
digital videos and digital stories. This reporter will join our multi-platform
team of reporters and AMJs in the Dayton newsroom and will
cover general assignment.


converged Ohio newsrooms include three daily newspapers, the top local TV news
station in the country, an award-winning cross-platform Breaking News Desk and
a radio station that reports around the clock.


The ideal
candidate is a reporter and writer with a passion for telling great stories,
and someone who thrives in a fast-paced work environment.


They must:

    • have
      excellent reporting and writing skills, and the ability to write and edit
      quickly for digital

    • use
      research to tailor stories to fit the audience for print, TV, radio and digital

    • have
      a knack for telling stories in a relatable and compelling way

    • have
      a demonstrated social media presence that shows the ability to engage with

    • comfortable
      with shooting and producing photos and video for digital and TV, as well as
      appearing on air for TV, including live shots

    • be
      familiar and comfortable with standards for avoiding libel and slander, and
      have a good grasp of Ohio’s public records laws

    • ability
      to work in high-energy, fast-paced environment and be committed to learning
      throughout their careers.

    • Ability
      to work on weekends.

    • Bachelor’s
      degree in Journalism or related field

    • One
      year or more of related experience

    • A
      portfolio of work that shows good work in reporting, writing and some of
      ability to shoot video and photos and use social media to get and transmit

    • Genuine
      interest in story-telling of all kinds

      is expected to be accurate and complete and according to set deadlines

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

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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