Consumer Producer

Location
Seattle, Washington State
Salary
competitive
Posted
Aug 13, 2019
Specialty
Editor / Editorial
Metro Area
Seattle
Duration
Full Time
CONSUMER
PRODUCER



 

SUMMARY:  The Consumer Producer is a self-starter who
can work independently on investigative consumer stories.  They must have ability to conceptualize a
story from beginning to end including vetting consumer emails and phone calls
for possible coverage, researching information for stories and interacting with
policy makers and business leaders.  They
must be able to establish contacts, manages tips, handle records
requests, conduct interviews and craft investigative stories.  They must also be proficient in handling
legal and ethical issues as they arise. 
The Consumer Producer will be responsible for seeing stories through
promotions, graphics, editing and social/digital team.  They will also manage the unit’s
social/digital team.



 

ESSENTIAL
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
include the following. Other
duties may be assigned.



  • Responsible for establishing contacts, managing tips, handling
    records requests, conducting interviews and craft investigative stories. 

  • The producer is responsible for working on multiple stories
    concurrently.  This responsibility
    involves collaborating with multiple people and departments including
    promotions, graphics, editing, social, and digital.

  • Managing the unit’s social/digital team by working with the
    jessejones.com digital producer.

  • The person will also post and have some oversight on the social
    posts to Jesse’s social channels.









Qualifications:QUALIFICATION
REQUIREMENTS
: To perform this job
successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the
knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions.



  • Must be a self-starter who can work independently on investigative
    consumer stories. 

  • Have the ability to conceptualize a story from beginning to end
    including vetting consumer emails and phone calls for possible coverage,
    researching information for stories and interacting with policy makers and
    business leaders. 

  • Must be proficient in handling legal and ethical issues as they
    arise. 







 

EDUCATION and/or
EXPERIENCE:



  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Prior experience with consumer or investigative journalism preferred.

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience as a journalist preferred.






 


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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