Associate Producer

Location Orlando, Florida Job Number 1713031 Brand WFTV-TV


Cox Media Group – Orlando, WFTV/WRDQ has an opening for a part-time Associate Producer.  This is an exceptional opportunity for someone looking to launch a career in broadcast journalism.  This candidate must have strong writing skills, and come to work with an awareness of local, national, and international news.  Candidate must be able to take direction, be receptive to critical feedback, and demonstrate an ability to improve skills quickly, during his or her time on the job.  Candidate MUST be able to work schedules that are overnight, night-side, or weekends – this is not a 9a-5p Monday-Friday position.
  • Writes newscast stories as assigned with speed, accuracy, and brevity, with an awareness of viewer value & process story-telling
  • Demonstrates strong communication skills
  • Takes direction from newscast producers and works seamlessly with a team to get broadcasts to air
  • Knows how to ask questions about what’s missing in a story and gather basic information from news releases, websites, and phone calls.
  • Helps to monitor wires/news websites/Twitter/Facebook/social media and assists with limited social media posting as needed.


Education:    Bachelor of Journalism or Communications preferred, advanced college students pursuing a Journalism/Communications line of coursework in Central Florida are also eligible
Experience:     Prior writing/working experiences in a newsroom is preferred
Physical Requirements:     Flexible/able to pick up additional shifts as needed; already located in Central Florida is a plus

About Cox Media Group

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers and non-daily publications; and digital sites and services, like,, Dawg Nation, SEC Country,, Mundo Hispanico, Southern Kitchen and All22. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at

Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-FL-Orlando-490 E South St

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Variable

Travel: No

Schedule: Part-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing