DC Correspondent

Location Washington, District of Columbia Job Number 1713754 Brand CMG Washington News Bureau


The Cox Media Group Washington Bureau is seeking an enterprising, experienced and energetic hard-news local reporter. The perfect fit has Capitol Hill experience and an investigative background. We want a journalist with good instincts and creative ideas who knows how to dig, uncover and tell a story.
One of the major responsibilities for this job is bringing well-developed enterprise stories to each morning meeting. We are looking for a journalist who will also turn compelling investigative reports and provide multiple active live shots and look lives per day. We are all about LOCAL news and the pursuit of original stories our stations will not see anywhere else. If it’s on the networks, we don’t aim to repeat it. Development of key Washington sources that impact our local markets is crucial. Reporter will be required to find and report localized news stories in Washington that will air on our multiple Cox stations across the country. Reporter must be able to juggle multiple packages and customization requests. A normal day includes several custom packages, vosots and radio hits, while maintaining a social media presence.


  • 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, 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 Rare.us, Clark.com, Dawg Nation, SEC Country, Hookem.com, 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 www.coxmediagroup.com.

Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-DC-Washington-400 N Capitol St NW

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing