News Producer

Location: US-FL-Orlando Job Number 1716821 Brand WFTV-TV


Cox Media Group – Orlando, WFTV/WRDQ has an opening for a competitive and experienced morning Newscast Producer who is serious about making news producing a career.
Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne is a top-20 market with a lot of major news that regularly makes national headlines, and some of those national stories broke live during our morning newscasts.
This person excels in decision-making and debating the merits of a local news story.  He or she must also be able to embrace constant change and demonstrate resilience and a positive attitude, no matter what challenges come up.
Candidates must learn and execute specific station research and branding consistently, to deliver a dynamic and unfolding newscast that holds viewers and regularly surpasses the market competition.
This person already has recent and significant experience producing live, wall-to-wall coverage of hard news events and is a commander in the control room.
Candidates must also excel in a team environment and support producing teammates, as well as solve problems on their own.  He or she is comfortable working on TV, digital, and social media platforms.
  • Win ratings with dynamic newscasts, using local content and creative story-telling techniques that meet our hard news brand.
  • Win all breaking news stories as well as the major news-of-day stories in the market.
  • Understand effective and impactful tease writing and promises of value-based coverage.
  • Must be flexible with scheduling and be able to work different dayparts on occasion, as staffing and news coverage requires.


Education: Bachelor of Journalism or Communications
Experience: 2-3 years producing news in a hard news market

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: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing