Producer

Location: US-MA-Boston Job Number 1717334 Brand Cox Media Group Northeast, LLC, d/b/a WFXT-TV

Description

POSITION SUMMARY
Cox Media Group is in search of a News Producer who consistently crafts in-depth, fast-paced, memorable newscasts. The successful candidate must be able to own breaking news inside newscasts and in extended coverage. In addition, successful candidates must have an understanding of coverage on all platforms and are expected to help generate enterprise story ideas. Candidates should have at least 3 years of producing experience. Prior experience in newsroom management is a plus.
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Craft relevant, energetic, important and memorable newscasts
  • Develop graphic for production by Design Department
  • Write Opens, Stories, and Teases
  • Assign stories to anchors, writers, and editors for scripting, production and timing
  • Consult with Director, Anchor, and other Producers on production needs
  • Work in the Control Room during broadcast to oversee presentation and changes in format
  • Understand and effectively use all platforms
  • Other duties may be assigned

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS
  • A minimum of 3 years professional experience in local TV news is required
  • Prior news management experience is a plus
  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or University in Journalism or Communications preferred
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Must be thoroughly professional in all aspects of journalism
  • Must be well read on current affairs and have a wide-range working knowledge and understanding of general interest subjects


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-MA-Boston-699 Boylston St

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing