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Producer at Cox Media Group


Job ID 1720633 Date posted 12/30/2017 Location Tulsa, Oklahoma


Create and execute newscasts based on research information and goals.  They collaborate with reporters on best video and stories of the day.  Work with assignment desk and associate producers to find stories and ensure accurate reporting.  Concise writing and accurate writing is required. Must be willing to also work on the assignment desk and update the web.  Ensures the use of graphics, story selection, and pace are on target with action plans and style guidelines.
Create & execute newscasts
Crafts newscasts based on research and show goals
Communicates with reporters to find the best video stories of the day.
Writes accurate and compelling teases to keep viewers as long as possible.
Works with assignment desk to find stories, help assign reporters and make sure information is confirmed.
Concise, accurate writing that executes research findings.
Ensures graphics, story selection and show pace are on target with action plans and style guidelines.
Orders graphics for newscasts
Booths newscasts, may also need to help tune in live shots.
Assignment desk
Listens to scanners and confirms stories with local police agencies
Answers phones in a consumer friendly manner
Helps dispatch crews
Confirms stories found in papers and other sources
Helps tune in live shots
Update the web
Writes and updates stories for the web when necessary


Education: degree in journalism or related field
Experience: 1 year producing experience
Additional requirements: The ability to multitask, strong organizational skills and solid news judgment. Must be able to keep a cool head under pressure. Strong interpersonal skills are a must.

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 .

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.

Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-OK-Tulsa-2625 South Memorial

Employee Status: Contractual

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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    Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of CoxReps. Additionally, CMG owns Cox Target Media, which operates Valpak, one of North America’s leading direct marketing companies, and Savings.com, a leading online source for savings. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 57 radio stations, eight daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 30 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million print and online newspaper readers, and more than 14 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.

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