Reporter II

Location: US-GA-Atlanta Job Number 1720467 Brand The Atlanta Journal-Constitution


Position Summary

The Reporter will create and distribute social media content to promote editorial content, and serve as digital evangelist for the features and newsroom staff. 


  • Research, write, and produce local-focused content that grows and engages new online audiences
  • Produce daily at least 2 to 3 pieces of online content for and/or
  • Serve as newsroom aficionado and expert on events, festivals, and things to do in the Atlanta-metro area
  • Meet monthly and yearly pageview goals by producing relevant, engaging online content on; monitor online traffic and drive user engagement to stories
  • Create and add video, photos, and other multimedia elements to optimize each story
  • Write, update, and distribute daily social media content for living team, and when needed, for dining; manage and program Twitter and Facebook for weekdays and weekends


  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in journalism or communications, or equivalent in experience.
  • Minimum 2-5 years experience researching, reporting, and writing for digital newsrooms or online publications
  • Strong working knowledge of social media and microblogging platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram; previous experience with Social Flow a plus
  • Familiarity with blogging software and strong understanding of a
  • CMS
  • Ability to newsgather in a fast-paced, digital, deadline-driven environment
  • Demonstrated skills with data interpretation, using metrics and analytics systems such as Google Analytics, Chartbeat, and Crowdtangle
  • Strong knowledge of best practices for online content, search engine optimization, and audience engagement
  • Unmatched commitment to meeting individual and newsroom-wide metric goals
  • Demonstrated diverse journalism skill set, including strengths in online, social, breaking news, and print content. Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Collaborative and entrepreneurial mindset

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

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-GA-Atlanta-223 Perimeter Center Pkwy NE

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing