General Assignment Reporter WSB-TV develops, writes, produces and presents News stories on television, the web and mobile.
- Enterprise stories by developing sources and contacts.
- Write and produce news stories for television, web, and mobile,
- Make creative use of live technology to help tell a story.
- Understand and implement station's research-based goals.
- Achieve measurable performance goals (enterprise stories, active live shots, process story- telling, etc)
- Utilize technology (i-phones, laptop computer, mobile cameras, social media etc) in news gathering process.
- Meet deadlines.
- Work with managers and station coaches/consultants to achieve performance goals; make public appearances for station.
- Schedule may include nights, weekends, holidays and overtime as needed.
- Actively and responsibly participates in social media to extend station brand.
- Must have strong writing and editorial skills.
- Professional, smooth on camera delivery.
- Ability to ad-lib in breaking news situations.
- Ability to make quick decisions and to turn multiple stories in a day when necessary.
- Ability to develop sources and build relationships with newsmakers in order to generate stories.
- Ability to meet deadlines.
- Computer-based reporting skills.
- Passion and enthusiasm for the job.
- Strong communication skills.
- Willingness to work overtime when necessary,high ethical standards.
- Must be a team player.
- College degree, minimum 5 years’ experience in medium to large television markets
About Cox Media Group
Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers, and digital sites. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. The company also offers a full suite of local and regional advertising services through its Local Solutions and Ideabar businesses. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly across all platforms. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.
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Organization: Cox Media Group
Primary Location: US-GA-Atlanta-1601 W Peachtree St NE
Employee Status: Regular
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Unposting Date: Ongoing