Location Dayton, Ohio
Job Number 170856
WHIO-TV is looking for strong, passionate and energetic journalists to join the #1 ranked CBS affiliate in America and the home of the nation’s highest rated newscasts! We work on the leading edge of news, charting new courses for how journalism is practiced and delivered to our communities. As part of our team, you’ll work on the front lines of all four major delivery platforms: TV, Digital, Print & Radio. You’ll join a team of journalists in our state-of-the-art 52,000 square foot newsroom. And, with Cox Media Group you’ll be part of a family-owned company rooted in over 100 years of journalism excellence with operations in many of America’s most desirable media markets.
The future of journalism is here, are you ready to join us?
Excellent writing skills that enable you to generate clean, concise content that is balanced and unbiased, complete, in-depth and dependable. Content should not contain errors of fact or judgment.
Display urgency, tenacity and passion to get the best, most complete content quickly on tv by deadline.
Must be able to work in high-pressure, deadline driven situations.
Must know how to showcase all media elements at your disposal to create a standout newscast.
Must understand the importance of and know how to handle breaking news in and out of a newscast.
Must know how to execute top-notch coverage in severe weather situations.
Be able to create breaking news content effectively and communicate to managers as soon as a story is confirmed.
Flexible in scheduling because of the changing needs of news events, including working overtime and being on call, and handle other assignments as needed.
Bachelor’s degree in journalism preferred.
Proficiency in more than one journalism platform.
A thorough understanding of newsroom systems, including iNews, Newsticker, Chyron and non-linear editing, is a plus.
CoxMedia Group (CMG) is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that also includes the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations; more than 60 radio stations; six daily newspapers, more than a dozen non-daily publications; and more than 100 digital sites and services, like Rare.us, Clark.com, Dawg Nation, SEC Country, Hookem.com, and All22. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 31 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million newspaper readers, and nearly 15 million radio listeners.
Cox Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer; Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.
For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at http://www.coxmediagroup.com
Organization: Cox Media Group
Primary Location: US-OH-Dayton-1611 S Main St
Employee Status: Regular
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Unposting Date: Ongoing