REPORTER II - WHIO
Location Dayton, Ohio
Job Number 173376
Brand Cox Media Group Ohio, Inc.
WHIO-TV is looking for strong, passionate and energetic journalists to join the #1 ranked CBS affiliate in America and the home of the nationís 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, youíll work on the front lines of all four major delivery platforms: TV, Digital, Print and Radio. Youíll join a team of more than 200 journalists, working in our state-of-the-art; 52,000 square foot newsroom. And, with Cox Media Group youíll be part of a family-owned company rooted in over 100 years of journalism excellence with operations in many of Americaís most desirable media markets.
Display urgency, tenacity and passion to get the best, most complete content quickly into the digital space and on TV by deadline.
Create breaking news content effectively and communicate to managers as soon as a story is confirmed, and update weather content when weather conditions warrant.
When the first to arrive on the scene of breaking news, quickly assess the situation, relay information to the assignment desk.
Generate clean, concise content that is balanced and unbiased, complete, in-depth and dependable, incorporating, where appropriate, a diverse range of sources. Content should not contain errors of fact or judgment.
Demonstrate the ability to enterprise original stories, with unique voices and content that drives newscast viewing.
Use strong interviewing skills and demonstrate voice and/or script-writing skills by providing live and/or recorded content for use on radio.
Demonstrate social media savvy and use technology to file content remotely.
Are flexible in scheduling because of the changing needs of news events, including working overtime and being on call, and handle other assignments as needed.
Additional responsibilities and qualifications:
Report regularly on breaking and developing weather events and their aftermath.
Maintain speed, quality and clarity on air while describing breaking news.
Create multiple news stories per day.
File reports for radio and digital.
Pleasant-speaking voice with clear articulation.
Bachelorís degree preferred and 2-3 years of professional television reporting experience.
Valid driverís license.
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 countryís biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. The companyís 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
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Unposting Date: Ongoing