Anchor/Reporter - WFXT TV in Boston, MA at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 3/10/2023

Job Snapshot

Job Summary

Boston 25 News is looking for a dynamic, curious, and engaged Anchor/Reporter who is interested in breaking stories, making strong ties in the community, and representing the station at public events.  The ideal candidate will have a strong track record of being a station leader, good newsroom citizen, and enterprising reporter bringing unique content and wanting to be the lead when big news breaks.  We are looking for someone who is well-versed in promoting good journalism on social platforms, and celebrating the stories that make your community great.  



  • Assist in writing, pre-production and broadcast preparation; making certain stories are clear/accurate and represent the station’s benchmark goals.  Helping to copy-edit scripts to avoid on-air errors as last line of defense. 
  • Deliver news copy on camera in a credible and professional manner, as regularly scheduled or needed as defined by management 
  • Reporting live on-location in the field or in studio as assigned, visually showcasing a story with active liveshots and standups. 
  • Responsible for daily pitching of enterprise ideas, researching stories, and setting up and conducting interviews and stories to be part of multi-platform content creation 
  • Work to help execute the station’s strategies as laid out by leadership 
  • Other duties as assigned 

Digital Platforms

  • Communicate with digital staff on story updates and provide “process scripts.” 
  • Contribute daily to all station digital platforms and initiatives, including social media. 
  • Represent the station in a professional manner on all digital platforms including social media. 

Contribute to editorial content/planning

  • Attend and participate in editorial meetings, as scheduled 
  • Contribute to story ideas in line with station’s target audience 
  • Attend scheduled meetings with General Manager, News Director, or other departmental managers/employees or company consultants relating to job duties 

Public appearances/community affairs

  • Professionally represent station at promotions and community affair events 
  • Participate in planning of said events 
  • Actively represent station through participation with outside charitable causes



What we look for


  • Minimum education of a Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field 
  • Minimum of 3 years reporting/anchoring 


CMG is an industry-leading media company with dominant brands, award-winning content, and exceptional people – and you could be one of them! We are a start-up built on a 100-year history of blazing trails in the world of media. Over that time, our skilled journalists and storytellers have covered war and peace, tragedies and celebrations, small moments, and global movements.  We are relying on our longstanding experience and entrepreneurial mentality to build a media company that is modern, agile, and uniquely positioned for the future.

CMG provides valuable local and national journalism and entertainment content to the people and communities it serves. The company's businesses include 14 high-quality, market-leading television brands in 9 markets; 52 top-performing radio stations delivering multiple genres of content in 11 markets; a Washington, DC news bureau; and numerous streaming and digital platforms. CMG's TV portfolio includes multiple primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, Telemundo and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations.

We offer rewarding and challenging careers that encourage growth and development. We take care of our people with industry-leading total rewards offerings that includes medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and accident insurance as well as, a best-in-class wellness program, 401(k) matching and time-off programs.

CMG may require proof of COVID-19 vaccination upon hire or during employment as a term and condition of employment unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law.

If this description fits and CMG sounds like a company you want to work for, we’d love to have you join us. Apply today!

Cox Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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