Associate Producer (Part-Time) - WFTV in Orlando, FL at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 3/17/2023

Job Snapshot

Job Summary

CMG Orlando WFTV is looking for an Associate Producer who is looking to tell truly compelling stories and constantly be ready to update those stories with new information. As a key member of our team, the Associate Producer will be heavily involved in breaking news and keeping content fresh consistently. 


  • Generate ideas, source videos, show solid news judgment, and work under tight deadline pressure. 
  • Work alongside anchors, reporters, producers, and managers to complete assignments 
  • Show initiative to produce content while also working collaboratively as a team. 
  • Work varied hours, holidays, weekends and during severe weather situations as needed and/or scheduled. 
  • This position requires availability for overnight, early morning, night, weekend, and holiday schedules. 
  • Complete non-exempt time sheet completely, accurately and on deadline. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 



What we look for


  • Minimum of 1 year experience as an Associate Producer preferred but not required. 
  • A strong foundation in journalism, mass communication, and/or media studies is preferred.  
  • The ideal candidate will be curious by nature, and approach every assignment with an open mind, eager to learn. 
  • Preferred candidates must be strong writers open to daily feedback and critique aimed at career growth. 
  • Must be well organized, able to manage multiple projects and work well under pressure. 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and a desire to react to breaking news. 


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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