Associate Producer - WFXT TV in Boston, MA at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 3/10/2023

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Job Summary

Boston 25 is looking for an Associate Producer who is looking to grow their skills in a busy newsroom. If you love to be challenged, thrive in a team environment and work great under pressure, Boston 25 is looking for you to join our team of journalists.  We are looking for someone who loves to write, enjoys breaking news, and has confidence to sort through facts and translate that to copy for our award-winning broadcasts.  In this role, the candidate will write accurate and timely copy for our newscasts, coordinate with producers and editors to edit video to go with scripts, and will ultimately have the desire to grow with the desire to produce an entire newscast. 


  • Communicate with reporters and content center to develop storytelling within broadcast   
  • Write for broadcast including opens, teases, pacers, and anything else to create cohesive and compelling newscasts   
  • Work with Executive Producer and Managing Editor to execute daily newscasts     
  • Participate in daily editorial meetings   
  • Build relationships with all team members proactively including anchors and meteorologists   
  • Understand and executes station research   
  • Assist in the production of special projects and other content related to program and/or station   
  • Perform other duties as assigned   



What we look for


  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or University in Journalism or Communications preferred   
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions   
  • Must be thoroughly professional in all aspects of journalism   
  • Must be well read on current affairs and have a wide range working knowledge and understanding of general interest subjects   
  • Ability to prioritize assignments 
  • The ideal candidate will have had some experience in journalism in a professional news organization.  Internships would qualify 
  • Must have strong writing skills and the ability to work with tight deadlines in a team environment 
  • Must be able to work all shifts (nights, weekends, holidays) 
  • Willingness to be coached, and desire to grow to learn how to produce a newscast.  The ability to receive constructive feedback is a must 
  • Must adhere to all newsroom policies 
  • Must be able to perform other duties as assigned 


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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