Content Coordinator, Part Time in Dedham, MA at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 7/17/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Summary

WFXT Boston 25 News is in search of a Content Creator who is eager to seek out unique local content and get it to our broadcast and digital platforms.  The successful candidate will be a member of our Content Center team, and must be able to own breaking news on digital and social platforms in a highly competitive market while having excellent news judgement. In addition, successful candidates must have an understanding of broadcast coverage & logistics and are expected to help generate story ideas.  Understands how to confirm information for use on all platforms, and is able to help come up with plans to coordinate reporters and photographers for coverage.  Collaboration with others is a must for this position, and candidates should be open to feedback and have a desire to grow in their role.  Candidates should have at least 2 years of experience in a newsroom.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Communicate and collaborate with newsroom staff in the station and in the field, and coordinate coverage during daily and breaking news events for all platforms
  • Creates new content, and post to digital, streaming, and social platforms.
  • Ability to write for broadcast and digital platforms is a must.
  • Coordinates streaming coverage of live news events and breaking news.
  • Work with other members of our Content Center team to confirm tips and information from public officials in a clear and professional manner.
  • Monitor scanners, social media, and station emails to flag breaking news, and come up with a plan to attack.
  • Answer incoming phone calls, and ability to communicate with the public
  • Other duties may be assigned, and must be able follow all company and station editorial policies and protocols.

 

 

What we look for

  • A minimum of 2 years professional experience in local TV news is preferred
  • Knowledge of content management systems
  • 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

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