Content Coordinator in Memphis, TN at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 2/15/2021

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Job Summary

Cox Media Group – WHBQ in Memphis has an opening for a Part Time Content Creator to join the newly formed Content Center team. The ideal candidate is someone who loves to gather content and see it through from online and on-air, to social distribution. The applicant needs to have good communication skills, work well with newsroom staff and have technical knowledge of news gathering. Strong editorial judgement is a must, possess strong organizational skills and be digitally savvy. You must be able to work under pressure, meet strict deadlines, be aggressive on breaking news and self-motivated.

 

Responsibilities:

You will be responsible gathering stories and working with your manager to determine the best platform to share those stories.

You will write web content, handle crew logistics, working directly with reporters, photographers, producers and other newsroom managers to stay on top of the news of the day.

Because Memphis is a hub for major news events, you will work with FOX affiliates, CNN, CMG stations, local partners and other media organizations across the country.

You must have working knowledge of live trucks, LiveU, and other broadcast feed paths.

You are responsible for monitoring content resources like station email, phones, scanners, social media and handling logistics for field crews.

You will need to see the big picture and understand the significance of editorial content.

Schedule may include nights, weekends, holidays and overnights.

 

 

 

What we look for

At least 1-year of newsroom experience

BA or equivalent professional experience

Strong understanding of AP-style writing

Strong knowledge of social media platforms

Ability to multi-task, strong organizational and communication skills

Knowledge of the Memphis market is a plus

The ability to sit for extended periods of time, standing, bending, moderate lifting of 25 lbs may be required

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