Effective October 1, 2021, all newly hired CMG employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. CMG will provide reasonable accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

Digital Content Producer (Part-Time) - WJAX/WFOX in Jacksonville, FL at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 5/20/2022

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Job Summary

Do you work effectively across multiple mediums? Do you have a firm grasp on what moves the needle across digital and social networks? Can you combine journalistic know-how with versatile media skills? Digital Content Producers create the original content that is the backbone of our news operations. 

A Digital Content Producer is a skilled writer and an expert in the field of social media. They operate as an integral member of the Digital Desk, but their primary responsibility is to drive results to help us meet analytics-based goals and convert digital users into television viewers. 

Attributes for this position:  

  • Strong writer with the ability to flourish in a fast-paced newsroom environment 
  • Knowledge of web content management systems and social media platforms 
  • Decisive decision maker who can turn stories under strict deadlines 

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Gather, create and post content accurately and timely onto digital platforms in support of our digital strategies. These duties include writing web stories, managing placement of content on the website, and posting to our social media channels. 
  • Constantly monitor web and social analytics and use social tools to make strategic decisions. 
  • Work with reporters and photographers to gather material that will enhance digital stories. 
  • Cull social media sites for comments and content to help drive and enhance our editorial process. 
  • Track story developments, both local and national, and communicate with the newsroom throughout the day. 
  • Assist assignment editors by fielding phone calls, listening to police/emergency scanners for breaking news, and communicating with officials as needed to confirm developments. 

 

 

What we look for

WHAT YOU WILL BRING:

  • The successful candidate will have at least one year of solid digital, broadcast or print journalism experience, along with demonstrated creative and innovative use of social media. 
  • Command of HTML code, Adobe Photoshop, non-linear editing is beneficial, but not required 
  • Knowledge of tri-state region is beneficial, but not required 
  • The candidate should have a degree in journalism, communications, or a related field of study. 

WHAT WE OFFER YOU: WHY YOU SHOULD WORK AT CMG

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.

We provide valuable local content to viewers in the communities we serve through our 33 high-quality, market-leading television stations in 20 markets, 53 top-performing radio stations delivering all genres of content in 11 markets, and numerous streaming and digital platforms. Our portfolio includes primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations. We also offer a full suite of national, regional, local, and digital advertising services with CMG Local Solutions, CoxReps and Gamut.

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.

We promote the safety and well-being of our employees by requiring that all newly hired CMG employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. CMG will provide reasonable accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. 

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!

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