General Assignment Reporter - WSB Atlanta Radio in Atlanta, GA at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 5/15/2023

Job Snapshot

Job Summary

CMG WSB Atlanta Radio is looking for its next full-time Reporter! This seasoned journalist joins an elite team of broadcasters. We are looking for a high-energy communicator with strong writing and storytelling skills. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated news junkie who consumes all types of news content. He or she must also be adept at using social media to gather and break stories. The winning candidate must know how to manage tight deadlines, work sources, accurately cover breaking news and enterprise stories.


  • Write news stories that are clear, accurate and unbiased
  • Gather, write, record, edit and deliver news content
  • Ability to develop and effectively pitch story ideas
  • Interview newsmakers, witnesses and authorities
  • Provide live coverage from the scene when breaking news occurs
  • Complete assignments on deadline while continually developing enterprise content.
  • Must be an active consumer of social content
  • Be consistently up to date on local, national and international stories
  • Read and understand complex material and turn it into easily understood copy under deadline pressure
  • Write web stories
  • Experience with news software like Newsboss or Burli
  • There could be an opportunity to fill-in anchor newscasts



What we look for


  • At least 5 years of reporting experience is required; an extensive on-air background as this is not a position for beginners
  • Strong writing and editorial skills
  • An idea-generating journalist with a positive attitude and a standout work ethic
  • Minimum education of a bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field
  • Must be willing to work a schedule that includes holidays and non-traditional work hours
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record

About Cox Media Group
CMG Media Corporation (d/b/a Cox Media Group) is an industry-leading media company with unparalleled brands, award-winning content, and exceptional team members. CMG provides valuable local and national journalism and entertainment content to the people and communities it serves. The company's businesses encompass 14 high-quality, market-leading television brands in 9 markets; 54 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. For more information about CMG, visit


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