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

Date Posted: 1/8/2023

Job Snapshot

Job Summary

Boston 25 News is looking for an experienced and invested Investigative Producer to work on the 25 Investigates Team. The successful candidate has a track record of breaking significant and valuable local investigative stories. You must have strong research and writing skills with extensive experience with computer-assisted reporting.  25 Investigates is an award-winning unit with multiple investigative reporters who work on both daily investigative stories as well as long-term in-depth reporting.  If you have a passion for giving a voice to the voiceless and holding people accountable, this is your job.  To excel in this role, you must be able to multi-task and thrive in breaking news situations.   The successful candidate will be responsible for investigative content on all platforms. Candidates should have at least 3 years of investigative producing or reporting experience in either television or print journalism. 


  • Research content for investigative stories
  • Produce and write investigative stories
  • Help support daily and long-term investigative work
  • Responsible for providing digital scripts and assets to accompany on-air work
  • Perform surveillance or undercover work as necessary
  • Strong journalistic and editorial judgment
  • Computer Assisted Reporting skills
  • Understanding of basic federal, state and local laws
  • Must be able to work collaboratively as a team, and have great time-management skills
  • Needs to follow all editorial and company policies



What we look for


  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university in Journalism or Communications preferred. 
  • A minimum of 3 years professional experience in local television or print journalism is required
  • TV experience is preferred.


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; 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.

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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