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.

Multi-media Journalist in Dayton, OH at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 1/12/2022

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Job Summary

WHIO-TV is looking for a passionate, energetic, and curious journalist to join the #1 ranked CBS affiliate in America and the home of the nation’s highest-rated newscasts!

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.

WHIO-TV is focused on gathering and delivering news with value to our viewers, in innovative ways. WHIO-TV is committed to accuracy, fairness, and trust. We focus on weather, breaking news, investigative and impactful news that matters to our viewers most.

A Multi-Media Journalist must be a skilled photojournalist and writer, with a keen sense of curiosity, the ability to use public records to delivery facts and accuracy, and the ability to communication skills to command the interview—whether it’s the person on the street, or a high-level public official. The MMJ is responsible for both the on-air and online content of their story. You’ll be joining an award-winning, experienced team of journalists, working in our state-of-the-art; 52,000 square foot newsroom.

Responsibilities
-Display urgency, tenacity and passion to get the best, most complete content quickly into the digital space and on tv by deadline.
-Create breaking news content effectively and communicate to managers as soon as a story is confirmed, and update weather content when weather conditions warrant.

-Generate clean, concise content that is balanced and unbiased, complete, in-depth, and dependable, incorporating, where appropriate, a diverse range of sources. Content should not contain errors of fact or judgment.
-Demonstrate the ability to enterprise original stories, with unique voices and content that drives newscast viewing; demonstrate the ability to develop sources and work a beat
-Use strong interviewing skills and demonstrate voice and/or script-writing skills by providing live and/or recorded content for use on radio.

-Demonstrate social media savvy and use technology to file content remotely.

-Are flexible in scheduling because of the changing needs of news events, including working overtime, overnights, or weekends; and being on call, and handle other assignments as needed.

-Ability to focus on the value in a story, to be authentic in your delivery, to present your story live, and the ability to obtain “real people” interviews and perspectives in your stories

-Strong videography and video editing skills, coupled with writing skill

-Must have a positive, can-do attitude, and the ability to work with a team

-Must be able to take direction and feedback from supervisors to help grow your skill set

 

 

What we look for

-Pleasant-speaking voice with clear articulation, proper grammar

-Experience with Avid I-news, editing preferred

-Experience with HD video camera, tripod use, cell phone skills

-Bachelor’s degree preferred and 2-3 years of professional television reporting experience.
-Valid driver’s license and clear driving record

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