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 Alexandria, LA at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 1/28/2022

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Job Summary

The Multi-Media Journalist presents daily news content for a multi-layered platform, which includes on-air, web and social media. The ideal candidate demonstrates solid news judgment and storytelling abilities, with a passion for delivering original, imaginative content every day. A successful MMJ candidate will write, shoot, edit and present compelling content both on-air and online.

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.


GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Demonstrate exemplary verbal and written communication skills
  • Have exceptional news judgment and writing skills
  • Be able to work independently at high standards under deadline pressure
  • Have good leadership and communication skills
  • Work will with co-workers
  • Generate story ideas daily
  • Have a flexible schedule and be willing to fill in when called upon
  • Ability to shoot and edit video, write scripts, and effectively communicate live on-air
  • Reviews copy and corrects errors in content, grammar and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines
  • Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions
  • Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas

 

 

What we look for

If you have a passion for local news and you are ready to cover the most important stories in Central Louisiana, we may be a match. To apply for this position and join the Cox Media Group family, send your cover letter, resume, and link or work sample to Jim Chancey at jchancey@klax-tv.com

 

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No Phone Calls Please.

 

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