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Multimedia Journalist in Vestal, NY at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 5/28/2022

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Job Summary

WICZ-TV – FOX 40 News is an award-winning news station in the Binghamton, NY market located in upstate New York. The station is a subsidiary of Cox Media Group.  
 

WICZ-TV - FOX 40 News is looking for full-time weekday Multimedia Journalist. We are looking for *two* Multimedia Journalists with a passion for visual storytelling, can go LIVE, and wants to develop their reporting skills.   

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Write, shoot, edit and produce content for multiple platforms  
  • Work well under pressure and meet daily deadlines  
  • Must have strong news and editorial judgment  
  • Operate a company vehicle to assignments 
  • Must have excellent communication skills  
  • Candidate must be polished, professional and personable 
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments  
  • Knowledge of journalistic ethics and libel law 
  • Perform other duties as assigned 
  • Must be flexible with schedule and hours 

 To apply for this job please include a link to your reel on your resume and cover letter. 

 

 

What we look for

Qualifications:  

  • 4-year-degree in journalism preferred
  • Strong and engaging news writing  
  • Energetic delivery and relatable presence  
  • Deadline driven  
  • Engage and produce timely content on social media 
  • Open schedule (evening and/or weekend hours may be required)

 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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