News Producer - WFTV in Orlando, FL at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 3/17/2023

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Job Summary

Cox Media Group – Orlando, WFTV/WRDQ has an opening for a News Producer! Candidates must excel in decision-making, writing, teamwork, and be a leader in both the newsroom and the control room.   


  • Create a newscast using content that meets our research guidelines 
  • Incorporate station research and branding consistently to deliver a dynamic and unfolding viewing experience   
  • Produce newscasts with ease and exhibit strong news judgment, as well as have recent experience producing live, wall-to-wall coverage of hard news events 
  • Candidates must also embrace change, breaking news, and fluid newscasts, and be comfortable working with digital and social newsgathering and news-distributing platforms. 



What we look for


  • Bachelor of Journalism or Communications 
  • 2-3 years producing news in a hard news market 
  • Ability to pick up shifts in additional dayparts, as needed 
  • Understand effective and impactful tease writing and promises of value-based coverage 
  • Flexibility to change content within newscast often and effortlessly 
  • Ability to communicate clearly and delegate effectively 


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; 52 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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