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.

Producer/Photographer in Boston, MA at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 11/25/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Summary

Are you a storyteller? An investigator? Are you driven by a need to find the truth? News Producers report the original content that is the backbone of our news operations.

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.

CMG is in search of a Producer/Photographer who consistently crafts in-depth, fast-paced, memorable newscasts and ensures good story telling through video, live shots and quick editing. The successful candidate must be able to own breaking news inside newscasts and in extended coverage. In addition, successful candidates must have an understanding of coverage on all platforms and are expected to help generate enterprise story ideas.  Collaboration with others is a must for this position, and candidates should be open to feedback and have a desire to grow in their role.  Candidates should have at least 3 years of producing experience. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Craft relevant, energetic, important and memorable newscasts
  • Develop graphic for production by Design Department
  • Write Opens, Stories, and Teases
  • Assign stories to anchors, writers, and editors for scripting, production and timing
  • Consult with Director, Anchor, other Producers, and Managers on production needs
  • Work in the Control Room during broadcast to oversee presentation and changes in format
  • Understand and effectively use all platforms
  • Must be able to shoot packages and live shots with quick turn-around editing.
  • Must be able to run master control.
  • Must be able to acquire SOT’s as a one-man-band.
  • AVID editing proficiency is required
  • Other duties may be assigned

 

 

What we look for

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 3 years professional experience in local TV news is preferred 
  • Prior news management experience is a plus
  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or University in Journalism or Communications preferred
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Must be thoroughly professional in all aspects of journalism
  • Experience as a photojournalist in local news required
  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in Photography or related field preferred
  • Ability to multi task and work under pressure.
  • Able to handle breaking news with ease.
  • Ability to meet assigned deadlines
  • IT Knowledge: Adobe Photoshop, AVID Media Manager, etc. 

Must be well read on current affairs and have a wide-range working knowledge and understanding of general interest subjects

Cox Media Group, Inc. (CMG) is an industry-leading media company with dominant brands, award-winning content, and exceptional people. CMG provides valuable local content to viewers in the communities in which it serves. The company's operations primarily include 65 radio stations delivering all genres of content in 11 markets,33 high-quality, market-leading television stations in 20 markets, and numerous streaming and digital platforms. CMG's portfolio includes primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations. Additionally, the company also offers a full suite of national, regional, local and digital advertising services with CMG Local Solutions, Cox Reps and Gamut.

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