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 in Atlanta, GA at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 6/20/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Summary

Cox Media Group is looking for a Newscast Producer to create a daily national newscast that airs over the air in more than a dozen markets and on all of CMG’s streaming platforms.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

The producer chosen will be a corporate employee and work with all our CMG markets to gather the most compelling content and create a fast-paced, high-energy, balanced newscast. This position is made for someone who is innovative, loves showcasing, and can add context to complicated stories. 

  • A Producer must be skilled in crafting broadcast ready scripts that are accurate and conversational.
  • This person is expected to write a variety of scripts including lead-ins, vo's, tags, teases etc.
  • High performing Producers will also be expected to write packages and/or copy edit, when needed.
  • Producer is also responsible for making editorial decisions on daily content acquisition and placement.
  • The ideal candidate also must be able to provide excellent communication and customer service to markets and the ability to collaborate with co-workers.

 

 

What we look for

WHAT YOU WILL BRING:

  • Requirements for this position include 2 years or more producing experience and 3-5 years total news experience. Experience in local news is required.
  • Creative written and oral skills are also essential, as well as strong organizational skills and flexibility.
  • Minimum of three years line producing in medium to large markets 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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