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.

Reporter - WSOC TV in Charlotte, NC at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 5/12/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Summary

WSOC Charlotte is in search of a Full-time Reporter for station newscasts. The successful candidate will excel at regularly breaking and enterprising significant, local stories. These seasoned journalists love to dig for extra information, cultivate sources, love to be live in the field and expect to win. Reporter is expected to be skilled at using social media to gather information on stories, and to break stories. 

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Enterprise stories by developing sources and contacts. 
  • Write and produce news stories for television, web, and mobile. 
  • Make creative use of live technology to help tell a story. 
  • Understand and implement station's research-based goals. 
  • Reporter will be expected to enterprise stories, provide active live shots, and use process story-telling techniques. 
  • Reporter must utilize social media/digital platforms. 
  • Must be able to work under tight deadlines and respond quickly to breaking news. 
  • Reporter maybe asked to make public appearances for the station. 
  • Schedule may include nights, weekends, holidays and overtime as needed.   

 

 

What we look for

WHAT YOU WILL BRING:

  • BA Degree in Journalism, Communications, or Other is strongly preferred.

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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