Special Projects Executive Producer - WSB TV in Atlanta, GA at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 5/26/2023

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Job Summary

The Special Projects Executive Producer at WSB-TV in Atlanta is a creative, fun, and detail-oriented producer who will wear many hats with a goal of generating a large quantity of high quality, branded stories for TV, website, and OTT platforms. 

The perfect candidate will be a proactive self-starter, managing several ongoing projects with little supervision - while seeking to create new ones.  

The position requires a high-level understanding of TV and digital strategy and tactics, including visual storytelling, graphics, teases, and promotional opportunities.  


  • Works closely with news team and digital team generating new content ideas and execution 
  • Craft energetic, important, and memorable stories and segments  
  • Helps support strategy and distribution plan for news, weather and sports content and streaming programming on OTT/digital platforms 
  • Will help with long-term planning for big events, political coverage, and station/community initiatives involving digital platform strategies  
  • Works closely with WSB’s creative team to execute high profile station initiatives and content for newscasts & digital platforms 
  • Helps with daily content by ensuring WSB has unique angles. 
  • Approves stories for TV, digital and streaming.  



What we look for


  • B.A. Degree in Journalism, Communications, or other field of study preferred 
  • 5 or more years special project experience and/or management experience 
  • Digital/OTT experience 
  • Top 25 DMA News market experience preferred 
  • An innovator who can join a diverse team in a changing media environment  
  • Proven news judgement  
  • Must understand and be able to execute on evolving digital platforms 
  • Excellent communicator, make proactive communications a priority 
  • Must be a mentor and effective team leader- willing to give constructive feedback and coaching  
  • Must be willing to work long hours, on-call weekends, as needed 

Why WSB-TV & Atlanta? 

  • It is a newsroom with a legacy of serving the community with outstanding journalism. 
  • One of the fastest growing cities in the country. 
  • Great entertainment and music scene. 
  • Neighborhoods that fit whatever you are looking for, from walkable to suburban. 
  • Great restaurants. 
  • Atlanta beltline and amazing parks. 
  • Just a drive to the North Georgia mountains for beautiful hiking. 


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.

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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