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.

Sr. Anchor - WFTV in Orlando, FL at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 5/13/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Summary

This position shall have the customary duties of a news anchor for the Company’s station, including without limitation, covering and reporting news as scheduled or needed; representing the station at public events; and advancing and promoting stories on all digital platforms. 

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • clear/accurate and represent the station’s benchmark goals. 
  • Deliver news copy on camera in a credible and professional manner, as scheduled or needed 
  • Contribute daily to all station digital platforms and initiatives, including social media. 
  • Deliver news copy on camera in a credible and professional manner, as scheduled or needed 
  • Use creativity and imagination, and exercise independent professional judgment in investigating, reporting, interviewing, writing, editing and delivering news stories and assigned events 
  • Maintain a well-groomed, professional appearance 
  • Attend and participate in editorial meetings, as scheduled 
  • Contribute to story ideas 
  • Professionally represent station at promotions and community affair events 

 

 

What we look for

WHAT YOU WILL BRING:

  • Minimum education of a Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field 
  • Minimum of 5 years reporting/anchoring

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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