Traffic Anchor/Reporter - WFOX/WJAX TV in Jacksonville, FL at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 11/15/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Summary

CBS47/FOX30 Action News Jax is looking for its next Traffic Anchor/ Reporter in sunny Jacksonville, Florida! The job involves anchoring traffic 5 days a week and enterprise reporting 2 days a week.  Candidates should have anchoring experience with traffic anchoring preferred. Our morning anchors are newsroom leaders who help mentor and grow producers.  We are looking for a self-starter who works well under tight deadlines and can also dig up transportation/traffic stories. 

WHAT YOU WILL DO: 

  • Delivers scripted and ad-lib material with professionalism, personality, and purpose 
  • Works with and guides reporters and producers in newscast production 
  • Plans, gathers, and assembles stories 
  • Works with photographers to gather and edit compelling video and sound 
  • Coordinates with news managers and producers to develop stories that going beyond the surface details to accentuate unique enterprise angles and exclusive content 
  • Can juggle multiple stories and projects at once, demonstrate exceptional time-management skills and meet deadlines under pressure 
  • An ability to summarize information in easy-to-understand components 
  • Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards 
  • Appears on behalf of the station at public events 

 

 

What we look for

WHAT YOU WILL BRING: 

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent work experience 
  • Reporting experience (2-3 years preferred) 
  • Traffic or anchoring experience (1-2 years preferred) 
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions and carry up to 50 pounds 
  • Valid driver’s license and a clear driving record 
  • Ability to work varied shifts including overnights and weekends 
  • Can deal with the stress of pressures of time-sensitive newscast production 

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.

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; 54 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.

CMG may require proof of COVID-19 vaccination upon hire or during employment as a term and condition of employment unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law.

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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