Reporter/Anchor in Atlanta, GA at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 7/10/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Summary

This position shall have the customary duties of a Reporter and Weekend evening 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.

JOB DUTIES:

Anchoring/Reporting – 60%

  • Assist in writing, pre-production and broadcast preparation; making certain stories are clear/accurate and represent the station’s benchmark goals
  • 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

Digital Platforms – 20%

  • Communicate with digital staff on story updates and provide “process scripts.”
  • Contribute daily to all station digital platforms and initiatives, including social media.
  • Represent the station in a professional manner on all digital platforms including social media.

Contribute to editorial content/planning – 10%

  • Attend and participate in editorial meetings, as scheduled
  • Contribute to story ideas
  • Attend scheduled meetings with General Manager, News Director, Operations Manager or other departmental managers/employees relating to job duties

Public appearances/community affairs – 10%

  • Professionally represent station at promotions and community affair events
  • Participate in planning of said events
  • Actively represent station through participation with outside charitable causes



 

 

What we look for

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

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