Producer - WSB TV


Atlanta, GA, US, 30309

Location: GA-Atlanta

Job Title:  Producer - WSB TV

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Position Overview

Are you a storyteller? An investigator? Are you driven by a need to find the truth? Producers report the original content that is the backbone of our news operations. 

WSB TV Atlanta is in search of a Writer/Producer who consistently crafts in-depth, fast-paced, memorable stories. The successful candidate must have an understanding of coverage on all platforms and are expected to help generate enterprise story ideas. Collaboration with others is a must for this position, and candidates should be open to feedback and have a desire to grow in their role.  Candidates should have at least 2 years of producing experience.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Communicates with reporters and content center to develop storytelling within broadcast 
  • Writes for broadcast including intros and tags creating cohesive storytelling 
  • Works with Executive Producer and Managing Editor to execute daily newscasts   
  • Ability to prioritize assignments   
  • Participates in daily editorial meetings 
  • Commands control in control room by communicating clear vision to production team, reporters and anchors 
  • Builds relationships with all team members proactively including anchors and meteorologists. 
  • Understands and executes station research 
  • Assists in the production of special projects and other content related to program and/or station 
  • Performs other duties as assigned 
  • Balance of strong journalist skills, ability to execute action plans and creative vision to support strong show delivery 
  • Ability to recognize stories with potential and develop them into compelling broadcast content 
  • Ability to scour social media for story ideas and make calls to confirm 
  • Excellent time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize, multi-task and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment  

Minimum Qualifications

  • Prior news management experience is a plus 
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions 
  • Must be thoroughly professional in all aspects of journalism 

Preferred Qualifications

  • A minimum of 2 years professional experience in local TV news is preferred  
  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or University in Journalism or Communications preferred 

About Cox Media Group
CMG Media Corporation (d/b/a Cox Media Group) is an industry-leading media company with unparalleled brands, award-winning content, and exceptional team members. CMG provides valuable local and national journalism and entertainment content to the people and communities it serves. The company's businesses encompass 14 high-quality, market-leading television brands in 9 markets; 49 top-performing radio stations delivering multiple genres of content in 10 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. For more information about CMG, visit

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