Reporter - WHIO TV


Dayton, OH, US, 45409

Location: OH-Dayton

Job Title:  Reporter - WHIO TV


Position Overview

WHIO TV Dayton, the #1 CBS affiliate in the Nation, is looking for a full-time Reporter to join the WHIO-TV team! 


This MMJ will join a newsroom that emphasizes breaking news, daily investigative reporting and severe weather coverage. MMJ must be able to shoot, edit, write and dig for extra information. They must also be adept at using social media to gather and break stories. Active live is a must.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

•    Demonstrate the ability to enterprise original stories, with unique voices and content that drives newscast viewing; demonstrate the ability to develop sources and work a beat
•    Create breaking news content effectively and communicate to the newsroom as soon as a story is confirmed, and update weather content when weather conditions warrant
•    Demonstrate the ability to shoot and edit video, write scripts, and effectively communicate live on-air
•    Work independently at high standards under deadline pressure
•    Work well with co-workers
•    Generate story ideas daily
•    Shoot and edit video, write scripts, and effectively communicate live on-air

Minimum 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
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Must be thoroughly professional in all aspects of journalism
  • Must be well read on current affairs and have a wide range of working knowledge and understanding of general interest subject
  • Exceptional news judgment and writing skills
  • Must have a valid driver's license and clean driving record

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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Nearest Major Market: Dayton