Multimedia Journalist - WFOX TV

Location: 

Jacksonville, FL, US, 32224

Location: FL-Jacksonville

Job Title:  Multimedia Journalist - WFOX TV

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Position Overview

WFOX TV Jacksonville is looking for a Multimedia Journalist! The Multimedia Journalist presents daily news content for WFOX TV as well as content on digital and social media.

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

  • 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 

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; 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. For more information about CMG, visit www.coxmediagroup.com.

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Nearest Major Market: Jacksonville