News Producer - WFTV


Orlando, FL, US, 32801

Location: FL-Orlando-South

Job Title:  News Producer - WFTV

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Position Overview

Cox Media Group – Orlando, WFTV/WRDQ is in search of a News Producer who consistently crafts in-depth, fast-paced, memorable newscasts. The successful candidate must be able to own breaking news inside newscasts and in extended coverage. Must be able to showcase content using newsroom set and tools to enhance storytelling.  In addition, successful candidates 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.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create a newscast using content that meets our research guidelines 
  • Incorporate station research and branding consistently to deliver a dynamic and unfolding viewing experience   
  • Produce newscasts with ease and exhibit strong news judgment, as well as have recent experience producing live, wall-to-wall coverage of hard news events 
  • Candidates must also embrace change, breaking news, and fluid newscasts, and be comfortable working with digital and social newsgathering and news-distributing platforms. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Journalism or Communications 
  • 2-3 years producing news in a hard news market 
  • Ability to pick up shifts in additional dayparts, as needed 
  • Understand effective and impactful tease writing and promises of value-based coverage 
  • Flexibility to change content within newscast often and effortlessly 
  • Ability to communicate clearly and delegate effectively 

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

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