Investigative Reporter

Cox Media

WSB-TV

Description
WSB-TV is seeking an experienced Investigative Reporter to join their team!
Responsibilities:
Develop, write, produce and present investigative and news stories on television, the web and mobile.
Enterprise stories by developing sources and contacts.
Make creative use of live technology to help tell a story.
Understand and implement station’s research-based goals.
Writes and produces packages and reports live.
Write and produce content for WSBTV.COM; use public records requests and FOIA to obtain information; use databases to research statistics and facts; gather and verify facts through interviews, research and surveillance if necessary.
Responsible for producing daily enterprise stories as well as investigative stories for major ratings periods.
Schedule may include nights, weekends, holidays and overtime as needed.
Actively and responsibly participates in social media to extend station brand.
Qualifications
Must have strong writing and editorial skills; professional, smooth on-camera delivery; ability to handle multiple projects at once and meet deadlines; ability to develop highly promotable ideas for ratings periods; computer literacy with database experience; ability to handle projects from start to finish, collaborating with special projects producers; knowledge of legal and ethical requirements for investigative reporting; experience on surveillance shoots; ability to ad-lib in breaking news situations; ability to make quick decisions and turn multiple stories in a day when necessary; ability to develop sources and build relationships to generate stories; strong communication skills; flexibility to work unusual hours at times.
College degree preferred
Minimum 5 years investigative reporter experience in medium to large television markets.
Cox Media Group (CMG) is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that also includes the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps – the country’s biggest television rep firm – Gamut, and Videa.  The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations; more than 60 radio stations; six daily newspapers, more than a dozen non-daily publications; and more than 100 digital sites and services, like Rare.us, Clark.com, Dawg Nation, SEC Country, Hookem.com, and All22. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 31 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million newspaper readers, and nearly 15 million radio listeners.  For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.

Organization: Cox Media Group
Primary Location: US-GA-Atlanta-1601 W Peachtree St NE

Employee Status: Regular
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Shift: Variable –
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing

To apply for this job please visit the following URL: http://coxmediagroup.com/ →

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