Cox Media Group Ohio has one of the most advanced, multi-platform newsrooms in the country (TV, Radio, Newspapers and Digital) is seeking an All-Media Journalist. We’re looking for a journalist who can write breaking news, enterprise and watchdog stories for print and digital; shoot video for WHIO-TV packages and our online products; contribute on-air voicing for radio; and contribute to branded social media accounts – including Facebook and Twitter – that will be expected to build our audience. You will work in a digital-first newsroom to provide digital videos and digital stories. This reporter will join our multi-platform team of reporters and AMJs in the Dayton newsroom and will cover general assignment.
Our converged Ohio newsrooms include three daily newspapers, the top local TV news station in the country, an award-winning cross-platform Breaking News Desk and a radio station that reports around the clock.
The ideal candidate is a reporter and writer with a passion for telling great stories, and someone who thrives in a fast-paced work environment.
• have excellent reporting and writing skills, and the ability to write and edit quickly for digital
• use research to tailor stories to fit the audience for print, TV, radio and digital
• have a knack for telling stories in a relatable and compelling way
• have a demonstrated social media presence that shows the ability to engage with readers
• comfortable with shooting and producing photos and video for digital and TV, as well as appearing on air for TV, including live shots
• be familiar and comfortable with standards for avoiding libel and slander, and have a good grasp of Ohio’s public records laws
• ability to work in high-energy, fast-paced environment and be committed to learning throughout their careers.
• Ability to work on weekends.
• Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related field
• One year or more of related experience
• A portfolio of work that shows good work in reporting, writing and some of ability to shoot video and photos and use social media to get and transmit information
• Genuine interest in story-telling of all kinds
Work is expected to be accurate and complete and according to set deadlines