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MultiMedia Recruiting Reporter

Cox Media Group


Location:
Atlanta, GA
Date:
08/16/2017
2017-08-162017-09-14
Job Code:
176259
Cox Media Group
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Job Details

Company Cox Media Group
Title: MultiMedia Recruiting Reporter
JobID: 176259
Category: Editorial and Newsroom
Industry: Cox Media Group
Job Type: Full-time

Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

Cox Media Group is seeking multi-media sports reporter to cover college football and recruiting, as well as being responsible for related content that drives audience growth on social media


JOB DUTIES:

50% as a sports reporter, covering football and basketball of colleges in the assigned area, as well as report on recruiting.


50% as an associate content editor, curating published material and managing all social distribution channels serving fans for those teams.


JOB TASKS

  • Writer/blogger should be able to recognize breaking news and trends related to college beat and originate ideas for content
  • Report and write with a strong sense of urgency, energy and tenacity
  • Engages and embraces the community through frequent posts online, pieces in print and appearances in other media
  • Write clearly and authoritatively, with sophistication, absolute accuracy and balance, all while doing it on deadline and in a variety of technology tools and social media platforms.
  • As an editor, must understand what the fan audience needs and wants each day of the week and have the ability to see and produce socially sharable content consistently throughout the day.
  • Creates photo galleries, quizzes, memes, GIFs from photographs and videos
  • Manages, approves and edits/rewrites content from outside sources
  • Measures and is accountable for page views and visit targets for content he or she has created
  • Produce smartphone photos and videos and collect data and other information for maps, charts and other supplemental content.
  • Manage time effectively, juggling long-term and short-term work. Consistently meets deadlines set for print and digital needs, including advance deadlines.
  • Collaborates effectively with others, along with communicate and work effectively with a team of sports journalists to give a complete picture of sports coverage
  • Must have reliable transportation, or access to it, and be able to travel within the assigned area when needed. 

Qualifications

EDUCATION:

Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, marketing, public relations, advertising, social media or related field.


EXPERIENCE:

1-3 years of experience creating content for a business-to-consumer website preferred.

Demonstrated strong news judgment.  

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Established social media presence on various platforms. Interest particularly in Twitter, Facebook, lnstagram, Pinterest, Reddit, Vine, Google+. (Candidates should supply handles for verification.) 

Flexibility in shift starting times and in work location.


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.  

 

Cox Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer; Minorities/Veterans/Women/Disabled.


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-223 Perimeter Center Pkwy NE

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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