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Cox Media Group


Location:
Pittsburgh, PA
Date:
06/26/2017
2017-06-262017-07-25
Job Code:
1617875
Cox Media Group
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Job Details

Company Cox Media Group
Title: Reporter
JobID: 1617875
Category: Broadcast
Industry: Cox Media Group
Job Type: Full-time

Description

An enterprising and energetic hard-news reporter.  This reporter will join a newsroom that emphasizes breaking news, daily investigative reporting and severe weather coverage.

Reporter must dig for extra information.  He or she must also be adept at using social media to gather and break stories. Active live is a must.


JOB TASKS

Enterprise ideas and develop relationships with sources

  • Reaches out to sources and fosters a relationship
  • Remains extremely knowledgeable of all local and national news
  • Pitches original, local stories with impact
  • Follows research guidelines when fertilizing ideas

Crafts & presents stories 

  • Works with photojournalist to craft a story that includes real people
  • May need to shoot & edit story
  • Writes accurate, grammatically correct scripts
  • Digs for information
  • Follows time guidelines
  • Presents stories live as needed

Update the web

  • Uses station guidelines in using social media.


Qualifications

  • Degree in journalism or related field
  • 3 years reporting experience
  • The ability to multitask, strong organizational skills and solid news judgment.
  • Must be able to keep a cool head under pressure.
  • Strong interpersonal skills are a must.

Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-PA-Pittsburgh-4145 Evergreen Road

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Night Job

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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