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WOKV Radio News Anchor

Cox Media Group


Location:
Jacksonville, FL
Date:
08/17/2017
2017-08-172017-09-16
Job Code:
177103
Cox Media Group
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Job Details

Company Cox Media Group
Title: WOKV Radio News Anchor
JobID: 177103
Category: Broadcast
Industry: Cox Media Group
Job Type: Full-time

Description


Duties:


-Arrives prepared for writing and anchoring stories
-Spends at least 15 minutes proofreading all produced local and national stories, editing for improvement and process storytelling as needed.
-Is involved in discussion of coverage plans for top local and top national stories, other reporting assignments.
-Writes stories and edits sound based on need (Top Story, Super Power, Power, Regular, Memorable).
-Hunts for sound to existing stories that improves the quality of the story selection.
-Anchors newscasts on WOKV weekdays
-Finds compelling stories, photos, video for Facebook posts and writes a story for air to connect it together. 
-Posts stories, photos, teases to Twitter always connecting to related content.
-Uses a personal Twitter account actively, following CMG social media guidelines.
-Writes stories for WOKV.COM using Medley; searches for all related content to enhance the story production for digital.
-Uses WOKV Instagram daily, following scheduling guidelines.
-Uses WOKV App tools to enhance story coverage (open mic, poll, link, photo/video, updated manual list).
-Engages daily in the WOKV.COM grid layout by making necessary changes.
-Monitors competitors for stories and content; works to confirm independently and produce for WOKV.
-Engages daily with Action News Assignment Desk and anchors by phone, email, and in person when necessary.
-Offers story ideas for daily assignment sheet and shares story ideas with other CMG News properties (email, phone).
-Conducts interviews via phone/in person for stories that will run through the day on WOKV.
-Writes stories as new content comes in to the newsroom.
-Anchors long-form coverage of breaking news and severe weather.
-Attends training, observes execution of severe weather coverage.
-Communicates story coverage with other anchors and reporters throughout the scheduled shift using the assignment sheet and email. 
-Leave recorded wraps (3 versions) and web story on a top story for the next daypart.
-Attends CMG Jacksonville meetings and training opportunities as they fit work requirements.


What skills and talents are required?
-An energetic journalist that is fully engaged in the daily news product.
-A consistently dependable anchor that is ambitious and willing to take on new assignments.
-An anchor that is relentless in the pursuit of the perfect newscast.
-A consistent producer of compelling stories for all digital and social assets.
-An anchor capable of hosting long-form coverage of breaking news and severe weather.
-A personality capable of filling in as host of Jacksonville’s Morning News.



Qualifications

Required Talents:
***Communication:  Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media; Makes sure audience understands and retains the message (story)
***Energy:  Consistently maintaining high levels of productivity; Operating with vigor, effectiveness, and determination
**Work Standards:
  Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility for completion of assignments; self-imposing standards of excellence
**Integrity:  Demonstrates honesty; Keeps commitments; Behaves consistently
**Contributing to Team Success:  Actively participating as a member of a team and completing goals

Desired Talents:
***Adaptability:  Tries to understand changes; Approaches change or newness positively; Adjusts behaviors
**Continuous Improvement:  Assesses opportunities; Determines causes, Targets improvement ideas, Implements effective improvements
**Managing Work (Time Management):  Prioritizes; Makes preparations; Schedules; Leverages resources; Stays focused
*Resilience:  Remains positive; Maintains focus on work
*Stress Tolerance:  Maintains focus; Maintains relationships, copes effectively




Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-FL-Jacksonville-8000 Belfort Pkwy

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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