Overview

Cox Media Group – Jacksonville has an opening for Assistant Director of News 104.5 WOKV. You will develop and execute strategy for flawless execution of newscasts, oversee daily assignments and story coverage, and serve as guide and coach of our on-air news team. You will also aid in planning coverage of special news events. Your daily assignments will include production and reporting or anchoring of breaking news, severe weather, and top local and national news stories as they develop. This includes conducting interviews, editing audio, writing stories for air and also for digital assets. <br /><br />Responsibilities:<br />-Oversees daily assignment sheet and communication of story coverage starting at 12pm<br />-Develops and executes strategy for flawless execution of newscasts during the afternoon<br />-Guides and coaches afternoon anchor, producer, traffic team<br />-Strategizes and communicates special coverage, staffing, events with ND and PD<br />-Produces local and national stories that will run throughout the afternoon<br />-Conducts phone interviews, edits sound, produces stories<br />-Enterprises stories, both local and national, that will be part of afternoon and evening newscasts<br />-Maintains contact with Action News Jax assignment desk to identify daily collaboration opportunities with stories, assignments, investigations<br />-Fills in as anchor or producer when there are absences<br />-Writes stories for WOKV.COM <br />-Follows social media style guide for posting to Facebook, Instagram, You Tube<br />-Is available to anchor live or recorded breaking news updates during 4, 5, 6pm newscasts<br />-Produces and edits voicers/wraps that will run in the next day’s morning news; including 2 audio teases and web script<br />-Oversight of daily and long-range assignments<br />-Enforcement of various plans and procedures, including weekend on-call scheduling<br />Qualifications:Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism preferred.<br />At least two years of experience in a radio or multi-platform newsroom with some leadership of content and people preferred.<br />Must be able to anchor and/or report news on the radio.<br /><br /><p><strong>About Cox Media Group</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing and digital media company. The company&rsquo;s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers, and digital sites.&nbsp; Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps – the country&rsquo;s biggest television rep firm – Gamut, and Videa. The company also offers a full suite of local and regional advertising services through its Local Solutions and Ideabar businesses. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly across all platforms.&nbsp; For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at <a href="http: www.coxmediagroup.com/" rel="no-follow">www.coxmediagroup.com</a>. </p><p>Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer – All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual&rsquo;s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.</p><p>Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations:&nbsp; Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services.&nbsp;&nbsp; Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.</p>


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