Monday, April 6, 2015

Cox Media Group Ohio - All-Media Journalist II

All-Media Journalist II

Nature or Work

Cox Media Group Ohio has one of the most-advanced multi-platform newsrooms in the country (TV, Radio, Newspapers, and Digital) and is seeking an education reporter to fill a new role. The position requires someone proficient at education and investigative reporting who can produce work that accomplishes core needs for CMGO’s products in print, in digital and broadcast. The reporter will cover local primary and higher education institutions in Butler County, Ohio and important education topics, writing stories, taking video, producing audio and creating interactive content that drives digital engagement.


     Use research to tailor stories to fit the audience for print, TV, radio and digital.

     Investigate issues affecting local institutions of learning as well as the institutions themselves.

     Work with digital content staff to create story elements that uniquely engage the digital audience. This may include blogs.

     Use social media to engage the audience and drive people to your stories

     Typical output will be multiple stories per week, including a regular presence on the front page of our newspapers.

     Reporter should be familiar and comfortable with standards for avoiding libel and slander and have a good grasp of Ohios public records laws.

     Ability to work in high-energy, fast-paced environment.


·         Three-plus years of experience.

·         Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field

     Work involves general reporting, writing, capturing visuals, editing, and social media.

     Varying degrees of proficiency in serving all platforms.

     Expected to develop story ideas and execute according to SAP/SOP and manager instructions.

     Work is expected to be accurate and complete according to set deadlines.     

     Has achieved proficiency in all platforms (Could fill in for a journalist on any platform without a noticeable difference in execution).

     Work is accurate and complete according to set deadlines.

If you are interested, please apply at

Use Job Code: 154778

Cox Media Group Ohio is an Equal Opportunity Employer