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DC Correspondent

Cox Media Group | Washington DC 20001 USA | Part Time | Posted: 07/09/2019

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Cox Media Group’s Washington News Bureau is seeking an enterprising, hard-news local TV reporter. The perfect fit has Capitol Hill/government reporting experience and an investigative background. We want an experienced, passionate journalist with strong news judgement who can cover politics and policy in a way that resonates with local viewers. The ideal candidate will bring well-developed story ideas to each morning meeting. We are looking for a journalist who can also turn compelling investigative reports. We are all about news in Washington that impacts the markets we cover. Our team pursues original stories that our ten Cox TV stations and six News/Talk radio stations won’t see or hear anywhere else. If it’s on the network news, we don’t aim to repeat it. Development of key sources like local lawmakers is crucial. Reporter must be able to juggle multiple custom packages, active live shots, VO/SOTs and radio hits each day. Candidate must be open to innovation and new ways of reporting. The ability to host or anchor programs is a plus.


A minimum of five years TV reporting experience and a college degree are required. No beginners.  Excellent people skills required. Applicant must be a team player in a small newsroom where employees wear a lot of hats. Applicants will be required to fill out an official application and submit to a background check.

About Cox Media Group


Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers, and digital sites.  Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’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.  For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’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.

Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations:  Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services.   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.

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Location Washington, DC, 20001, United States
Categories Writing/Editing

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