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All Media Journalist I

Cox Enterprises | Dayton OH 45490 USA | Part Time | Posted: 05/04/2021

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Primary Location: 1611 S Main St, Dayton, OH, USA

Division: Cox Enterprises

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Requisition Number: 211734

The Springfield News-Sun is seeking an All-Media Journalist. Were looking for a reporter who can write breaking news, enterprise and watchdog stories for print and digital and own branded social media accounts - including Facebook and Twitter - that will be expected to build our audience and increase our digital revenues. This reporter will also compile and manage our daily court records, as well as other weekly standing features as needed. You will work in a digital-first newsroom to provide digital videos and digital stories. This reporter will join our multi-platform team of reporters based in Springfield and cover Clark County and several local communities.

We are one of the leading newsrooms in the country that produces local news and information on all platforms, and were looking for flexible, energetic, creative and digitally oriented people to join us.

Our Ohio newsrooms include three daily newspapers and an award-winning cross-platform Breaking News Desk.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate is a reporter and writer with a passion for telling great stories, and someone who thrives in a fast-paced work environment.

They must:

  • have excellent reporting and writing skills, and the ability to write and edit quickly for digital
  • use research to tailor stories to fit the audience for print and digital
  • have a knack for telling stories in a relatable and compelling way
  • have a demonstrated social media presence to engage audience and drive people to your stories
  • comfortable with shooting and producing photos and video for print and digital
  • be familiar and comfortable with standards for avoiding libel and slander, and have a good grasp of Ohios public records laws
  • have an ability to work in high-energy, fast-paced environment and be committed to learning throughout their careers.
  • display a strong sense of urgency, and tenacity to get the best, most complete content for readers on the timetable readers need it; meets deadline.
  • develop and nurture sources quickly, building relationships that result in scoops.
  • generate story ideas that will be of interest to our digital audience.

Education/Experience

  • Bachelors degree in Journalism or related field
  • One year or more of related experience
  • A portfolio of work that shows good work in reporting, writing and some of ability to shoot video and photos and use social media to get and transmit information
  • Genuine interest in story-telling of all kinds
  • Work is expected to be accurate and complete and according to set deadlines

Who We Are

About Cox

We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals 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 Dayton, OH, 45490, United States
Categories Writing/Editing

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