1+ months

Cox Media Group Orlando, consisting of WFTV TV (ABC), WRDQ (Ind), News 96.5 WDBO, K92.3, Star 94.5, Power 95.3, WMMO 98.9, ESPN 580, 107.3 Solo Exitos, and the Cox Events Group, has an immediate opportunity for a morning Executive Producer who will oversee the WFTV’S and WRDQ’s strategy and execution of four hours of news on all platforms.   This position will have oversight of a team of producers, reporters, photographers, and digital staff.  It also works closely with CMG Orlando radio properties.  The successful candidate will also ensure that there is collaborative and effective news coverage and marketing across digital and radio platforms.  Previous success as an Executive Producer, and experience improving performance from metrics is a must.  The successful candidate must be creative, able to work with a research-based framework.  At least 3 years’ experience as an Executive Producer required.   

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

-Manage newsroom and field crews

-Understand and execute research plans

-Copy edit with fundamental journalistic and legal understanding

-Develop producers for next role within CMG

-Set coverage expectations for morning team

-Understand brand and manage newscasts so product is consistent with brand

-Understand multi-platform strategy across digital and radio platforms

-Work well with internal and external partner on content-sharing opportunities


  • Must have strong people skills and ability to galvanize team toward common goal.
  • Understand TV, digital, and radio platforms and how to leverage each.  
  • Strong copy-editing skills a must.  
  • Ability to create value-based content on all platforms. 
  • Minimum of 3+ years’ experience in a news management.
  • Bachelor degree in journalism or related field is required.

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 www.coxmediagroup.com.

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.

Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-FL-Orlando-490 E South St

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Manager/Senior Manager

Shift: Night Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing


Posted: 2018-08-03 Expires: 2018-10-28

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of CoxReps. Additionally, CMG owns Cox Target Media, which operates Valpak, one of North America’s leading direct marketing companies, and Savings.com, a leading online source for savings. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 57 radio stations, eight daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 30 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million print and online newspaper readers, and more than 14 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.

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