Cox Media Group

Consumer Producer

Cox Media Group • Seattle, WA, USA

Details

  • Position
    Producer
  • Start Date
    May 10, 2019
  • Location
    Seattle, WA, USA
  • Rate
    This is a paid position.

Job Description

CONSUMER PRODUCER

APPLY: https://cox.taleo.net/careersection/cox_externalcareers/jobdetail.ftl?job=191957&lang=en&sns_id=mailto#.XNWWG0L3fM0.mailto

SUMMARY: The Consumer Producer is a self-starter who can work independently on investigative consumer stories. They must have ability to conceptualize a story from beginning to end including vetting consumer emails and phone calls for possible coverage, researching information for stories and interacting with policy makers and business leaders. They must be able to establish contacts, manages tips, handle records requests, conduct interviews and craft investigative stories. They must also be proficient in handling legal and ethical issues as they arise. The Consumer Producer will be responsible for seeing stories through promotions, graphics, editing and social/digital team. They will also manage the unit’s social/digital team.


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

Responsible for establishing contacts, managing tips, handling records requests, conducting interviews and craft investigative stories.

The producer is responsible for working on multiple stories concurrently. This responsibility involves collaborating with multiple people and departments including promotions, graphics, editing, social, and digital.

Managing the unit’s social/digital team by working with the jessejones.com digital producer.

The person will also post and have some oversight on the social posts to Jesse’s social channels.

Must be a self-starter who can work independently on investigative consumer stories.

Have the ability to conceptualize a story from beginning to end including vetting consumer emails and phone calls for possible coverage, researching information for stories and interacting with policy makers and business leaders.

Must be proficient in handling legal and ethical issues as they arise.


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Prior experience with consumer or investigative journalism preferred.

Minimum of 4 years of experience as a journalist preferred.

APPLY: https://cox.taleo.net/careersection/cox_externalcareers/jobdetail.ftl?job=191957&lang=en&sns_id=mailto#.XNWWG0L3fM0.mailto

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