Georgia Employer ASSISTANT INVESTIGATIONS EDITOR AJC in Atlanta, Georgia

DESCRIPTION Position Summary and Primary Responsibilities: The Assistant Investigations Editor will primarily be responsible for planning for quick-hit watchdog and investigative stories as part of a new effort to ensure a regular presence of investigative reporting on the front page of the Atlanta Journal Constitution. Candidates must be skilled at identifying potential stories, knowledgeable about sources and state and federal open records laws, and capable of juggling priorities and assignments. This person also must demonstrate the ability of helping maintain rigorous standards for fairness and accuracy while meeting productivity demands. KEY REQUIREMENTS: Demonstrates strong news judgment and clear ability to develop story ideas that are important, relevant and interesting to our readers. Collaborates effectively with others, including our Atlanta media partners. Shows proficiency with records and databases. Uses time effectively, meeting deadlines and producing an acceptable volume of work. Has ability to juggle priorities and assignments and respond to breaking news. Shows ability to customize content to any delivery platform. Shows capacity to identify a range of watchdog topics and quickly gain sufficient knowledge Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers and non-daily publications; and digital sites and services, like, Dawg Nation, SEC Country,, Mundo Hispanico, Southern Kitchen and Diehards. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. 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. ORGANIZATION: Cox Media Group PRIMARY LOCATION: US-GA-Atlanta-223 Perimeter Center Pkwy NE EMPLOYEE STATUS: Regular JOB LEVEL: Manager/Senior Manager SHIFT: Variable TRAVEL: Yes, 5 % of the Time SCHEDULE: Full-time UNPOSTING DATE: Ongoing. Employer's Job# 187480 Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.