Full Time Job

Senior Reporter


Tulsa, OK 07-02-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Senior Reporter, KJRH

KJRH, the NBC station in Tulsa, Oklahoma, owned by The E.W. Scripps Company is looking to hire an aggressive and engaging Senior Reporter. The Senior Reporter is responsible for researching, writing, capturing visual content and editing stories for multiple platforms. The Senior Reporter will provide the station with top level reporting for multiplatform distribution and provide guidance to new reporters. Tulsa offers a low cost of living and the kinds of stories you'll be eager to tell. The city is rich with history, has a booming arts and entertainment scene, a popular zoo, and a strong economy. The leadership in this award-winning will support your career and help you grow as a journalist. Apply today!.

• Generate ideas for stories for multiple platforms.
• Report live on location from various news events.
• Prepare a factual story to impart information to the public.
• Research stories through personal contacts, the internet, and other sources deciding the best angle and approach for the story.
• Collaborate effectively with News, Promotion, Production, and Engineering on daily broadcast, special projects and online coverage.
• Participate in community events.
• Build a network of informational sources to provide exclusive stories for the Scripps brand.
• Meet all production deadlines.
• Periodically required to drive personal or company vehicle to cover various assignments.
• Complete other duties as assigned.

• BS/BA in related discipline or equivalent years of experience preferred
• Generally, 5+ years of experience in related field preferred

• Strong communication skills, oral and written
• Storytelling ability
• Promote teamwork attitude with station employees
• Exceptional on-air personality
• Multitask multiple stories
• Advanced ability in critical thinking
• Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
• Valid driver's license, good driving record, and ability to provide proof of insurance with the company required insurance limits.

If you are a current Scripps employee, please do not apply on this site. Please access our internal career site at Worklife > My Info > View Open Positions at Scripps.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-ro8454-3-92-91-54-42 in your application.

Company Profile

The E.W. Scripps Company is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As one of the nation’s largest local TV broadcasters, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 61 stations in 41 markets.