Full Time Job

Anchor Reporter

KOCO

Oklahoma City, OK 10-24-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

KOCO-TV, the ABC affiliate in Oklahoma City, is looking for a high-energy weekend anchor/reporter who knows how to tell visual stories and can do active, engaged live shots. In addition to credibility, poise, and personality; we're looking for an anchor/reporter who isn't afraid to head out into the field and break the big stories. Our next anchor/reporter will tell compelling stories, and execute energetic live shots. We are looking for a versatile, enterprising self-starter who is fast, efficient, works well under tight deadlines, can develop sources, and has excellent live reporting skills.

Job Responsibilities:
• Deliver scripted and ad lib material with professionalism, personality, and purpose
• Have an active presence on social media that engages the audience
• An ability to summarize information into easy-to-understand components
• Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards
• Appears on behalf of the station at public events
• Fill-in anchor duties as directed by management

Required Skills:
• Proven ability to connect with viewers
• Ability to work varied shifts, including overnights and weekends
• Can deal with the stresses and pressures of time-sensitive newscast production
• Demonstrated ability with digital media and social media

Education:
• Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent proven work experience

Required Experience:
• Past reporting experience (2-5 years) preferred
• Minimum 2 years anchoring experience preferred
• Demonstrated ability to enterprise and uncover stories
• Your demo reel should be indicative of your everyday work

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Company Profile
KOCO

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households.