Full Time Job

News Producer


Oklahoma City, OK 05-03-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
KOCO-TV 5, Hearst Television's ABC affiliate in Oklahoma City, has an opening for a strong, take-charge producer who will take our news product to the next level. The right candidate will have a track record of being creative and aggressive, have the ability to make decisions and communicate the plan in a clear, concise manner. We expect excellent news judgment and a can-do attitude. Candidates must have a proven track record of winning the big story, breaking news and weather. Candidates must be fast and calm under pressure and able to play well in a room of same-minded pros.

Job Responsibilities:
• Selecting, researching and writing compelling content for live newscasts to make the newscast an ''experience'' for viewers
• Working with news management to execute the vision and brand of the news organization
• Showcasing content and anchors in order to win the big story and make the newscast visually compelling and memorable
• Communicating, coordinating and executing creative vision with team of anchors, reporters, meteorologists, photographers, editors and production staff
• Posting to digital platforms including Facebook when necessary
• In-person attendance is required

Qualifications Requirements:
• Excellent writing, spelling, grammar and copy-editing skills
• Ability to multi-task and coordinate several crews and responsibilities simultaneously
• An ability to summarize information into easy-to-understand components
• Creative presentation style, and ability to showcase all resources and elements
• Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards
• Must be available to work holidays, shifts that include nights, weekends and overnights, and flexible with schedule to be available during severe weather and breaking news
• Onsite attendance required

• College degree in broadcast journalism, broadcast news, or related field or equivalent work experience

Desired Experience:
• 2 years producing experience in a professional newsroom
• Creative presentation style
• Ability to showcase content and anchors
• Ability to remain calm under pressure
• Knowledge of ENPS

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rj03q2-44-220-44-148-42 in your application.

Company Profile

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.