Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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
Education:
  • 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

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Hearst Television is a national multi-media company with operations serving nearly three dozen U.S cities, reaching one out of every five U.S households. We deliver local and national news, weather, information, sports, and entertainment programming via every available content-delivery platform. Hearst Television is recognized as one of the media industry’s premier companies, where quality journalism and service to the community are our core values. The company and its employees have been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism, industry innovation, and community service. Hearst Television is a subsidiary of The Hearst Corporation. Founded in 1887, Hearst is one of the world’s most admired private media and information companies with some 200 business in more than 150 companies. 

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