The primary purpose of the Overnight Associate Producer is to write scripts and gather information for highly produced newscasts. Also, to assist with Assignment desk duties and to roll TelePrompTer for daily newscasts. Currently, this is a temporary position with the potential to become a regular full-time position.
Writes news stories for morning newscasts, produce opens and graphic elements for a highly produced newscast.
Rolls TelePrompTer for daily newscasts.
Submits story ideas daily.
Must be available to work station promotion events.
Contributes recommendations on daily story coverage & special assignments.
Above average demonstrable writing and communications skills.
Ability to work under extreme pressure & deadlines.
Must keep up with local, state, national & international events. Watch local TV news.
Must work individually, as well as part of a team.
Assist on Assignment Desk as needed. Must be able to hear scanners, answer phones and direct crews to news events.
Must be flexible regarding schedule. Weekends, overnights, holidays, etc.
SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE REQUIRMENTS:
A proven journalistic talent for news writing.
Ability to type quickly, operate police scanner, handle news telephones and other such equipment.
STATEMENT ABOUT OTHER DUTIES:
This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, work load, rush jobs, special projects, technological developments, etc.
News Managers (News Director, EP, Managing Editors, Assignment Manager, etc.)
Apply by going to the link listed below and then filter for “Careers” by location (US-OK-Oklahoma City). This will allow you to view all current postings for KFOR and KAUT. http://www.tribunemedia.com
Tribune Broadcasting OKC, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Must be willing to submit to a background check. Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.
To apply for this job please visit www.tribunemediacareers.com.