Website KOCO-TV

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
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

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

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