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

Required 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.

Vacancy Type:
Full Time


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