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HUMILITY. PASSION. SMART.

Griffin Communications is a special place. You won’t find any multi-media company quite like it.

We put people first and are committed to keeping Oklahomans safe, informed and entertained. It starts with the Griffin family, local owners with deep roots and commitment to Oklahoma.

How do we do this? We hire smart (people smart), passionate and humble people who want to be part of something special.

We are an Oklahoma-owned and operated multi-media company that reaches more than 90 percent of Oklahoma households with our television and radio stations, statewide radio network, internet sites, digital outdoor network and mobile information distribution channels.

 

We are “Oklahoma’s Own!”  Click on the link to learn more about the culture at Griffin Communications. http://griffincommunications.net/.

 

THE ROLE

As the Executive Producer of Special Projects at News On 6 you will be required to help drive the “Ideal Team Player” culture. As a Special Projects Producer, you will plan, produce, write and coordinate shoots for Targeted Special Reports and occasional 30-minute, 60-minute or 120-minute special broadcasts.  You will assist anchors, reporters and photojournalists in researching and assigning all aspects of our weekly Targeted Special Reports.  You will offer story ideas and maintain the Special Projects calendar.  You will write stories, request appropriate graphics, pre-production and coordinate needs to the art department and production department. As an Executive Producer and newsroom manager, you will also provide oversight to specific newscasts and other duties as assigned.  Your duties will also include doing performance reviews.  As the EP for Special Projects you are the primary backup for the Content Manager.

 

Daily duties include researching news, monitoring video news feeds, working with editors on video requests, making needed phone calls to obtain information for stories, staying abreast of current local, national, and international events as well as local, state, and national politics, and helping the management team respond to breaking news. Providing oversight for newscasts involves building special newscast lineups, organizing stories, determining amount of time and treatment for each, communicating with anchors, staying in contact with all field personnel to get the status of their stories, and writing news stories, teases and promos, proof reading reporter packages for content and grammar ensuring news meets legal and journalistic standards as well as the time allotted.

 

When supervising special projects you will be called upon to coordinate live remotes either from the control room or in the field, providing live technical direction and reorganization when necessary communicating with the director, audio, floor crew, and tape operator, as well as communicating clearly to the anchors through IFB or in person.

 

Formal education equivalent of BS degree in Journalism, Communications, or related field.  One year of progressively responsible experience in a television newsroom preferred. Link of work and writing samples required.

This is a Full-Time position. Must be flexible to schedule changes.

How to Apply Click on this link to apply:  https://bit.ly/393ieMb

It is Griffin’s policy to comply with all aspects of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended, the Age Discrimination Act of 1987 as amended, the 1991 Americans with Disabilities Act as amended and other applicable legislation.  Equal employment opportunity will be provided all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, age or veteran status. Any individual who believes that his or her employment rights have been violated may file a charge of discrimination with EEOC.

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