Website News on 6 - KOTV

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

NEWS TOPICAL PRODUCER at News on 6, helps drive the “Ideal Team Player” culture.  As the Topical Producer, you will attend daily editorial meetings. Develop original and unique script concepts, taking into account station branding goals, target audience and desired impact, using a variety of writing styles; exhibit versatility and appropriateness in promotion tone and style.  Write under deadline pressure and in short-term situations.  Produce material at a competitive quality for marketplace. Write news teases and promos using correct grammar ensuring the copy meets legal and journalistic standards as well as the time allotted. Newscast producing experience preferred. Interface with Director of Content, Executive Producer and Director of Marketing to develop strategic campaigns and other promotion for designated brands. Campaigns will be developed in accordance and with understanding of station research, brand and strategic goals. Demonstrate good aesthetic judgment in use of best video shots or sound bites, compelling writing and content selection. Clearly identify and articulate selling points. Demonstrate awareness of and act in accordance with audience sensitivities (offensive language, overt violence, race, gender, nudity, etc.).

 

Must be organized with exceptional attention to detail skills. Must have effective communication skills and knowledge of journalistic standards. Advanced knowledge of non-linear editing preferred as well as the ability to learn new systems. Videography experience preferred, but not required. Effective oral and written communication skills as well as the ability to maintain confidentiality.

EDUCATION: Formal education equivalent of BS degree in Marketing, Broadcast Communications, Journalism or related field.  Related experience will be evaluated by Company management and may be substituted on the basis of two years of experience equals one year of education. At least one year of progressively responsible experience in news or marketing preferred. Writing and non-linear editing samples required.

This position may require the operation of a company vehicle or personal vehicle for company use, a copy of a current driving record must be provided with the employment application. A driving record can be obtained from your local tag agency.

HOW TO APPLY:  Please apply online at:  https://bit.ly/2XkKLWu

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.

 

Griffin Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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