KOTV Assignment Editor 7.22.19

Website News on 6

Position:  Assignment Editor

Date:  July 22, 2019

Location: 303 N Boston, Tulsa, OK

 

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

Assignment Editor at News on 6 helps drive the “Ideal Team Player” culture. As an Assignment Editor you are responsible for organizing news coverage for the day and assigning news crews to news stories for the most effective, competitive and high quality local news product.

 

Essential Duties: Coordinate daily news and weather coverage by gathering and providing information, scheduling interviews, assigning stories and dispatching crews.  Conduct briefings and updates regularly to inform staff and management of stories being covered, status of each and plans for next day’s coverage.  Monitor and ensure quality control of the on air product. Communicate with appropriate personnel regarding BCNG, satellite feeds, helicopter and live shot locations. Maintain contact with news sources, producers, reporters, networks and news gathering services; monitor wire service, newspapers, magazines, radios, competition, police and fire scanners, phones, emails and faxes in order to initiate and develop interesting and informative news stories.

Skills: Reacts quickly to information gained from the scanners.  Monitors KOTV 2-way radio and responds to traffic from the field.  Adequately keeps abreast of current events. Knowledge of journalistic standards as they relate to on-air presentation of news. Must have experience with newsroom computers.  Solid background in the history and geography of Oklahoma preferred. One-year experience as an Assignment Editor in a small to medium market preferred.

This is a Full-Time position – schedule will vary. High school or equivalent; some college preferred.

How to Apply

Click on this link to apply: https://bit.ly/32BUid8

 

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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