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Morning Executive Producer

Morning Executive Producer

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US-OK-Oklahoma City
News Writers/Producers
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KFOR-TV/KAUT-TV, Oklahoma City’s market leader and one of the top NBC affiliates in the country has an immediate opening for a Morning Executive Producer. The Morning EP will be responsible for producing one morning newscast and will also supervise other morning newscasts. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of leadership, creativity and collaboration skills to increase the depth and reach of our newscasts and digital platforms while building new audiences and enhancing the user experience.   The Morning Executive Producer will execute best practices in this aggressive breaking news/ severe weather market.


This position requires someone who can exercise discretion, best judgment, and has solid journalistic/ethical skills. Degree in journalism or equivalent experience preferred. Must be willing to work flexible hours. If you can do most, if not all of these things, you should throw your hat in the ring.


This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, work load, special projects, technological developments, etc.




We are looking for a passionate, experienced leader who:

  • can assume a newsroom leadership and work closely with News Director to shape newsroom strategy and policy
  • can coordinate overnight operations with our team of morning show producers, the assignment desk, and the KFOR.COM web team
  • can function at a high level under breaking news deadlines
  • has strong journalistic skills 
  • can produce high-quality original content
  • can work independently/effectively/with minimal oversight from management
  • work with producers to assure cross-promotion of broadcast/web/social media/mobile platforms
  • coach staff to write and produce effective lead-ins and teases.
  • work with the creative services department to create strong promos for newscasts and station events
  • is creative with a sense of humor





Company Info

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit

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