Oklahoma City’s market leader and one of the top NBC affiliates in the country is seeking an experienced newscast producer to serve as a team leader. We are looking for maturity, experience and strong communication skills. The ideal candidate also has a talent for showcasing, a commitment to journalism and lives for breaking news.
Writes & produces news stories for daily newscasts – serve as a control room leader during severe weather coverage
Produces opens and graphics elements for a highly produced newscast
3 .Fills in on other newscasts as needed
Submits story ideas daily and work aggressively to increase traffic on web and mobile platforms
Contributes recommendations on daily story coverage and special assignments
Must be available to work station promotion events
Serves as a leader within the news room, offering advice & assistance to other employees
Copy edits news stories by reporters and writers
Produces special news events, shows and coverage outside the daily newscasts
At least 3 years producing experience
Top notch showcasing skills and superb writing and communication skills
Must be extremely flexible to work different shifts throughout the year
Ability to work under extreme pressure and deadlines
Must keep up on local, state, national and international events
Watch local TV news whenever possible
Must work well as part of a team
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.
Must be willing to submit to a background
Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the U.S.
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