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Producer (NE)

Producer (NE)

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US-OK-Oklahoma City
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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.   


  1. Writes & produces news stories for daily newscasts – serves as a control room leader during severe weather coverage
  2. Produces opens and graphics elements for a highly produced newscast
  3. Fills in on other newscasts as needed
  4. Submits story ideas daily and work aggressively to increase traffic on web and mobile platforms
  5. Contributes recommendations on daily story coverage and special assignments
  6. Must be available to work station promotion events
  7. Serves as a leader within the news room, offering advice & assistance to other employees
  8. Copy edits news stories by reporters and writers
  9. Produces special news events, shows and coverage outside the daily newscasts


  1. At least 1 year producing experience
  2. Top notch showcasing skills and superb writing and communication skills  
  3. Must be extremely flexible to work different shifts throughout the year
  4. Ability to work under extreme pressure and deadlines
  5. Must keep up on local, state, national and international events
  6. Watch local TV news whenever possible
  7. 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.


Apply by going to the link listed below and then filter the job search by location (US-OK-Oklahoma City). This will allow you to view all current postings for KFOR jobs.


Tribune Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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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