US-OK-Oklahoma City
1 month ago(12/21/2017 5:04 PM)
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The primary purpose of the News Producer is to produce, write and gather information and graphics for highly produced newscasts.


  1. Writes & produces news stories for daily newscasts
  2. Produces opens and graphics elements for a highly produced newscast
  3. Fills in on other newscasts as needed
  4. Submits story ideas daily
  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. One year minimum producing experience
  2. Above average demonstrable writing and communication skills
  3. Valid driver’s license
  4. Knowledge of computers
  5. Must be extremely flexible to work different shifts throughout the year
  6. Ability to work under extreme pressure and deadlines
  7. Must keep up on local, state, national and international events
  8. Watch local TV news whenever possible
  9. Must work individually as well as part of a team
  1. 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.




STATEMENT ABOUT OTHER DUTIES: 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, rush jobs, special projects, technological developments, etc.



KFOR 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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