• Multi-Media Journalist

    Location US-OK-Oklahoma City
    Posted Date 2 months ago(11/21/2018 12:25 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-48578
    Category
    News
  • Overview

    LOCATION:                 KFOR-TV/KAUT-TV                                               

    POSITION TITLE:        Reporter/MMJ

    REPORTS TO:              Managing Editor                                                                      

     

    PURPOSE/REASON FOR THE POSITION: Contribute any way necessary in the content gathering, reporting, shooting, editing and producing for KFOR-TV, KAUT-TV, KFOR.com and all social media platforms.

    Responsibilities

    PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS ESSENTIAL TO THE JOB:

    • Engaging on-air and online personality
    • Ability to write web, text and social-media versions of news stories
    • Ability to shoot and to edit video and sound
    • Ability to operate bonded cellular live equipment
    • Ability to enterprise news stories
    • Ability to write and to interpret broadcast-news copy
    • Ability to report live-breaking news
    • Ability to handle deadline pressure
    • Ability to drive news vehicles when needed

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

    • BA/BS degree or equivalent (Degree in journalism or related field strongly preferred)
    • Strong writing skills required
    • 2 years television newsroom experience required
    • Strong computer skills with knowledge of Social Media
    • Experience with digital video editing
    • Must be self-directing, self-motivating and able to work well with a diverse group of people
    • Must be able to handle stress, including short deadlines
    • Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Must possess a valid State Driver’s License (or be able to obtain one)

     

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    Ability to carry and operate equipment weighing over 50 pounds while videotaping subjects in various situations.  Good manual dexterity in order to operate numerous small buttons and keys on cameras, computers and other such equipment.  Good eyesight to shoot and compile stories.  Hearing to communicate with station personnel and others via telephone and in person.  Must be able to work under extreme pressure, stress, deadlines, and adverse weather conditions. 

     

    STATEMENT ABOUT OTHER DUTIES:

    The foregoing is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all functions essential to the job for which the employee is responsible, nor an exhaustive list of the minimum requirements and specifications necessary to perform the essential functions, including all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.  While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different functions be performed when circumstances change or exigencies require it.

    Apply by going to the link listed below and then filter for “Careers” by location (US-OK-Oklahoma City). This will allow you to view all current postings for KFOR and KAUT.  http://www.tribunemedia.com

     

    Tribune Broadcasting OKC, LLC 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 approximately 50 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 77 million households, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 54 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV, and Covers Media Group, an unrivaled source of online sports betting information. 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% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel.

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