Multi-Media Journalist

Location
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Salary
competitive
Posted
Feb 07, 2019
Function
Production
Metro Area
Oklahoma City
Duration
Full Time

Overview

Contribute any way necessary in the content gathering, reporting, shooting, editing and producing for KFOR-TV, KAUT-TV, KFOR.com and our various social media platforms.

Responsibilities
  • 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 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
  • Ability to learn and operate all related news gathering equipment
Qualifications
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent (Degree in journalism or related field strongly preferred)
  • Strong writing skills required
  • 2 years television newsroom experience required
  • Strong graphics skills desired
  • Strong computer skills with knowledge of social media.
  • Experience with Photoshop, advanced HTML, and digital video editing is helpful but not required
  • Must be self-directing, self-motivating and able to work will 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 65 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. 

 



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