Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
May 11, 2019
Metro Area
Oklahoma City
Full Time

KOCO-TV 5, Hearst Television’s ABC affiliate in Oklahoma City, has an opening for a strong, take-charge producer who will take our news product to the next level. The right candidate will have a track record of being creative and aggressive, have the ability to make decisions and communicate the plan in a clear, concise manner. We expect excellent news judgment and a can-do attitude. Candidates must have a proven track record of winning the big story, breaking news and weather. Candidates must be fast and calm under pressure and able to play well in a room of same-minded pros.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Selecting, researching and writing compelling content for live newscasts to make the newscast an “experience” for viewers
  • Working with news management to execute the vision and brand of the news organization
  • Showcasing content and anchors in order to win the big story and make the newscast visually compelling and memorable
  • Communicating, coordinating and executing creative vision with team of anchors, reporters, meteorologists, photographers, editors and production staff
  • Posting to digital platforms including Facebook when necessary

Qualifications Requirements:

  • Excellent writing, spelling, grammar and copy-editing skills
  • Ability to multi-task and coordinate several crews and responsibilities simultaneously
  • An ability to summarize information into easy-to-understand components
  • Creative presentation style, and ability to showcase all resources and elements
  • Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards
  • Must be available to work holidays, shifts that include nights, weekends and overnights, and flexible with schedule to be available during severe weather and breaking news


  • College degree in broadcast journalism, broadcast news, or related field or equivalent work experience

Desired Experience:

  • 2 years producing experience in a professional newsroom
  • Creative presentation style
  • Ability to showcase content and anchors
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Knowledge of ENPS

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