Assistant News Director

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Sep 21, 2019
Metro Area
Oklahoma City
Full Time

KOCO-TV is searching for a creative and experienced news leader. The ideal candidate will have excellent news judgment, strong management skills and an aggressive approach to breaking news coverage--on the air and online. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic, skilled communicator who leads our team in the execution of market-leading breaking news, weather coverage and community service on all platforms daily. With a unique format, a dedication to hard news and the resources of Hearst Television, this is a rare opportunity to join one of the best.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with the News Director to oversee the day-to-day operation and editorial content of the newsroom
  • Plan big event coverage
  • Execute the brand, both on air and online


Experience Requirements:

  • 2 years of newsroom supervisory and/or management experience
  • Strong producing background preferred
  • Military training and experience will be considered


Qualifications Requirements:                                             

  • Individual must have a passion for news and communication skills to manage a large staff and multiple hours of daily newscasts.
  • Strong communication and people skills.
  • Creativity is a must



  • Bachelor’s Degree or related military training in Broadcast Communications, Journalism, or related field preferred.


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