Community Affairs Manager

Hearst Television, Oklahoma City, OK USA

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Duration: Full-Time

KOCO-TV, the Hearst-Owned affiliate in Oklahoma City, OK, is seeking a qualified applicant for a Community Affairs Manager. The position will direct KOCO-TV’s public affairs and community engagement, public service, diversity, and inclusion programs within the station along with oversight of the content and production of a weekly community affairs program. Also included are responsibilities of media and public relations, managing talent appearance and station events for maximum effectiveness. This department head level position will work collaboratively with all department heads and report directly to the President/General Manager.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for KOCO’s Public Affairs efforts, including local programming, PSA’s, non-profit community projects and community relationships.
  • Supervise all Diversity and Inclusion initiatives at KOCO-TV
  • Support, coordinate and produce a weekly community affairs program
  • Coordinate talent appearances and station community projects as directed
  • Establish and maintain relationships with outside media and the non-profit community

Experience Requirements:

Ideal candidate would have 5 years of demonstrated community involvement through work in media or public relations, service on charitable boards, or public service. Television hosting ability is a plus.


  • College degree required, preferably in journalism, public relations, communications, or related field.
  • Military training and experience will be considered

Additional Requirements:

** As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all employees who receive a written offer of employment be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations due to medical and/or religious reasons on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements. **

About Hearst Television

Every career with Hearst Television is like a story. How it develops, where it takes you, the milestones you reach along the way – you’ve got a lot to look forward to as your unique career story unfolds.

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households. Through its partnership with nearly all of the major networks, Hearst Television distributes national content over nearly 70 video channels including programming from ABC, NBC, CBS, CW, MY Net, MeTV, This TV, Estrella and more.

Hearst Television is recognized as one of the industry's premier companies. It has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism and industry innovation, including the Walter Cronkite Award for political journalism, the national Edward R. Murrow Award, the DuPont-Columbia Award and the George Foster Peabody Award.

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