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Producer

Hearst Television, Oklahoma City, OK USA

The story is yours!

Duration: 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
  • In-person attendance is required

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
  • Onsite attendance required

Education:

  • 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

Additional Requirements

As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees 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.

Want to learn more about Hearst Television? Visit Hearst Television's website.