Weekend Anchor Reporter

Hearst Television, Oklahoma City, OK, United States

The story is yours!

Salary min: $80,000

Salary max: $90,000

Duration: Full-Time

KOCO-TV, the ABC affiliate in Oklahoma City, is looking for a high-energy weekend morning anchor reporter with proven leadership skills to join our team. In addition to credibility, poise, and personality; we're looking for an anchor who isn't afraid to head out into the field and break the big stories. We are looking for a versatile, enterprising self-starter who is fast, efficient, works well under tight deadlines, can develop sources, and isn’t afraid to jump into newscast scripts. We are looking for a weekend morning anchor who can be a newsroom leader with a positive drive to make a difference in our newscasts and in our community. 

Job Responsibilities:                                     

  • Deliver scripted and ad lib material with professionalism, personality, and purpose 
  • Report from the field as directed by management
  • Have an active presence on social media that engages the audience
  • An ability to summarize information into easy-to-understand components
  • Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards
  • Appears on behalf of the station at public events
  • Other duties within newscasts as directed by management

Required Skills:

  • Proven ability to connect with viewers
  • Ability to work varied shifts, including overnights and weekends   
  • Can deal with the stresses and pressures of time-sensitive newscast production
  • Demonstrated ability with digital media and social media            


·     Related experience and/or training considered as well as a combination of education and experience.

Required Experience:

  • 2 years anchoring experience preferred
  • Minimum 2 years reporting experience 
  • Demonstrated ability to enterprise and uncover stories
  • Your demo reel should be indicative of your everyday work

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.