10 hours

Associate Producer, Overnight

Tribune Company
Oklahoma City, OK
  • Job Code
Careers Center | Associate Producer, Overnight
  • Associate Producer, Overnight

    Location US-OK-Oklahoma City
    Posted Date 6 days ago(8/14/2018 7:45 PM)
    Job ID
    News Writers/Producers
  • Overview

    LOCATION:          KFOR-TV                                                                                            

    POSITION:           Overnight Associate Producer

    REPORTS TO:      News Managers (News Director, EP,

    Managing Editors, Assignment Manager, etc.)


    POSITION SUMMARY: The primary purpose of the Overnight Associate Producer is to write scripts and gather information for highly produced newscasts.  Also, to assist with Assignment desk duties and to roll TelePrompTer for daily newscasts. Currently, this is a temporary position with the potential to become a regular full-time position.



    1. Writes news stories for morning newscasts, produce opens and graphic elements for a highly produced newscast.
    2. Rolls TelePrompTer for daily newscasts
    3. Submits story ideas daily
    4. Must be available to work station promotion events
    5. Contributes recommendations on daily story coverage & special assignments
    6. Above average demonstrable writing and communications skills
    7. Ability to work under extreme pressure & deadlines
    8. Must keep up with local, state, national & international events.  Watch local TV news.
    9. Must work individually, as well as part of a team
    10. Assist on Assignment Desk as needed.  Must be able to hear scanners, answer phones and direct crews to news events
    11. Must be flexible regarding schedule. Weekends, overnights, holidays, etc.



    1. A proven journalistic talent for news writing.
    2. Ability to type quickly, operate police scanner, handle news telephones and other such equipment.



    This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, work load, rush jobs, special projects, technological developments, etc.


    by going to the link listed below and then filter for “Careers” by location (US-OK-Oklahoma City). This will allow you to view all current postings for KFOR and KAUT.  http://www.tribunemedia.com


    Tribune Broadcasting OKC, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer


    Must be willing to submit to a background check. Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

    Company Info

    Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.


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