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Reporter/Special Projects

Tribune Company
Oklahoma City, OK
  • Job Code
    2019-50117
Reporter/Special Projects in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma | Careers at OK-Oklahoma City;444 E. Britton Road (KFOR/KAUT)
  • Reporter/Special Projects

    Location US-OK-Oklahoma City
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/25/2019 3:42 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-50117
    Category
    News
  • Overview

    PURPOSE/REASON FOR THE POSITION: Contribute any way necessary in the content gathering, reporting, shooting, editing and producing for KFOR-TV, KAUT-TV, KFOR.com and all social media platforms.  This position has a specific focus related to Consumer Reporting/Consumer Advocacy.

    Responsibilities

    PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS ESSENTIAL TO THE JOB:

    • Engaging on-air and online personality
    • Ability to write web, text and social-media versions of news stories
    • Ability to shoot and to edit video and sound
    • Ability to operate bonded cellular live equipment
    • Ability to enterprise news stories
    • Ability to write and to interpret broadcast-news copy
    • Ability to report live-breaking news
    • Ability to handle deadline pressure
    • Ability to drive news vehicles when needed

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

    • BA/BS degree or equivalent (Degree in journalism or related field strongly pred)
    • Strong writing skills required
    • 2 years television newsroom experience required
    • Strong computer skills with knowledge of Social Media
    • Experience with digital video editing
    • Must be self-directing, self-motivating and able to work well with a diverse group of people
    • Must be able to handle stress, including short deadlines
    • Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Must possess a valid State Driver’s License (or be able to obtain one)

     

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    Ability to carry and operate equipment weighing over 50 pounds while videotaping subjects in various situations.  Good manual dexterity in order to operate numerous small buttons and keys on cameras, computers and other such equipment.  Good eyesight to shoot and compile stories.  Hearing to communicate with station personnel and others via telephone and in person.  Must be able to work under extreme pressure, stress, deadlines, and adverse weather conditions. 

     

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    Posted: 2019-12-05 Expires: 2020-01-04

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