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Reporter/MMJ

at KFOR in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION                                               

LOCATION:   KFOR-TV/KAUT-TV
POSITION TITLE:       Reporter/MMJ
REPORTS TO:  Managing Editor                                                           

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.

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

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent (Degree in journalism or related field strongly preferred)
  • 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. 

 

STATEMENT ABOUT OTHER DUTIES:

The foregoing is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all functions essential to the job for which the employee is responsible, nor an exhaustive list of the minimum requirements and specifications necessary to perform the essential functions, including all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.  While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different functions be performed when circumstances change or exigencies require it.

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Job Posting: 2289006

Posted On: Jan 24, 2022

Updated On: Feb 23, 2022