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Station Name: KFOR-TV
Position Title: Writer
Position Category: News
Full-Time Position? No
Type of Station? Television
Broadcasting Sector: Commercial
Geographic Market: Oklahoma City
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Position Duties: The primary purpose of the News Writer is to write and gather information for highly produced newscasts, to assist with Assignment desk duties and to roll TelePrompTer for daily newscasts. Writes news stories for daily newscasts, produce opens and graphic elements for a highly produced newscast. Rips scripts & rolls TelePrompTer for daily newscasts Submits story ideas daily Must be available to work station promotion events Contributes recommendations on daily story coverage & special assignments Above average demonstrable writing and communications skills Ability to work 365 days per year, 24 hours per day Ability to work under extreme pressure & deadlines Must keep up with local, state, national & international events. Watch local TV news when possible. Must work individually, as well as part of a team Assist on Assignment Desk as needed. Must be able to hear scanners, answer phones and direct crews to news events Keep printer area supplied with paper & printers loaded with paper
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Skills Required: A proven journalistic talent for news writing. Ability to type quickly, operate police scanner, handle news telephones and other such equipment.
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Submission Materials: For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com A valid Oklahoma driver's license is required.
Contact Name: Cheryl Brown
Contact Address: cheryl.brown@tribunemedia.com
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EEO Status: Tribune Broadcasting OKC, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Posting Submitted: 11/28/2017

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