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We put people first and are committed to keeping Oklahomans safe, informed, and entertained. It starts with the Griffin family, local owners with deep roots and commitment to Oklahoma.
How do we do this? We hire smart (people smart), passionate and humble people who want to be part of something special.
We are an Oklahoma-owned and operated multi-media company that reaches more than 90 percent of Oklahoma households with our television and radio stations, statewide radio network, internet sites, digital outdoor network, and mobile information distribution channels.
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A Producer at News 9 helps drive the “Ideal Team Player” culture. As a Producer, you will produce the line-up and lay-out of newscast, write news stories, teases, and promos, edit video for newscasts, use good news judgment and ethics when developing and assigning stories.
Other duties include attending editorial meetings, researching stories, assisting in assigning reporters, offering story ideas, and determining the best placement for reporter and anchor stories. The role will design graphics, coordinate pre-production and other elements with production department and proofread reporter packages for content and grammar ensuring news meets legal and journalistic standards as well as the time allotted.
Responsible for monitoring video news feeds, coordinating live shots, performing actual timing of newscast while in progress; providing live technical direction and reorganization, when necessary, by communicating with the director. Communicating clearly to the anchors through IFB.
Responsible for form, organization, coordination with other departments, news writing, timing, and distribution of final scripts. Promote and execute the strategic plan for the company.
1-2 years’ experience preferred. Knowledge of journalistic standards and ability to establish and work within program format are necessary. Accurate and comprehensive writing skills as well as good communication skills. Ability to make quick and appropriate decisions and gain the cooperation of others. Knowledge of personal computers and ability to learn new systems.
Formal education equivalent of BS degree in Journalism, Communications, or related field. Related experience will be evaluated by Company management and may be substituted on the basis of two years of experience equals one year of education. One year of progressively responsible experience in a television newsroom preferred. Link of work and writing samples required.
This is a Full-Time position. Must be flexible to schedule changes due to holidays, vacations, and breaking news.
It is Griffin’s policy to comply with all aspects of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended, the Age Discrimination Act of 1987 as amended, the 1991 Americans with Disabilities Act as amended and other applicable legislation. Equal employment opportunity will be provided all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, age, or veteran status. Any individual who believes that his or her employment rights have been violated may file a charge of discrimination with EEOC.
Griffin Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer