Energy Reporter

The Oklahoman Media Company, OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma

Date PostedOctober 12, 2017
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
Job StatusFull-time
Salary$40,000 to $45,000

Energy Reporter

The Oklahoman Media Company is an award-winning multimedia company dedicated to our dynamic, growing community. We produce a daily newspaper (The Oklahoman) with local, state, national and international coverage. We also host the biggest news website in the state of Oklahoma ( 

We are seeking an energy reporter to join our business news team. Our energy reporters cover the largest sector of our state’s economy, including issues such as earthquakes, water recycling, technology, and legislation. The ideal candidate has strong writing, reporting, social media and technology skills. The right person also has an ability to produce everything from quick turnaround corporate earnings stories for our website, to long-form pieces for our newspaper. The ability and willingness to work with multimedia, including video, podcasts and social media is vital.

While much of the reporter’s time will be devoted to covering energy, our business reporters occasionally cover stories outside their beats, offering an opportunity to write about other topics.


Position requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field (or equivalent experience)
  • At least five years of journalism experience
  • Business coverage experience is preferred; experience covering the energy sector would be ideal
  • A track record of producing quality journalism
  • A self-starter with demonstrated ability to develop and execute compelling stories, scour public records, and conduct quality interviews
  • Must be able to work with multi-media (video, podcasts, and social media)

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Candidates must also submit PDFs of their content or a list of the URLs for samples of their writing. 

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