Date Posted January 09, 2022
Industry TV Jobs
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Job Description

KOCO-TV, the Hearst Television ABC Affiliate in Oklahoma City, has an opening for a highly skilled, ambitious, hardworking PT Associate Producer to work in our newsroom. The qualified candidate will assist producers in all aspects of producing a newscast. This will include running TelePrompter for news broadcasts, writing stories, creating graphics, researching information and using video. Associate Producers also assist in making phone calls to gather information about stories. In addition to writing for our broadcasts, our associate producers are also assigned to write/post stories daily to our website and social media sites. The ideal candidate will have strong organizational, writing and tape editing skills. This is a wonderful opportunity for someone looking to get his or her foot in the door and get started in a career in journalism.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Write copy for daily newscasts and edit videos.
  • Assist producers and reporters with research.
  • Operate TelePrompter.
  • Communicate effectively with assignment editors, producers, reporters, photographers, editors production staff and news managers.
  • Have an understanding of social media and be able to produce content on our digital platforms.
  • Researching and writing stories for television and digital platforms.
  • Making follow up calls and beat calls.

Experience Requirements:

  • Writing, editing, producing experience in a professional or college newsroom.
  • Military journalism experience will be considered.

Qualifications Requirements:

  • Familiarity with social media.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure.
  • Ability to work on deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Knowledge of ENPS are pluses.
  • Clear MVR


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred with an emphasis in communications or journalism or equivalent work experience or military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS).

Additional Requirements

As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations due to medical and/or religious reasons on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements.