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News 9 seeks a field producer, news

September 29, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

News 9 is looking for a news producer who will be overseeing its newsroom


  • As an Executive Producer you will oversee daily newsroom operations in conjunction with news management
  • Plan special events and projects
  • Share responsibility for editorial content with Director of Content and Assistant News Director
  • Supervises and schedules staff
  • Works with producers to develop and create graphic production elements for the newscasts
  • Support strategic development and execution for the organization while working effectively with Griffin companies
  • Oversee news coverage, assignments, and website execution
  • Work with content producers, video journalists and talent on the writing and production of news stories for on air and websites
  • Critique work and performance of reporting and producing staff
  • Maintain awareness of possible legal ramifications of stories and provide appropriate direction to minimize risk
  • Deal with daily operations of the newsroom, resource allotment, and personnel development
  • Liaison between production, news gathering and engineering
  • Manage overtime within budget constraints
  • Monitor company-owned social media accounts of on-air talent
  • Work with producers and reporters on the writing and production of news stories and newscasts
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned, including driving an automobile for company business
  • This is a full-time position primarily working Monday through Friday 2:00pm-11:00pm however hours and schedule may vary depending on demands of news coverage


  • A habit of sharing successes, putting the team first, and working for the good of the team
  • The ability to give and receive constructive criticism
  • Observe and employ the Golden Rule
  • Exhibit a strong work ethic, drive, and willingness to take initiative
  • The virtue of being interpersonally smart about the interactions and relationships of those you encounter
  • Positive Attitude:
  • Exhibited by focusing on opportunities not problems, see the glass as half-full not half-empty
  • 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
  • Five years of progressively responsible supervisory experience in a television newsroom
  • Experienced journalist with track record of breaking big stories
  • Must have a history with Freedom of Information requests and in dissecting complicated documents
  • Must have excellent writing and coaching skills
  • Effective oral and written communication skills as well as the ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to make quick and appropriate decisions and gain the cooperation of others
  • Must be able to work extended work schedules
  • Extensive highway travel required
  • Occasional travel by helicopter required
  • Advanced knowledge of television technology and production equipment
  • Knowledge of personal computers and ability to learn new systems
  • Must have, or be able to obtain, a valid Oklahoma driver’s license and have a driving record acceptable to the company
  • Capable of handling the physical and mental requirements including:
  • Ability to verbally communicate in English
  • Ability to read computer monitor information (words and data)
  • Ability to hear detailed spoken word
  • Ability to remain sedentary and to travel to work location
  • Ability to perform manual dexterity tasks with hands, fingers
  • Ability to analyze data, concentrate, reason, and write
  • Ability to perform under emotional stress

According to Indeed, estimated pay range is $35k to $42k per year

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