Reporter/Anchor

Location Tulsa, Oklahoma Job Number 173735 Brand Cox Television Tulsa, LLC

Description

The Anchor/Reporter position shall have the customary duties of news anchor as well as an energetic hard news-reporter that emphasizes daily news, breaking news, and severe weather coverage.  Our anchor/reporter will enterprise exclusives, tell compelling stories and execute energetic live shots. 

Our anchors are newsroom leaders who help mentor and grow producers and reporters.  Our anchors write and edit scripts with process driven communication in mind.  We are looking for enterprising self-starter who works well under tight deadlines, and can develop sources.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Delivers scripted and ad lib material with professionalism, personality, and purpose 
  • Works with and guides reporters and producers in newscast production
  • Plans, gathers and assembles stories on day-of news or special project assignments
  • Works with  a photographer to gather and edit compelling video and captivating sound
  • Coordinates with news managers and producers to develop stories that go beyond surface details, that accentuate unique enterprise angles, and have exclusive content
  • Develops a network of sources who provide tips, early access to information, and allow the reporter to break stories of significance.
  • Will contribute pictures, video and text updates to digital platforms consistently throughout the day
  • Can juggle multiple stories and projects at once, demonstrates exceptional time-management skills by meeting all deadlines under pressure.
  • An ability to summarize information into easy-to-understand components
  • Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards
  • Appears on behalf of the station at public events

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent proven work experience
  • Past anchor experience required
  • Past reporting experience required
  • Demonstrated ability to enterprise and uncover


Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of CoxReps. Additionally, CMG owns Cox Target Media, which operates Valpak, one of North America's leading direct marketing companies, and Savings.com, a leading online source for savings.


The company's operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 57 radio stations, eight daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services.


CMG currently operates in more than 30 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 32 million TV viewers, more than 4 million print and online newspaper readers, and 14 million radio listeners.


For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at http://www.coxmediagroup.com



Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-OK-Tulsa-2625 S Memorial Dr

Employee Status: Contractual

Job Level: Entry Level

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing