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Senior Producer

Cox Media Group


Location:
Tulsa, OK
Date:
06/21/2017
2017-06-212017-07-20
Job Code:
172892
Cox Media Group
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Job Details

Company Cox Media Group
Title: Senior Producer
JobID: 172892
Category: Broadcast
Industry: Cox Media Group
Job Type: Full-time

Description

The senior producer is the go-to producer in the newsroom for breaking news and team coverage. 

The senior producer will assist executive producers in overseeing the creation and execution of newscasts based on research information and goals. They collaborate with reporters on best video and stories of the day.  Work with assignment desk, producers and associate producers to find stories and ensure accurate reporting.  Concise writing and accurate writing is required. Must be strong in the booth and act as a leader in the newsroom. Ensures the use of graphics, story selection, and pace are on target with action plans and style guidelines.


Create & execute newscasts
  • Works with executive producers and producers to achieve daily goals
  • Crafts newscasts based on research and show goals
  • Communicates with reporters to find the best video stories of the day.
  • Writes accurate and compelling teases to keep viewers as long as possible.
  • Works with assignment desk to find stories, help assign reporters and make sure information is confirmed.
  • Concise, accurate writing that executes research findings.
  • Ensures graphics, story selection and show pace are on target with action plans and style guidelines.
  • Orders graphics for newscasts
  • Booths newscasts
Assignment desk
  • Listens to scanners and confirms stories with local police agencies
  • Answers phones in a consumer friendly manner
  • Helps dispatch crews
  • Confirms stories found in papers and other sources
Update the web
  • Writes and updates stories for the web when necessary

Qualifications

  • Degree in journalism or related field preferred, high school diploma or GED required.
  • Must have 3 years producing experience.
  • The ability to multitask, strong organizational skills and solid news judgment. 
  • Must be able to keep a cool head under pressure. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills are a must.


Cox Media Group (CMG) is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that also includes the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa.  The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations; more than 60 radio stations; six daily newspapers, more than a dozen non-daily publications; and more than 100 digital sites and services, like Rare.us, Clark.com, Dawg Nation, SEC Country, Hookem.com, and All22. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 31 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million newspaper readers, and nearly 15 million radio listeners.  For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.

Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-OK-Tulsa-2625 South Memorial

Employee Status: Contractual

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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