News Multi-Media Journalist

Recruitment #210825-UNCE-568

Introduction

HOW TO APPLY:
Send cover letter, application and resume to:
OETA, Human Resources
P.O. Box 14190
Oklahoma City, OK 73113
(405) 848-8501

Applications can be downloaded from www.oeta.tv
or in person at our Oklahoma City and Tulsa Offices.

Oklahoma City Office: 7403 N. Kelley Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK 73111
Tulsa Office: 535 North Greenwood, Tulsa, OK 74106

OETA IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

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The Oklahoma Educational Television Authority (OETA) announces the opening of the position titled NEWS MULTI-MEDIA JOURNALIST in the News & Public Affairs Department. The most qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

RESPONSIBILITIES
This position is primarily responsible for enterprising and generating news stories for live broadcast on the weekly statewide news program, the Oklahoma News Report (ONR), station website and news blog, and all current and future media platforms, including social media.

• Recording moving video and still images in the field by operating ENG cameras (Sony XD-Cam and DSLR) and writing and producing stories;
• Editing on non-linear editing equipment (Avid);
• Posting news content, including video, audio, text and still images to station website and other platforms;
• Strategically engaging in social media;
• Maintaining equipment in proper working condition;
• Working independently under direction of news management;
• Performing other news and public affairs duties, as assigned, including operating studio cameras and working on other news and public affairs programs;
• Editing of own work and that of others.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Successful completion of formal education in photojournalism, cinematography, or equivalent training and/or job-related work experience.
• Work experience with ENG video recording equipment required.
• Experience with Avid non-linear editing system or other non-linear system required.
• Understanding of visual news storytelling with effective pictures, lighting, and audio.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Knowledge of Oklahoma politics, laws, culture, economy, geography, history and topics of statewide interest will be helpful.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends.
• Ability to shoot and edit with speed and creativity in newsroom or field environment.
• Ability to lift up to 50lbs and have a valid Oklahoma driver’s license.
• Ability to do photography and reporting that requires mobility in variety of indoor and outdoor locations exposed to prevalent weather conditions and terrain.
• Ability to travel long distances in state vehicle with some overnight travel possible. Expenses will be reimbursed at rates provided by Oklahoma law.
• Ability to produce high-quality news content across all platforms on deadline.

COMPENSATION
Salary ranging from $32,000 - $40,000 per year. A generous benefit package including health, leave, retirement, plus much more.