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Part Time Writer

Posted on 04/12/21 7:07 by KFOR
location Oklahoma
time Full Time
Job Start Date: Immediate opening
applications 0 Applications


DATE:                    April 12, 2021

LOCATION:          KFOR-TV 444 E Britton Rd OKC, OK 73112                                                                                    

POSITION:           Part Time Writer

REPORTS TO:      News Managers (News Director, EP,

Managing Editors, Assignment Manager, etc.)


POSITION SUMMARY: The primary purpose of the News Writer is to write and gather information for highly produced newscasts and to assist with Assignment Desk duties for daily newscasts.



  • Writes news stories for daily newscasts, produce opens and graphic elements for a highly produced newscast.
  • Submits story ideas daily
  • Must be available to work station promotion events
  • Contributes recommendations on daily story coverage & special assignments
  • Above average demonstrable writing and communications skills
  • Ability to work under extreme pressure & deadlines
  • Must keep up with local, state, national & international events.  Watch local TV news.
  • Must work individually, as well as part of a team
  • Manage Assignment Desk during assigned shift.  Must be able to hear scanners, answer phones and direct crews to news events
  • Keep printer area supplied with paper & printers loaded with paper


  • A proven journalistic talent for news writing.
  • Ability to type quickly, operate police scanner, handle news telephones and other such equipment.


    This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, work load, rush jobs, special projects, technological developments, etc.


    Apply by going to the link listed below and then filter the job search by location (US-OK-Oklahoma City). This will allow you to view all current postings for KFOR jobs.


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