Hearst Autos

Anchor Reporter

1 month agoOklahoma City, OK

KOCO-TV, the ABC affiliate in Oklahoma City, is looking for a high-energy weekend anchor/reporter who knows how to tell visual stories and can do active, engaged live shots. In addition to credibility, poise, and personality; we're looking for an anchor/reporter who isn't afraid to head out into the field and break the big stories. Our next anchor/reporter will tell compelling stories, and execute energetic live shots. We are looking for a versatile, enterprising self-starter who is fast, efficient, works well under tight deadlines, can develop sources, and has excellent live reporting skills. In-person attendance is required.

Job Responsibilities:

• Deliver scripted and ad lib material with professionalism, personality, and purpose

• Have an active presence on social media that engages the audience

• 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

• Fill-in anchor duties as directed by management

Required Skills:

• Proven ability to connect with viewers

• Ability to work varied shifts, including overnights and weekends

• Can deal with the stresses and pressures of time-sensitive newscast production

• Demonstrated ability with digital media and social media


• Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent proven work experience

Required Experience:

  • Past reporting experience (2-5 years) preferred
  • Minimum 2 years anchoring experience preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to enterprise and uncover stories
  • Your demo reel should be indicative of your everyday work
Additional Requirements

As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations due to medical and/or religious reasons on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

Job ID: hearst-2001199