Position/Title:  News Photographer

Details:  The News Photographer operates television or video cameras to record images or scenes for news reports.

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

City and State:  Wichita Falls, TX

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
* Shoots video for news reports
* Confers with other personnel to discuss assignments, logistics and shot requirements
* Sets up, composes and executes video shots
* Maintains video equipment
* Edits video clips for television broadcasts and eMedia content
* Operates live microwave and satellite trucks in remote situations
* Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements and Skills:
* High school diploma
* Fluency in English
* Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
* Minimum two years' experience operating video recording equipment (more for larger markets and less for smaller markets)
* Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
* Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks
* Flexibility to work any shift

Additional Information:  
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The News Photographer must be able to stand, sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.  In addition, the News Photographer must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls.  Repetitive omvements are required.  Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

Apply online at: Https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com 

Kelly Dyer Fry was named pubisher of The Oklahoman on Tuesday.  Fry will also continue in her role as editor and vice president of news for The Oklahoman, which was purchased by GateHouse Media in October.

"Kelly is the perfect choice to assume the role of publisher, due to her accomplished tenure and success driving digital audiences at The Oklahoman," said Jim Hopson, The Oklahoman's interim pubilsher.  "She is a strong community leader and has excelled at creating and executing strategies for The Oklahoman."

For the past 24 years, Fry has been a leader in the news operation and coverage of Oklahoma communities.  Fry led the team that launched NewsOK.com and served as general manager of The Oklahoman's digital initiatives.  

A third-generation journalist and graduate of Oklahoma State University, Fry has been with The Oklahoman since 1994 when she left her family business.  Her family still owns and operates the El Reno Tribune

"We are proud to have such talent in our company with the level of passion for journalism and connection to Oklahoma communities," said Bernie Szachara, president of GateHouse U.S. Newspaper Operations.

"I have loved every minute of my career here and I'm looking forward to partnering with the community to build up this newpaper," Fry said. "We are more than a product; we work hard every day to serve as your eyes and ears.  I am humbled to take the reins of this great institution."

Nationally, Fry has served on the board of the Associated Press Media Editors and the New Media Federation of the Newspaper Association of America.

Fry was inducted into the Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame in 2014.

Jordan Advertising is currently accepting applications for two internship openings for Spring.  The program runs alongside the Spring semester, beginning in January and ending in May.  Ideal candidates should have some working knowledge of an advertising agency and the advertising industry.

Interns will have the option to work in different departments of the agency depending on their interests and skills, including:  media:  creative, account service, brand management, social media and new business management.

Responsibilities may include developing social media content, graphic design, attending meetings, assisting with copywriting, research and other duties as assigned.

* College junior, senior or recent graduate studying advertising, public relations, marketing, communications, design or other related degrees
* Strong writing skills and familiarization with AP Style
* Microsoft Office and Google Apps knowledge
* Time management, organization skills and the ability to meet deadlines
* Strong communication skills and the ability to professionally communicate with many teams
* Desire to collaborate with others and work in a creative environment
* Graphic Design focused applicants should have a background in graphic design, film/motion or web design with the intention of seeking career of one of those
  areas.  All applicants must have working knowledge of Adobe CS3/CS4/CS5 Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.

The internship is unpaid but offers students the ability to receive class credit accordingly.

Interns are expected to work between 10-20 hours per week.  Schedules will be coordinated to fit the intern's class schedule and meet course credit requirements.

Interested applicants:  Please email jkisling@jordanadvertising.com

To apply, click on this link:  https://goo.gl/forms/qbUGe584BbAl3Dkt1

Hallie Hart is a finalist in two categories of the SPI Region 8 Mark of Excellence Awards:  Feature Writing and Sports Writing.

Our students compete in the "large" division, i.e., universities with at least 10,000 students.

Winners will be announced and all finalists will be honored at the Region 8 Spring Conference March 22-23 at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, TX.

Good luck, Hallie!

Two of our outstanding seniors were selected for the list of 2018-19 Seniors of Significance.  They are:

Stephanie Rojo, Economics and Strategic Communications, Edmond, OK

Addison Skaggs, Sports Media and Strategic Communications, Perryton, TX

Congratulations to both of you.  We are very proud of all the hard work you have done.


SEK Media is looking for a News Director/Reporter who wants to join our KGGF AM/FM - KUSN - KQQF team.  Must have excellent verbal and writing skills, and computer literate in Microsoft Office to search out, write and deliver news and features on air, digital and mobile technologies.  Position prefers Farm and Ranch knowledge but not required.  Sports play-by-play is a plus.  Valid Driver's License required.  Pick up an application at 306 W. 8th St., Coffeyville, KS  67337 or download an application:  www.KGGFradio.com and email to jobs@kggfradio.com

The Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering is seeking qualified candidates for a paid internship to produce two semi-annual publications.  Priority consideration will be given to agricultural communications or multimedia journalism majors in their junior or senior year.

The paid, part-time internship begins February 25, 2019, requiring an average of 10-15 hours per week.  Responsibilities include development, research, interviewing, writing, photography and layout of the department's fall and spring newsletters.

Prefered Requirements:
Junior or senior status, working knowledge of InDesign and Photoshop software; completion of coursework in:

* Reporting (AGCM 3113, MMJ 3263 or MMJ 3553)
* Layout and Design (AGCM 3213 or equal)
* Photography (AGCM 3233 or MMJ 3823).  Possession of a personal digital camera an added benefit.

To apply, submit resume, unofficial transcript, writing and design samples or portfolio, and contact information for at least two references who have knowledge of your skills to:

Dianna Galloway
Biosystems & Ag Engineering
109 Ag Hall
(405) 744-5431

Deadline:  Friday, February 22, 2019, or until the position is filled.  Position is immediately available.


Longtime NAB executive John David (B.S., Broadcast Journalism,1968) represented radio in the Library of American Broadcasting Foundation's 16th Annual Giants of Broadcasting and Electronic Arts event November 14, 2018 in New York.  David programmed and managed radio stations in Oklahoma, Missouri and Kansas before becoming a station owner for 17 years.  He joined the trade group as VP of Broadcaster Congressional Relations in 1989.  The 30-year NAB vet transitioned to a senior advisory role in February after serving as exec VP of Radio, gave props to his NAB cohorts and the radio people he helped recruit to "this great association."

Other honorees at the event were:  Bill Abbott, President & CEO, Crown Media Family Networks; Jack Abernethy, CEO, Fox Television Stations; Ed Asner, award-winning actor; Elizabeth Murphy Burns, President & CEO, Morgan Murphy Media; David Lougee, President & CEO, Tegna; Bill Whitaker, Correspondent, "60 Minutes," CBS News; Paula Zahn, Producer/Host, "On the Case with Paula Zahn," Investigation Discovery.  A posthumous award was given to Eugene McDonald, Jr., who in 1923 founded Zenith Radio Corp. and the National Association of Broadcasters and was named its first president.


We are excited to announce the names of the 2019 NSAC Team.  These outstanding students will represent us in the spring at the National Student Advertising Competition.  The names are listed below:

Halle Barham

Gloria Berry

Madison Bradford

Ashley Brickman

Kenzie Bush

Alex Christy

Katie Cohen

Bailey Gilbert

MJ Greiner

Caleb Jones

DoWon Kim

Claire McKenzie

Lauren Mitchell

Rachel Moretti

Stephanie Rojo

Addison Skaggs

Toni Trainor

Amy Woods

This team is under the direction of the following advisers:  Asya Cooley, Nicole Morgan, and Zach Johnston  (graduate adviser).

Congratulations to everyone on the team!  We know you will make us proud!

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