School of Media & Strategic Communications

Reporter/Producer Job Opening KTEN-TV, Sherman. TX and Ada/Ardmore, OK

KTEN-TV, the NBC, ABC and CW affiliates serving the Sherman, TX and Ada/Ardmore, OK regions, has an opportunity for an entry-level reporter/producer.  The successful candidate will function as a one-man-band reporter part of the time and as a newscast producer the rest of the time.  This person will work in one of the newest newsrooms in the nation, in the shadows of Markets 5 (Dallas), 41 (Oklahoma City), and 58 (Tulsa).  KTEN-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

College degree or equivalent required.  Some reporter and anchoring preferred but not required.

Application instructions:  Please send samples of your work on DVD to Mark Farrell, News Director, KTEN-TV, 10 High Point Circle, Denison, TX 75020 or

Photographer/Multimedia Journalist

Category:  News

Position/Title:  Photographer/Multimedia Journalist

Details:   The News Photographer operates television or video camera to record images or scenes for news reports.  The candidate will also have the ability to cover stories as a reporter one man band.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
* Shoots videos 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 and is able to one man band report a couple days per week.
* Operates TVU backpack, live microwave and/or satellite trucks in remote situations.
* Performs other duties as assigned.

Vacancy Type:  Full time

Date Posted:  5/8/2017

Closing Date: 6/8/2017

Location:  Wichita Falls, TX


Experience: Entry Level Position

Requirements:  Some College Coursework Completed

Contact: Apply online at 

General Assignment Reporter Job Listing from Wichita Falls, TX-Lawton, OK

The reporter collects, analyzes and presents facts about newsworthy events by interview, investigation or observation for all platfvorms in a manner that is clear, engaging, and meaningful to news consumers.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
* Reports news stories for broadcast, describing the background and details of events.
* Arranges interviews with people who can provide information about stories.
* Reviews copy and corrects errors in content, grammar and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines.
* Reviews and evaluates notes taken about event aspects in order to isolate pertinent facts and details.
* Determines a story's emphasis, length and format, and organizes material accordingly.
* Researches and analyzes background information related to news stories in order to be able to provide complete and accurate information.
* Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other
* Pitches stories to news managers and news producers which are relevant to the local community.
* Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas.
* Discusses issues with producers and/or news managers to establish priorities or positions.
* Checks reference materials such as books, news files or public records to obtain relevant facts.
* Revises work to meet editorial approval or to fit time requirements.
* Shoots and edits news events and news reports.
* Produces and presents reports for all platforms.
* Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
* Writes stories for the web and other eMedia platforms.
* Interacts with vieweres/users on social media sites.
* Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Date Posted: 5/8/2017

Closing Date:  6/8/2017

Location:  Wichita Falls, Texas


Experience:  1 year experience preferred

Requirements:  Bachelor's Degree -- Required

Contact:  Apply online at