Job Description:

Public Radio Tulsa, an NPR member station seeks an Anchor/Reporter to join our growing team of journalists covering northeast Oklahoma.

Anchor/Reporter is a full-time position that reports to the News Director and anchors local news segments during am morning drive on NPR’s ‘Morning Edition,’ with occasional substitute anchoring at other times; reports on planned events, spot news and enterprise stories for broadcast and website; produce feature stories for broadcast and website; assist with updating station website and sharing content via social media, including on weekend “on call” rotations; field report or anchor during special coverage events, such as elections, severe weather, or station outreach events; provide reporting assistance and content to NPR and other national outlets; other duties as assigned.



  • Writes and anchors three newscasts and nine updates for broadcast including weather through morning, then posts to the station website, NPR One, and social media.
  • Generate story ideas, gather information and assets such as audio and images for reporting and stories, including monitoring and pulling relevant audio from meetings, hearings, and press conferences.
  • Researches, produces, reports, writes and voice assigned stories for broadcast and station website, including spot news and feature length stories on a general assignment basis.
  • Updates station website and shares stories via social media every weekday morning, and on a weekend “on-call” rotation.
  • Covers breaking news and contributes to the NPR national network newscasts and programs, as needed.
  • Assists and collaborates with other public radio stations in Oklahoma, sharing created stories, and working collaboratively with other station personnel on special projects.
  • Hosts or co-hosts other station programs or events, as needed.
  • Represents KWGS and Public Radio Tulsa at station-sponsored events outside of the station, including candidate forums, and other station-sponsored events including membership and fundraising events.
  • Occasionally assists on-air fundraising efforts by producing fund drive promos, as available.
  • Occasional work hours in the evening and weekends.




Bachelor’s degree and two years of full-time experience with a radio station, TV station, digital media, or newspaper producing daily news; experience producing radio news reports; experience anchoring radio or TV newscasts; experience in public media news; experience with Adobe Audition editing software; basic HTML skills.





Bachelor’s degree in journalism, mass communications, or related field, or three years full-time reporting experience with a radio station, TV station, digital media or newspaper producing daily news; experience with at least one content management system; familiarity with AP style; excellent verbal communication skills and speaking voice; valid driver’s license and ability to travel locally and within state for news coverage. An equivalent combination of education and work experience may substitute for the education requirement.

Job Location: 
Tulsa, OK
United States
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Full time
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(918) 631-2779
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