How to Apply

Send application and resume with cover letter along with any other required materials to:
Human Resources
P.O. Box 14190
Oklahoma City, OK 73113
Deliver in-person to OETA's main offices at 7403 N. Kelley Ave. in Oklahoma City.
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NOTE: OETA does not accept application forms by e-mail. Only signed and dated applications will be accepted.

Our hiring policy is simple:


This company hires lawful workers only – U.S. citizens or nationals and non-citizens with valid work authorization – without discrimination.

Federal immigration law requires all employers to verify both the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

In its efforts to meet the law’s requirements, this company is participating in the Basic Pilot program established by the Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to aid employers in verifying the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. Our participation in the pilot program does not exempt us from the obligation to complete a Form I-9 for everyone we hire.

For additional information on the verification program contact the:
Department of Homeland Security
111 Massachusetts Avenue, 2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20001
Phone (888) 464-4218

Nuestra póliza de empleo es simple:


Sin disriminación, esta compañia emplea solamente trabajadores legales – ciudadanos o nacionales de los Estados Unidos y extranjeros con autorización de trabajo.

La Ley Federal de Inmigración y Nacionalidad requiere que todas las empresas verifiquen la identidad y elegibilidad de las personas que buscan empleo en los Estados Unidos.

En su esfuerzo de cumplir los requisitos de la Ley, esta compañia participa en un programa Piloto Básico de verificación de empleo, establecido por El Departmento de Seguirdad Nacional (DHS) en conjunto con la Administración de Seguro Social en esta forma los empleadores, verificaran la elegibilidad de todos los nuevos aplicantes. Nuestra participación en este programa piloto, hace que no exista ningun tipo de excepción en la Ley, tenemos la obligación de completar el formulario I-9 para toda persona que nostros empleamos.

Para mayor información de este programa de verificaión, puede usted comunicarse:
Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements (SAVE)Program
Washington, DC 20529
Phone (888) 464-4218

If you have any questions please call (405) 848-8501 or 1-800-879-6382




ISSUED: November 22, 2013

CLOSE:  Until Filled

The Oklahoma Educational Television Authority (OETA) announces the opening of the position titled NEWS REPORTER/PRODUCER for the News and Public Affairs Department in our Tulsa facility.  The most qualified candidate(s) will be contacted for an interview.


This position is responsible for general assignment television news reporting for OETA’s weekly news program, the Oklahoma News Report (ONR), and other news and public affairs programs, as required.  Duties include:

  • Identifying and developing story ideas, scheduling, researching, news writing, conducting interviews, field reporting and other duties necessary for producing in-depth television news content;
  • Developing content suitable for over-the-air and online distribution and utilizing social media and other content production and distribution techniques; and
  • Reporting stories that relate to a statewide audience, with special emphasis on Legislative and state government-related stories, particularly during the Legislative session.


  • Minimum of two years’ experience in newsgathering, writing, and producing broadcast news video content is required.
  • Must take initiative to develop video stories that are consistent with the public service journalism mission and standards of the News and Public Affairs Department and OETA.
  • Must possess strong reporting, critical thinking, teamwork, interpersonal and oral communication skills and be a positive representative of OETA.
  • Must be able to collaborate creatively with photojournalists, graphic artists, producers and news management.
  • Must have working knowledge of and capacity to use computers for writing, research, video review, scheduling and communication.
  • Must be able to work under deadline pressure on multiple projects or stories.
  • Knowledge of Oklahoma, state government, issues of statewide significance and journalism ethics is important.
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field and experience in governmental news coverage are preferred.
  • Demonstrated desire for continuing professional development will be viewed favorably.
  • Successful candidates:
  1. Must be able to lift 30lbs and have a valid Oklahoma driver’s license.
  2. Must be able to do field reporting that requires mobility in a variety of indoor and outdoor locations, where the employee will be exposed to the prevalent weather conditions and terrain.
  3. Must be able to travel long distances around the state and meet deadlines.
  4. Must be able to work outside normal work hours on occasion.

Salary range: $33,360.00 per year. A generous benefit package including State of Oklahoma health, leave, and retirement, plus much more is included.

Send cover letter, application, resume and work examples (website links accepted) to OETA, Human Resources, P.O. Box 14190, Oklahoma City, OK  73113 or via e-mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Applications must be signed to be valid and can be downloaded from www.oeta.tv or obtained at 7403 N. Kelley Avenue, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma or 535 N. Greenwood Avenue, Tulsa, Oklahoma.