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MUSCOGEE

(CREEK) NATION

Seeking a

REPORTER FOR MVSKOKE MEDIA IN OKMULGEE

General Summary:

Contributes to Mvskoke Media in aspects including: reporting, writing, video/audio production and photography.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Receives assignment or evaluates news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.

2. Gathers and verifies factual information regarding story lead through interview, observation and research.

3. Organizes material, determines slant or emphasis and writes/produces story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.

4. Edits / produces or assists in editing / producing for publications / broadcasts of the Mvskoke News, Mvskoke Radio and Mvskoke Vision.

5. Assists managing editor with news stories and updates for the newspaper, podcasts and radio/TV shows by establishing Mvskoke Media within all tribal departments of Muscogee (Creek) Nation (MCN) as well as communication with community centers, tribal towns and tribal churches communication with community centers, tribal towns and tribal churches within the MCN jurisdiction regarding content retrieval.

Minimum Requirements:

Language Skills:

Has the ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Has the ability to write routine reports and correspondences. Has the ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills:

Has the ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interests, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Has the ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability:

Has the ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Has the ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

Valid Oklahoma Driver's License is required.

Preferred Requirements:

1. To perform this job successfully, an individual should have a basic knowledge of or a base knowledge to learn Macintosh computers and the Mac operating system (OS), Google platforms, mobile OSs, Acrobat, WordPress, Adobe or other video/audio editing software, Photoshop, Microsoft Word, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

2. A Bachelor's Degree from a four-year college or university or equivalent, or five years of experience in newspaper production, or an equivalent combination of both.
Muscogee (Creek) and Indian Preference

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