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News Reporter

Media – Journalism – Newspaper
NEWS REPORTER (Pure Nebraska) – KOLN
About Gray Television:

Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households.

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

About KOLN:

KOLN is the CBS affiliate in the Lincoln, Hastings, Kearney market. Located in the thriving capital city of Lincoln, the station is the area`s dominant news leader, with number one newscasts in every daypart. The 1011NOW news brand is well-known throughout the region as a trusted source for quality news, weather, and sports coverage.

Job Description/Summary:

10/11 NOW is accepting applications for a full-time weekday newscast producer in Lincoln, NE. You will be the primary driver of the market’s dominant mid-day and 5pm newscasts, finding and producing compelling, important stories that drive viewership. There may be on-air opportunities for the right candidate.

Duties/Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

• Enterprise story ideas that appeal to the greater Nebraska audience, with a strong focus on rural communities and lifestyle
• Be prepared to travel to where the story takes you throughout the State, developing relationships and story ideas along the way.
• This will be a very independent role for the right candidate, and will require strong time and resource management. You will track and manage stories, from idea to completion. You’ll generally be responsible for contributing one feature story/day.
• Execute all aspects of storytelling, scheduling shoots and interviews, shooting video, writing scripts, editing, and going live as needed.
• Work flexible hours


• Ability to shoot and edit video, and effectively communicate live on-air
• Interest in the communities, history, and agriculture of Nebraska
• A four-year degree in journalism or related field, or equivalent professional experience
• Familiarity with ENPS, Edius Editing, TVU, ARC Publishing, Sony ENG, and Bitcentral a plus
• The position could be in Lincoln, Grand Island, or Hastings depending on the candidate.

If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter and references

(Current employees that are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro employee portal)

KOLN-TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company.

Additional Info:

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus prior to the first workday.

Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
Closing Date:
Lincoln – 68503
If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter and references.
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