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Reporter/MMJ/Fill-In Anchor

 

 

JOB SUMMARY:

 

KSNB-TV, Local4, Hastings, Nebraska, is looking for storytellers willing to invest time an effort into the beginning of their careers.  We need smart, capable professionals who want to learn about our Central Nebraska community and tell stories about the people who make it special.

QUALIFICATIONS:

If you’re in the first or second stage of your career this is an opportunity to learn community journalism.  You can also sharpen your writing, visuals, editing and social media skills. On-air experience at a professional news station, a college degree or equivalent job experience in a journalism related field, are desired.

Local4 thrives because we have people with a passion for learning about our community and our audience and who authentically demonstrate that passion on the air, on-line and especially in person. Our audience embraces our talent because we show them that we care.

We’re also looking for the ability to communicate live in a professional manner, for all of our media channels. The ability to type and operate newsroom computers and other news gathering equipment in an above average capacity, excellent people skills when dealing with coworkers and the public, a valid driver’s license, and a satisfactory driving record are requirements.  KSNB also does pre-employment drug testing. Position would require permanent residence in Hastings or Grand Island, Nebraska.

The Local4 newsroom is a small group which thrives on teamwork and collaboration. The right candidate will be a proven leader and a positive influence in the newsroom. Once our people demonstrate their capabilities there may be opportunities to anchor our presentations on a fill-in basis.

Familiarity with ENPS, Sony ENG, Avid, Edius, TVU, and ARC Publishing a plus.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Produce and anchor news content
  • Enterprise, shoot, edit, and report compelling stories
  • Execute all aspects of storytelling, scheduling shoots and interviews, shooting video, writing scripts, editing, and going live as needed
  • Be a multi-platform storyteller, with regular posts to social media and the station’s website and news apps
  • Meet tight daily deadlines
  • Respond urgently and appropriately to breaking and developing news

ABOUT STATION:

KSNB-TV, based in Hastings, is the NBC affiliate in the Lincoln-Hastings-Kearney market. Local4’s hyper-local focus on the Grand Island-Hastings-Kearney community positions us to be an innovative leader in Central Nebraska.

ABOUT GRAY TELEVISION:

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. We own and operate leading media outlets in over 50 markets throughout the country – all delivering the news, weather, sports and entertainment that millions of our neighbors count on every day. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.

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.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please apply online at  https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings                           Interested applicants can go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your cover letter, resume, and references.

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 KOLN/KGIN’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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