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News/sports reporter (North Platte, Nebraska)

Fri, 01/08/2021 - 10:21 -- Steven J Rottinghaus
Full time

KNOP-TV is looking for a driven journalist for the role of general assignment news reporter in our main North Platte newsroom. You will be an integral part of the top news team in the area, bringing unique local stories, from enterprising ideas to telling polished, effective stories live on-air. You will operate as a multimedia journalist, responsible for finding, shooting, writing and editing your stories from start to finish.

Enterprise story ideas that matter to viewers in the local area

Execute all aspects of storytelling, scheduling shoots and interviews, shooting video, writing scripts, editing, and going live as needed

Be a multiplatform 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

A consistent track record of meeting deadlines

Ability to shoot and edit video, and effectively communicate live on-air

Flexibility in scheduling to respond to the changing news landscape

A four-year degree in journalism or related field or equivalent professional experience

Familiarity with iNews, Avid, TVU, Clickability, Sony ENG, Social Media a plus

KNOP-TV has some of the highest news ratings of any station in the country, and a proud tradition of journalism that goes back more than 60 years. It is a powerful local voice, highlighting the strong community spirit in the region, and serving as an advocate and voice for those who need to be heard. The newscast production plays well above the market size with automation, robotic cameras, and cutting-edge graphics, in support of an award-winning staff.

North Platte, Nebraska, is placed perfectly between Denver and Omaha. 

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 developent of the best and brightest employees in the business.






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