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Weekend anchor/producer/reporter (Lincoln, Nebraska)

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 09:38 -- Steven J Rottinghaus
Type: 
Full time
Opportunity: 
Job
Details: 

Application Deadline: COB July 21, 2017

Maximum Deadline: August 25, 2017

Late submissions may or may not be considered at KOLN/KGIN’s discretion.

KOLN/KGIN is accepting applications for a full-time Weekend Anchor/Producer/Reporter in our 10/11 News Station in Lincoln, NE.  You will be the driving force behind the Market’s top-rated weekend newscasts. Producing them and then anchoring your own engaging content.  You’ll be leading the way on content decisions for weekend newscasts.  Besides the weekend work, you will also be reporting three days a week, enterprising your own stories from inception to completion.  You’ll regularly go live and be responsible for creating compelling content on all platforms.

Duties include:

The select candidate is capable of anchoring, reporting, writing, producing, planning, story generation, web posting, videography and editing, and producing news stories from inception to completion professionally, as assigned, via our various and growing media channels, and all on deadline.  The select candidate must demonstrate flexibility in the newsroom and on-air and present an energetic personality while delivering the news. Duties include TV & online news stories that are professionally complete and compelling, anchor newscasts on weekends and as assigned, present stories calmly and clearly and in a live capacity, appear at promotional functions, operate news equipment in a safe, professional manner, support news promotion, contribute regularly to news coverage and perform duties as assigned.

Qualifications include:

At least 2 years of broadcast journalism experience with a college degree or equivalent job experience in a journalism related field is required.  You must be an engaging anchor, with exceptional skills delivering news from the anchor desk.  You must have the presence, command, and polish necessary to effectively connect with the audience.  You must understand ways to showcase stories for greatest impact, understand the urgency of breaking news, and be driven to win the news day.  The right candidate will be a proven leader in the Newsroom.  We need someone who’s a positive influence for those around them, and thrives in a competitive, but fun environment.  Familiarity with Sony ENG, iNews, and Avid editing systems is a plus.

This position requires a Valid Driver’s License with a good driving record.  Employment is contingent on successfully passing a drug screen and a driving record check.

Send resume, DVD demo and/or link with a cover letter to: 

Online:  www.gray.tv/applynow

By email to hr@1011now.com

By fax to 402.467.9461

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Only if you don’t have electronic access, please mail your resume to or complete an application at:

KOLN/KGIN-TV/KSNB

Attn: Human Resources

840 North 40th Street

Lincoln, NE 68503