Full Time Job

Investigative Reporter


Omaha, NE 09-07-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
KETV, the ABC affiliate in Omaha, Nebraska, is looking for an Investigative Reporter. As an investigative reporter, you will be working with our team of journalists working to uncover exclusive content, conduct interviews, and produce stories for television and This position also requires some day-turn reporting responsibilities. The right candidate will be a self-starter with creative energy and a take-charge attitude who is able to make decisions quickly and coordinate a team effort. You must be engaged in social and government issues, possess solid news judgment, and be willing to spend time digging through documents and agendas to find information. We want someone eager to build new contacts and take the lead in a competitive news environment. You will report to the News Director.

Job Responsibilities:
• Identifying potential stories and vetting sources for information
• Research using internet databases and other resources to gather and process data
• Conducting interviews
• Writing copy for television and digital platforms
• Opportunity for substitute anchoring
• Communicating ideas and a vision to other team members and working with producers, and photographers to produce impactful video content
• In-person attendance is required

Experience Requirements:
• 2-years of journalism experience
• Work evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary
• Solid writing and grammar skills
• Multi-task and lead a team to bring projects to a conclusion
• Understanding of civics and interest in current events
• Retired military training and experience will be considered

If available, please include video examples of your work in your application.

Diversity Statement

At Hearst Television we tell stories every day. Stories about people of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and identities. That's why, behind the scenes, we believe in being an organization as diverse and varied as the audience we reach, ensuring that the content we create is more compassionate, and more representative of the communities we serve.


Hearst's benefit programs are modern, flexible and designed to focus on you. As a Hearst employee, you and your spouse or partner or dependents would have access to the following benefits.
• Medical | Dental | Vision
• 401(k) matching
• Emotional Wellness Support
• Paid Time Off
• Paid Parental Leave
• LGBTQ+ Health Services
• Additional benefits to meet your and your family's needs

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5nkw7-3-237-31-191-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households.