Full Time Job

News Reporter / MMJ

KOLN

Lincoln, NE 07-22-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
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 day part. The 1011NOW news brand is well-known throughout the region as a trusted source for quality news, weather, and sports coverage.

Job Description/Summary:

1011NOW is looking for a driven journalist for the role of general assignment news reporter in our main Lincoln 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.

The successful candidate will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following:
• Enterprise story ideas that matter to viewers in Lincoln
• Track and manage sources and stories within your assigned beat
• 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

Qualifications/Requirements:
• On-air experience and 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 or ENPS, Avid Editing, TVU, ARC Publishing, Sony ENG, Social Media a plus
* Must have valid Drivers License with good driving record. Employment is contingent on successfully passing drug screen and driving record check.

Interested applicants can, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, click on ''apply now'', we encourage you to upload your resume and cover letter

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rv7j6j-3-236-84-188-42 in your application.

Company Profile
KOLN

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.