Full Time Job

Sports / News Reporter

KOLN

Lincoln, NE 08-29-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Sports / News Reporter - KOLN

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 Summary/Description:

1011NOW is looking for a skilled storyteller who has the flexibility to be a key part of the area's leading sports and news coverage and cover our local communities as a general assignment reporter. This position will cover both local sports and news.

Duties and responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:
• Cover local sports, from the University of Nebraska to our local high schools
• Shoot professional highlights of sporting events
• Anchor sports segments as needed
• 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 driving record check. ***

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopening, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your resume, cover letter and references

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rvn4vn-44-197-198-214-42 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.