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Broadcast Careers: KOLN TV, Lincoln - Reporter

Job Posting


March 8, 2017

Application Minimum Deadline: COB March 22, 2017

Maximum Deadline April 14, 2017


Station Management reserves the right to hire within the minimum and maximum deadlines. Applicants will be notified of position closing.


KOLN-TV is looking for a dynamic reporter who craves good storytelling, an in-depth assignment, the chance to ask tough questions and as many opportunities to go live as possible. He or She must be flexible each day with what types of stories he/she will cover. He or she will get fill-in anchor opportunities which have lead to other opportunities within 1011 News or within Gray Television.

This position involves strong news judgment along with high levels of creativity, communication, language skills and professionalism.


Duties include, but are not limited to: turning various angles and building different ways of presenting your story of the day; digging into the information that is given to you and finding what matters most to your viewers; asking hard questions; assisting with other live shots when needed; shoot and report live under tight deadlines on-air and on the web involving breaking news situations. The position is also responsible for knowledge of the community and story idea generation while waiting for the next alarm to sound.


Qualifications include: on-air experience and consistency in deadline-driven stories; Experience with a video camera in shooting and editing; Confidence in live-shot reporting; High flexibility and self-motivation are required. News judgment, decisiveness, exceptional writing/grammar skills, positive ability to work well with other staff; a know-how for good storytelling on the web and on social media and willingness to take direction as a team player are essential.  Must maintain a permanent residence within 30 minutes of station in Lincoln and meet physical requirements of the position. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.  A valid driver's license is required.


Submit resume/DVD (DVD’s will not be returned) or internet link (preferred) representative of work, references and work examples indicating which position applied forto:


By email to hr@1011now.com

By fax to 402.467.9461


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


Attn: Human Resources

840 North 40th Street

Lincoln, NE 68503

Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company requiring pre-employment drug and background testing. Gray Television participates in E-Verify. EOE  Gray Television Group, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical handicap or marital status.  Discriminatory employment practices are specifically prohibited by the Federal Communications Commission.  If you believe your Equal Employment Rights have been violated, you may contact the FCC in Washington, D.C. 20054, or other appropriate state or local agencies.



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