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Weekend Anchor/Reporter – KSNB TV, Hastings

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Weekend Anchor/Reporter

8.17.21

Local4 (KSNB) is accepting applications for Weekend Anchor/Reporter for newscasts in our Hastings, NE, newsroom. The Weekend Anchor/Reporter is responsible for producing and anchoring our weekend newscasts and working as a reporter/mmj three days during the week.

JOB SUMMARY:

KSNB-TV, Local4, Hastings, Nebraska, is looking for the next person to lead our weekend news coverage.  You will produce and anchor our weekend evening newscasts and coordinate efforts of our weekend reporter/mmj’s.  You will also gather, shoot, write, edit, and front news stories for our broadcast and digital platforms three days out of the week.

QUALIFICATIONS:

We need people on our team who have a passion for learning about our community and our audience and who authentically demonstrate that passion on the air, on-line and especially in person. Our audience embraces our talent because we show them that we care.  On-air experience at a professional news station, a college degree or equivalent job experience in a journalism related field, are desired.

We’re also looking for the ability to communicate live in a professional manner, for our media channels. The ability to type and operate newsroom computers and other news gathering equipment in an above average capacity, excellent people skills when dealing with coworkers and the public. are requirements.  Strong organizational skills are necessary. Position would require permanent residence in Hastings or Grand Island, Nebraska

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 iNews, Sony ENG, Avid, TVU, and ARC Publishing a plus.

Must have valid driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record. Employment is contingent on successfully passing drug screen and driving record check.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Produce and anchor local weekend newscasts

• Enterprise, shoot, edit, and report compelling

• 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

ABOUT STATION:

KSNB-TV serves the Central Nebraska area in the Lincoln-Hastings-Kearney market.  We are an NBC affiliate with full-service newscasts weekdays and weekends.  “Local 4” is a growing brand in the market on broadcast and digital platforms.  Local4’s hyper-local focus positions us to be an innovative leader in Central Nebraska.

ABOUT GRAY TELEVISION:

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. We own and operate leading media outlets in over 50 markets throughout the country – all delivering the news, weather, sports and entertainment that millions of our neighbors count on every day. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

 HOW TO APPLY:

Please apply online at www.gray.tv/applynow or send an email with resume and reel to hr@1011now.com

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of KOLN/KGIN’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.