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Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter – KOLN/KSNB TV, Hastings

KOLN KSNB Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter

KSNB-TV, the NBC affiliate serving Lincoln/Hastings/Grand Island, is looking for a weekend sports anchor/reporter to tell compelling stories on various platforms. This employee will be based at KSNB’s studios in Hastings, Nebraska. This position will put together and present on-air sports segments for weekend newscasts and fill in doing sports on weekdays as needed. They will work as a sports reporter for their remaining days each week. He/She will have opportunities to put together and present on-air sports segments for weekend evening newscasts, and on other newscasts as needed. He/she will also be expected to push the envelope in developing compelling visuals and presentations with a hyper-local focus on the Hastings/Grand Island/Kearney portion of the market.

General Responsibilities:
• Provide sports segments for newscasts as assigned, as well as on various digital platforms

• Be ready and willing to work various schedules depending on the staffing needs of the station

• Perform all the regular duties of a reporter, from story ideas to shooting, editing, and going live, as well as posting on digital and social platforms

-Depending on Newsroom coverage needs, may be assigned to do general assignment news stories at News Director’s discretion Qualifications:

This position requires a high level of creativity and communication. He/she must have a background in broadcast journalism and sports with a passion for cutting-edge presentation. Professional experience on air is also required. The select candidate must also have the ability to perform under deadline pressure. Familiarity with I-News Avid editing, and ENG equipment a plus.

Candidates must have previous experience shooting live, local sports events, demonstrate an ability to create compelling personal sports stories and demonstrate a background and track record of social media engagement and interaction.

Must have valid Driver’s License with good driving record. Employment is contingent on successfully passing drug screen and driving record check.

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 daypart. The 1011NOW news brand is well-known throughout the region as a trusted source for quality news, weather, and sports coverage.

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.

To apply, please go online to: www.gray.tv/careers#currentopenings  or email your resume 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.

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