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PT News Producer/Editor – KETV, Omaha

Position/Title: Part-time News Producer/Editor

Details: KETV Television, Omaha’s News Leader, has an immediate open for a part-time Producer/Editor.

This is an excellent opportunity for an aspiring broadcast/digital journalist to start his or her career.   This position involves support for KETV’s weekend morning newscasts, working pre-dawn hours on Saturday and Sunday.  In addition, you would have the opportunity to pick-up another 8-hour shift during the week where you could define your role as a photojournalist, or producer in support of KETV news.   KETV will offer training in all aspects of television and digital news production for this position.   Experience with Adobe Premiere editing is a big plus for this position.   KETV also can provide opportunities for video photography in the field if the candidate has an interest in this aspect of news production.

Job Responsibilities:

•             Edit video for weekend morning newscasts

•             Work in the production control room to time and execute a live newscast by interacting with production crews, anchors and producers.

•             News writing for television newscasts and KETV digital platforms

•             Schedule live interviews and live reports and gather information for news stories.

Experience Requirements:

•             This is an entry-level position.  Beginners with the right skill-sets and interests will be considered.

Job Expectations

•             Candidates must be willing to work pre-dawn hours on Saturdays and Sundays

•             Candidates must be willing to accept the pressures of television news deadlines, and work quickly, and efficiently

•             Candidates must be able to pay attention to details and follow directions.

•             Strong grammar and writing skills

•             An understanding of journalistic principles

•             Ability to carry 30 pounds of camera equipment

•             Willingness to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions on occasion

Additional Requirements: As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations due to medical and/or religious reasons on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

Vacancy Type: Part Time

Date Posted: 5/10/2022

Closing Date: 6/9/2022

City: Omaha – 68108

State: Nebraska

Contact: Please visit careers.htv.hearst.com to apply. EOE