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Streaming Desk Anchor – KOLN TV, Lincoln

About Gray Television: Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households.

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.

About KOLN: KOLN is the CBS affiliate in the Lincoln, Hastings, and Kearney markets. 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 10/11 news brand is well-known throughout the region as a trusted source for quality news, weather, and sports coverage.

Job Summary/Description: 

KOLN-TV, the strong market leader in the Lincoln/Hastings/Grand Island market, is looking for an experienced news anchor to help lead our growing streaming-exclusive digital coverage. This isn’t a traditional anchor role. You’ll be operating and anchoring your own, live, digital productions.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

• Responding urgently and appropriately to breaking and developing news

• Producing your own breaking new cut-ins, using our streaming software to load video, and graphics, set up interviews, etc.

• Use our various digital and broadcast platforms to publish content

• Generating your own regular streaming segment ideas

• Filling in as a newscast anchor as needed

• Gather, write, and edit stories for newscasts and digital platforms as assigned

• Be a multi-platform storyteller, with regular posts to social media and the station’s website and news apps

Qualifications/Requirements:

• Exceptional writing ability

• Exceptional news judgment

• At least 2 years of newscast anchoring or reporting experience

• A four-year degree in journalism or a related field, or equivalent professional experience

• Familiarity with ENPS, Edius or other non-linear editing systems, TVU, Bitcentral, or ARC Publishing a plus

Come join our dynamic team, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter, and references

(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

KOLN/KSNB -TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company

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 Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Gray Television encourages all new employees to fully vaccinate against the coronavirus before or by the first workday.

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Date Posted: 6/20/2024

Closing Date: 9/18/2024

City: Lincoln – 68503

State: Nebraska

Apply Online URL: https://gray.tv/careers