KOLN Morning News Reporter

Employer KOLN KGIN TV
Location Lincoln, NE
Type Full time
Contact information hr@1011now.com
Apply by April 1, 2021
More details www.gray.tv/applynow
Posted on February 1, 2021

Description

KOLN-TV, the strong market leader in the Lincoln/Hastings/Grand Island market, is looking for a Morning Reporter to join the area’s #1 morning show. You’ll be our morning eyes and ears on Lincoln, frequently going live and showing our viewers what’s breaking or developing overnight.

General Responsibilities:
• Responding urgently and appropriately to overnight breaking and developing news
• Writing, shooting, and editing your own stories, and frequently running your own live shots
• Generating your own story ideas, bringing fresh content to the morning and mid-day newscasts
• Filling in as a show producer or anchor 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
Qualifications:
• On-air experience and a consistent track record of meeting deadlines
• Ability to shoot and edit video, and effectively communicate live on-air
• Flexibility in scheduling, to respond to the changing news landscape
• A four-year degree in journalism or related field, or equivalent professional experience
• Familiarity with iNews, Avid, TVU, Clickability, Sony ENG, Social Media a plus

Must have valid Drivers 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.

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