Posted on 2017-05-05
By KNEP (NBC Nebraska Scottsbluff) 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.
NBC Nebraska-Scottsbluff is accepting applications for a full-time Reporter for our newsroom in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. The video journalist has the unique opportunity to report for as many as six stations in Nebraska as part of the new Nebraska News Network. He or She must be flexible each day with what types of stories he/she will cover, helping with producing when needed, filling in as an anchor when needed, and turning stories for more than one station and newscast. This position involves strong news judgment along with high levels of creativity, communication, language skills and professionalism.
Duties include, but are not limited to: turning various angles and building different ways of presenting your story of the day; digging into the information that is given to you and finding what matters most to your viewers; asking hard questions; assisting with other live shots when needed; shoot and report live under tight deadlines on-air and on the web involving breaking news situations. The position is also responsible for knowledge of the community and story idea generation while waiting for the next alarm to sound.
Qualifications include: media-related bachelor’s degree or equivalent job experience in journalism, experience in a newsroom turning stories on a daily deadline, experience with a video camera in shooting and editing, and experience reporting in a live capacity. High flexibility is required as this position has odd hours. News judgment, decisiveness, strong ability to handle/meet deadlines, exceptional writing/grammar skills, positive ability to work well with other staff, strong on-air presence, need to be first and accurate with news coverage, working knowledge of new media, and willingness to take direction as a team player are essential. Must maintain a permanent residence within 30 minutes of station and meet physical requirements of the position. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. A valid drivers license is required.
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 Television’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
HOW TO APPLY:
Submit resume and internet link representative of work, references and work examples indicating which position applied for to: www.gray.tv/applynow (this position is currently posted under KGWN, an affiliated sister station in Cheyenne, Wyoming).
Only if you don’t have electronic access, please mail your resume and demo DVD to or complete an application at:
NBC Nebraska – Scottsbluff
Attn: News Director
1523 1st Avenue
Scottsbluff, NE 69361
Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer