LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - 1011 News launched the brand new state-of-the-art studio January 10 at 6 p.m. Click the video links above to watch the first broadcast on the new set and some behind the scenes features.
Demolition started over Thanksgiving weekend. Construction on the new set began December 8. Once the new studio was finished, anchors, producers and directors spent hours rehearsing.
"This is just a renewed face on our promise to bring you exceptional news coverage," News Director Stephanie Hedrick said. "Now we get to present stories in an even more modern way. It's opening the window wider."
"The new set will also provide tools for the Nebraska Weather Network to present viewers with more in-depth weather analysis."
"Overall, this change is all about putting our viewers’ needs first," Chief Meteorologist Ken Siemek said.
"We look forward to utilizing our new resources to help us engage more with the people who help make 10/11 so great," Siemek said.
Viewers can see behind-the-scene looks by interacting with us on Facebook and Instagram using the hashtag #1011upgrade and by following us on Snapchat @snap1011news.
To see a 360 view of the brand new set, click here.