Position posted by KOLN/KGIN. Updated: Mar 24, 2014

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Video Journalist/Content Producer

March 24, 2014
Application Minimum Deadline: COB April 30, 2014
Station Management reserves the right to hire within the minimum and maximum deadlines. Applicants will be notified of position closing.

1011 News is accepting applications for a full-time VJ/Content Producer in our new station KNPL in North Platte. The VJ/Content Producer has general responsibility for accurate, relevant and timely news coverage and organizing, arranging and presenting our news content in a coherent, relevant, compelling way to our audiences on multiple media, serving people with news that leads the market as first, as most relevant, most compelling, and most useful with an emphasis on visual presentation and performance. This position involves strong news judgment along with high levels of creativity, communication, language skills and professionalism.

Duties include, but are not limited to: ability to organize information and personnel, coordinating them for most effective and efficient delivery of information to our audiences. The VJ/Content Producer coordinates with other news staff to process information for fast, accurate dissemination, making news judgments about content importance, content presentation and content distribution. The position is also responsible for knowledge of the community, story idea generation, live news coverage, fact gathering, attribution, writing, reporting, video recording & editing, objectivity, interviewing, transporting equipment and using it for news coverage, etc.

Qualifications include: media-related bachelor’s degree or equivalent job experience in journalism, understanding of visual/audio storytelling, graphics, ability to cover news independently, edit, write and report accurately and creatively under deadline pressure, and understanding of newsroom operations and basic professional news coverage practices. 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 driver's license is required.

Submit resume/DVD (DVD’s will not be returned) or internet link (preferred) representative of work, references and work examples indicating which position applied for to:

By email to hr@1011now.com
By fax to 402.467.946

Only if you don’t have electronic access, please mail your resume to or complete an application at:
Attn: Human Resources
840 North 40th Street
Lincoln, NE 68503

KNPL-TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company requiring pre-employment drug and background testing. Gray Television participates in E-Verify. EOE Gray Television Group, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical handicap or marital status. Discriminatory employment practices are specifically prohibited by the Federal Communications Commission. If you believe your Equal Employment Rights have been violated, you may contact the FCC in Washington, D.C. 20054, or other appropriate state or local agencies.

KOLN-TV Call: (402) 467-4321 Toll-free: 1-800-475-1011 840 North 40th Lincoln, NE 68503 Email: info@1011now.com KGIN-TV Call: (308) 382-6100 123 N Locust Street Grand Island, NE 68802 Email: kgin@1011now.com KSNB-TV Toll free 888-475-1011 123 N. Locust St. Grand Island, NE 68802 Email : ksnb@1011now.com
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