Position posted by KOLN/KGIN. Updated: Aug 22, 2014

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Assignment Editor

May 12, 2014
Application Deadline: COB September 8, 2014
KOLN/KGIN will accept resumes for 30 days but reserves the right to hire after the standard posting period reflected above.

KOLN/KGIN-TV is accepting applications for a Full-time Assignment Editor.

Our assignment editor is a newsroom leader for the market’s #1 TV station. The select candidate has decisive news judgment and knows how to find stories that lead the market every day. He/she needs to be aware of the market and its news, able to assign colleagues, able to work with Assistant News Director & News Director in coordinating staff in our three 1011 News Stations and to direct producers toward the best news coverage possible. The select candidate keeps an ear out for breaking news and collaborates with other newsroom leaders in coverage and live shots. He/She must convey a sense of urgency when making assignments to spot news. And, he/she must have organizations skills to keep a regular list of follow-ups on important stories.

Qualifications include, but are not limited to: a bachelor’s degree in journalism; professional journalism experience including story idea generation, research, news coverage coordination, live shot and interview arrangement, professional phone skills and assignments experience; strong workload, deadline and staff management abilities; knowledge of market’s issues and its people; clear, professional communication and leadership abilities; Computer, writing and video skills, including typing and editing/computer operations; etc.

Submit resume, references, and a cover letter noting where you saw this vacancy posting:
By email to hr@1011now.com
By fax to 402.467.9461
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

KOLN/KGIN TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company requiring pre-employment drug and background testing. KOLN/KGIN/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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