Jay Omar

Assignment Editor

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Jay Omar joined the 10/11 NOW news team in February 2016 as a digital content producer. He was quickly promoted to Senior Digital Producer and now serves the 10/11 Newsroom as Assignment Editor.

Jay was born and raised in Omaha before attending the University of Nebraska at Kearney where he graduated with a journalism degree.

Prior to working in television, he worked in the newspaper industry for three years. He has worked for four different publications since graduation, including a bi-weekly paper located on the Oregon Coast.

In his free time, Jay enjoys playing and watching sports, especially Chicago Cubs baseball. He also likes spending time with his family, including his wife, Erin, and his five brothers that live in the Omaha area.

If you have a story idea for Jay and the 10/11 News team to consider, email desk@1011now.com or call the newsroom at 402-467-9270. You can also submit a news tip via our 1011 NOW News app.

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