Assignment Editor, Producer and Sr. MMJ

Website Standard Media

KLKN, Standard Media’s ABC affiliate in Lincoln, Nebraska, is looking for an Assignment Editor/ Digital Producer, a Newscast Producer and a Senior Multimedia Journalist to help strengthen Nebraska’s Trusted News Source.

You’ll love living, working, and playing in Lincoln. It’s is known for its low cost of living, and city life with small town roots. CNBC rated Lincoln #9 in their 2019 Top States for Business, while SmartAsset ranked Lincoln #2 for their 2020 edition of Cities with the Best Work-Life balance.

With more parkland per capita than Austin, Portland and all but a handful of U.S. cities, an extensive (and growing) bike trail network, and a low cost of living, Lincoln is one of the fastest growing metro areas in the Midwest. There are lots of pubs, nightclubs, and dives around the city of Lincoln.

Assignment Editor/ Digital Producer

Viewers are consuming the news right now, when it’s convenient for them.

KLKN-TV is looking for an Assignment Editor/Digital Producer to help us stay on top of the news as it’s happening.

Someone with a passion for local news, digital storytelling, and organizational skills that shine.

You’ll be an expert multi-tasker with solid news judgement, who can investigate news tips, monitor scanners, and produce digital content.

You thrive in a fast-paced environments, are plugged into Lincoln, and love being accurately first.

You should have a degree in journalism, communications or a related field. The job comes with generous benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, 401K, etc. Vacation, paid holidays, and personal time-off.

Please email your resume, and cover letter (stating your referring source) to Steffani Nolte, [email protected]. No phone calls, please.

Newscast Producer

You don’t wait to get your news until 5, 6, or 10.

We need a Newscast Producer who knows our viewers aren’t waiting either.

The ideal candidate has a love of marrying words and video, knows how to write and edit fast for different presentation platforms.

You are a news junkie who always wants to be the first to tell people what’s going on.

You have a love of local storytelling and the technical acumen to bring your words to life on a screen of any size.

Your social media sites are the most popular in your circle and you are always looking for new ways to tell stories, whether it’s to your grandma or little brother.

You are a true team player but can work independently when needed. You’ll be tapped to work on daily newscasts, special projects, and field producing.

No matter what your dream position is, producing is a stepping stone to success into that role.

The producer is the “knows-how-to-do-it-all” position in the newsroom and we are looking for strong producers to strengthen our brand and build a new future for KLKN. We aren’t opposed to producers doing on-air work at our station. We want to explore all your strengths.

College degree in journalism or communications preferred. Please email your resume and reel link to Steffani Nolte, [email protected].  Please denote how you became aware of this position in your response.  No phone calls, please.

Senior Multimedia Journalist

KLKN in Lincoln, Nebraska is looking for a Senior Multimedia Journalist to help strengthen Nebraska’s Trusted News Source.

We’re looking for our “go to” person for the big story of the day, who not only has a strong on-air presence, but is also a strong shooter/editor.

You will lead by example as a strong storyteller with a proven digital presence and mentor other KLKN journalists.

You should have a degree in journalism, communications or a related field.  3-5 years experience as a MMJ is preferred.

Applicants must be willing to work various shifts and appreciate a fast-paced environment in which news can break at any time.

The job comes with generous benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, 401K, etc. Vacation, paid holidays, and personal time-off.

Please email your resume, cover letter (stating your referring source) to Steffani Nolte, [email protected]. No phone calls, please.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 

To apply for this job email your details to snolte@klkntv.com


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