Transactional Sales Manager, Evening Meteorologist And Multimedia Journalist

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Lincoln's Own ABC

KLKN, Standard Media’s ABC affiliate in Lincoln, Nebraska has openings for a Transactional Sales Manager, Evening Meteorologist And Multimedia Journalist.

Lincoln is a vibrant community known for its low cost of living and high quality of life. READ: You can absolutely afford to live here and have fun.  From the Haymarket District and its eclectic spirit right next to the University to the 131 miles of hiking/biking trails through town to tree-lined neighborhoods where neighbors are like family, there is something for everyone.

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.

Transactional Sales Manager

We are currently seeking a highly motivated and experienced Transactional Sales Manager to join our dynamic sales team.

As a Transactional Sales Manager, you will be responsible for handling national and regional advertising dollars and implementing strategies to grow market share through effective buys.

You will play a critical role in driving revenue and building strong relationships with clients.


  • Manage national and regional advertising budgets and develop sales strategies to maximize revenue.
  • Identify new business opportunities and develop relationships with potential clients to expand market share.
  • Collaborate with internal teams, including marketing, advertising, and operations, to develop customized advertising solutions that meet client objectives.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders and decision-makers at client organizations.
  • Analyze market trends, competitive landscape, and client needs to identify opportunities for growth and develop innovative sales approaches.
  • Prepare and present sales proposals, negotiate contracts, and close deals with clients.
  • Monitor and track sales performance, providing regular reports and updates to senior management.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, emerging technologies, and changes in the advertising landscape to remain competitive in the market.
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism and represent the company’s values and brand in all interactions.


  • Proven track record of success in transactional sales, preferably in the advertising or media industry.
  • Strong understanding of national and regional advertising markets and trends.
  • Excellent negotiation, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to analyze data, identify trends, and develop effective sales strategies.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong client relationships.
  • Self-motivated with a strong entrepreneurial spirit and a results-driven mindset.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Proficiency in CRM software and Microsoft Office suite.
  • If you are a strategic thinker, have a passion for sales, and thrive in a competitive environment, we invite you to apply for the position of Transactional Sales Manager. Join our team and help us drive revenue growth and expand our market share.

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and any other relevant documents to

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Evening Meteorologist

Channel 8 KLKN-TV is looking for an experienced Meteorologist to join our growing Storm Alert Team.

It is not just the cost of living that is amazing here, the weather here is priceless too!

We are looking for a Meteorologist who can coordinate severe weather coverage, tell compelling weather stories during slow weather periods, and will be comfortable, relaxed in their delivery and presentation.

You will…

  • Forecast weather for evening station broadcasts
  • Cover severe weather accurately, and urgently without causing unnecessary worry for viewers
  • Post weather updates online and on social media

You have…

  • 2-3 years experience as a weather anchor or weather reporter preferred
  • AMS or NWA seal of approval preferred
  • Strong interest in covering severe weather
  • Familiar with TWC Max platform
  • An appreciation for a fast-paced environment
  • Willing to work various shifts

You will receive…

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous benefits include medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, 401K, etc.
  • Vacation, paid holidays and paid time off
  • Exceptional growth opportunities

Please send your resume and reel to:

Attn.: Steffani Nolte – News Director,
3240 S. 10th Street,
Lincoln, NE 68502

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Please denote how you became aware of this position in your response.

Multimedia Journalist

KLKN in Lincoln, Nebraska is hiring a Multimedia Journalist to help us win the news of the day.  We’re looking for our “go to” person, who not only has a strong on-air presence but is also a strong shooter/editor.

If you are a hard worker who’s curious, innovative, and relentless in getting the story, you will fit right in.

You will…

  • Shoot, write, and edit packages and vo-sots
  • Pitch stories that have a right now impact
  • Write stories for social media and our website
  • Dig deeper into stories
  • Produce special reports as needed
  • Create web-extra content
  • Perform other duties as assigned

You have…

  • A curious, innovative spirit
  • Strong multi-tasking skills
  • Thrive under pressure and deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field preferred
  • Willingness to work various shifts including nights, weekends and holidays

You will receive…

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, 401K, etc.
  • Vacation, paid holidays, and paid time-off
  • Exceptional growth opportunities

Email resume, reel with your recent work, and a cover letter explaining your news philosophy and where you saw this job posting to Steffani Nolte, No calls, please.


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