KNOP seeking Full-Time Reporter
Application Minimum Deadline: COB August 25, 2017
Maximum Deadline: September 29, 2017
Station Management reserves the right to hire within the minimum and maximum deadlines. Applicants will be notified of position closing.
KNOP-TV is accepting applications for a full-time Reporter for our newsroom in North Platte, Nebraska. He/she has a passion for creative storytelling, dynamic live reporting and watchdog journalism. This is a great position for someone seeking their first professional job as a reporter. He/she will be part of the Nebraska News & Information Network that ties newsrooms from Lincoln to Scottsbluff.
He/she will be 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: turning various angles and building different ways of presenting your story of the day; digging into the information that is given to you and finding what matters most to your viewers; asking hard questions; assisting with other live shots when needed; shoot and report live under tight deadlines on-air and on the web involving breaking news situations. The position is also responsible for knowledge of the community and story idea generation while waiting for the next alarm to sound in North Platte.
Qualifications include: media-related bachelor’s degree or equivalent job experience in journalism, experience in a newsroom turning stories on a daily deadline, experience with a video camera in shooting and editing and experience reporting in a live capacity. High flexibility is required as this position has odd hours. 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:
Online to: www.gray.tv/applynow or By email to firstname.lastname@example.org
By fax to 402.467.9461
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
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