NET – Nebraska’s PBS and NPR Stations has an opportunity for a skilled reporter/producer to create, produce, write, and edit multi-media content for NET News. Work will include producing our television/radio discussion program. Media content can include producing programs, segments, long and short-form features for television, radio, and digital audiences. Strong journalism credentials will aid in producing both short and long-form news content.
We’re looking for someone who can go in-depth on a variety of topics and produce creative and compelling stories and programs across multiple platforms. You won’t be afraid of addressing difficult subjects and doing the research necessary to report on them thoroughly. We want you to seek out diverse issues, topics and sources to provide our audience with a broad perspective of our world and state.
Being curious, well-informed, organized and detail-oriented will help you succeed as producer of our discussion program. We search out important and interesting topics affecting our state, and then find the guests that can give us great insight on those issues for our audience. You’ll have the opportunity to help the program innovate and creatively evolve as it grows.
We want someone who can experiment with storytelling techniques and digital newsgathering tools to find the best way to communicate with our audience. We’re looking for a reporter/producer who also understands the importance of social media as another effective way to reach our audience; someone who creates thoughtful and informative posts that help those who follow us better understand the issues important to them.
Your work will reflect the high ethical and quality standards NET News and public media embrace. You must have a commitment to accuracy and fairness in your reporting. You also must bring with you a great attitude, a willingness to collaborate, a strong curiosity, an emphasis on diversity throughout your reporting and sourcing, and a focus on serving our citizens with reliable and informative coverage of our state.
If you join our team, you’ll be based in Lincoln, but have the opportunity to cover all of Nebraska. Lincoln is a growing city featuring great local food, music, art and sports. It’s home to the University of Nebraska and an expanding tech startup market. Lincoln features great schools, affordable housing and plenty of recreational opportunities. Those are all reasons why it’s consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in the country. We know you’ll love Lincoln and Nebraska as much as we do. Visit https://www.lcoc.com/welcome-to-lincoln
This position includes excellent benefits including a scholarship program for staff and dependents. We’ll begin reviewing applications February 15 and continue until the position is filled. For additional details and to apply visit www.netnebraska.org/careers.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is an EO/AA employer. We encourage minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.