Date Posted August 12, 2022
Industry TV Jobs
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Description:

Job Description

KETV, Omaha’s News Leader, is looking for a weeknight evening news anchor and reporter to join our Hearst Television team at historic 7 Burlington Station.

We’re looking for a newsroom leader and self-starter who is eager to contribute to the nightly broadcast through reporting, writing, and a team-oriented newsroom presence.

The right candidate will be able to convey content with enthusiasm, passion and energy from the studio or live in the field. We want someone eager to develop a network of contacts to enterprise and break the big stories for evening newscasts. As a newsroom leader, you will help mentor a staff of dedicated professionals all working together to be accurate, relevant, and first with the news affecting Eastern Nebraska and Western Iowa.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Deliver scripted and ad-lib material with professionalism, personality, and purpose.
  • Work with reporters and producers in newscast production
  • Regularly produce day-of news or special project assignments
  • Develop a network of sources within the community to break stories before the competition.
  • A vibrant social media presence
  • Great time management, and the ability to identify projects and complete them on deadline.
  • An ability to summarize information into easy-to-understand copy
  • Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards
  • Appears on behalf of the station at public events
  • In-person attendance is required

Experience Requirements

  • Past reporting experience (2-5 years) required
  • Demonstrated ability to enterprise important stories

Qualifications Requirements:

  • Proven Anchor with ability to connect with viewers, in addition to strong reporting skills
  • A keen interest in national and world events
  • Can work in all weather conditions and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Has a valid driver’s license, can drive large vehicles over long distances, and a clear driving record
  • Ability to work evening shifts
  • Can deal with the stresses and pressures of time-sensitive newscast production

Education:

  • Related experience and/or training considered as well as a combination of education and experience.
  • Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and experience will be considered.

Additional Requirements

As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations due to medical and/or religious reasons on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements.