11414 West Center Road, Suite 342
Omaha, NE 68144
Phone: 402-933-5995
Fax: 402-933-0059
E-mail: jim@ne-ba.org

Broadcast Careers: KETV TV, Omaha - Reporter

 

Category:
News

Position/Title:
Reporter

Details:

KETV, the Hearst Television station in Omaha,
Nebraska, is looking for a Reporter that has the ability to generate story
ideas, write to video, and do compelling live shots. We are looking for a
strong, take-charge reporter who hits the ground running every day. The
successful candidate loves breaking news and is highly competitive. We value
strong enterprise reporting and we’re looking for someone who finds the stories
that lead newscasts. The Reporter is someone who can bring the energy of live
reporting to our anchor desk. In addition to credibility, poise, and
personality; we’re looking for a reporter who isn’t afraid to head out into the
field and break the big stories. We are looking for this market’s next leader
who isn’t afraid to ask the tough questions, and will hold those in power
accountable. We are looking for a versatile, enterprising self-starter who is
fast, efficient, works well under tight deadlines, can develop sources, and has
excellent live reporting skills.

 

Job Responsibilities:                 
                   

 

 

  • Works with and
    guides reporters and producers in newscast production

 

  • Regularly plans,
    gathers and assembles stories on day-of news or special project
    assignments

 

  • Works with or
    without a photographer to gather and edit compelling video and captivating
    sound

 

  • Coordinates with
    news managers and producers to develop stories that go beyond surface
    details, that accentuate unique enterprise angles, and have exclusive
    content

 

  • Develops a
    network of sources who provide tips, early access to information, and
    allow the reporter to break stories of significance.

 

  • Will contribute
    pictures, video and text updates to mobile platforms consistently
    throughout the day

 

  • Can juggle
    multiple stories and projects at once, demonstrates exceptional
    time-management skills by meeting all deadlines under extraordinary
    pressure.

 

  • Unwavering
    journalistic integrity and ethical standards

 

  • Anchor
    opportunities available for the candidate with the appropriate skills

 

  • Investigative
    reporting experience a plus

 

Vacancy Type:
Full Time

Date Posted:
8/29/2017

Closing Date:
9/29/2017

City:
Omaha

State:
Nebraska

Experience:

 

  • Past
    reporting experience (2-5 years) required
  • Demonstrated
    ability to enterprise and uncover

 

  • Your demo reel
    should be indicative of your everyday work

 

Requirements:

Qualifications Requirements:                                              

 

 

  • Strong writing
    and storytelling skills

 

  • Ability to
    operate mobile transmission devices and use latest technology

 

  • 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
    varied shifts, including overnights and weekends   

 

  • Can deal with
    the stresses and pressures of time-sensitive newscast
    production                  

 

 

Education:                 
                   
  

 

 

  •  Bachelor’s
    degree preferred or equivalent proven work experience

 

Contact:
To Apply
Please visit careers.hearstteleivison.com to apply
EOE
M/F/D/V

 


Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

8/29/17

 

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