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Broadcast Careers: WOWT TV, Omaha - DaybreakTraffic Reporter

WOWT Daybreak Traffic Reporter

January 26, 2018


Maximum Application Deadline: March 31, 2018.

Applicants will be notified of Position Closing.


WOWT is accepting applications for a full-time Daybreak Traffic Reporter.


Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Gray Television seeks a talented and energetic journalist to join our award-winning teams.  The Daybreak Traffic Reporter position is for a voracious news gatherer. The ideal candidate will be responsible for covering traffic events and incidents for our Daybreak viewers. Contributing content to the station social media platform. He/she will have a demonstrated ability in reporting live, especially during breaking news events and the ability to deliver compelling packages on deadline and the time management skills to produce news stores for WOWT and WOWT.com.


Must demonstrate strong skills in...

Candidates should have at least two years’ experience as a newscast anchor and/or reporter for a broadcast news station or news website. Duties of this job include news gathering for traffic report, provide clear and concise live traffic reports. Communicating traffic information to viewers on all digital platforms including station website, mobile app and social platforms. Must have good writing skills and must be able to work well under strict deadline pressure.



The successful applicant’s background must include, at minimum, a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism or a related field.  He/she must be a self-starter, with knowledge of and ability to operate state-of-the-art television news equipment as well as website publishing. Ability to work under intense studio lighting and to work at a computer for long periods of time.  


Applicant MUST provide a resume internet link (preferred) or DVD representative of his/her work.  DVD’s will not be returned.


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Only if you don’t have electronic access, please mail your resume to:

WOWT-TV   Attn: Human Resources    3501 Farnam Street    Omaha, NE 68131

WOWT / Gray Television Group, Inc. participates in E-Verify, is a drug-free company and requires pre-employment drug testing. Also, if applicable to the position, MVR/Driver’s review and testing. EOE (All positions must show flexibility for evolving or changing operational needs. Hours, shifts, responsibilities, etc. are subject to change at management discretion.)Gray Television Group, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical handicap or marital status. Discriminatory employment practices are specifically prohibited by the Federal Communications Commission. If you believe your Equal Employment Rights have been violated, you may contact the FCC in Washington, D.C. 20054, or other appropriate state or local agencies.



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