KOLN/KGIN-TV is accepting applications for a full-time Content Producer/VJ in the Lincoln News Department.
The Content Producer/VJ has general responsibility for accurate, relevant and timely news coverage and organizing, arranging and presenting our news content in a coherent, relevant, compelling way to our audiences on multiple media, 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: ability to organize information and personnel, coordinating them for most effective and efficient delivery of information to our audiences. The Content Producer/VJ coordinates with other news staff to process information for fast, accurate dissemination, making news judgments about content importance, content presentation and content distribution. The position is also responsible for knowledge of the community, story idea generation, live news coverage, fact gathering, attribution, writing, reporting, video recording & editing, objectivity, interviewing, transporting equipment and using it for news coverage, etc.
Qualifications include: media-related bachelor’s degree or equivalent job experience in journalism, understanding of visual/audio storytelling, graphics, ability to cover news independently, edit, write and report accurately and creatively under deadline pressure, and understanding of newsroom operations and basic professional news coverage practices. 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 forto:
By email to firstname.lastname@example.org
By fax to 402.233.7885
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
Application Minimum Deadline: COB November 13, 2012
Application Maximum Deadline: COB January 31, 2013