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Job and Internship Opportunities

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Assignment Editor/Digital Producer

ASSIGNMENT EDITOR/DIGITAL PRODUCER   Posted 9.10.21

Viewers are consuming the news right now, when it's convenient for them.  KLKN-TV is looking for an Assignment Editor/Digital Producer to help us stay on top of the news as it's happening.  Someone with a passion for local news, digital storytelling, and organizational skills that shine.  You'll be an expert multi-tasker with solid news judgement, who can investigate news tips, monitor scanners, and produce digital content.  You thrive in a fast-paced environments, are plugged into Lincoln, and love being accurately first. 

You'll love living, working, and playing in Lincoln.  It's is known for its low cost of living, and city life with small town roots.  CNBC rated Lincoln #9 in their 2019 Top States for Business, while SmartAsset ranked Lincoln #2 for their 2020 edition of Cities with the Best Work-Life Balance.  

You should have a degree in journalism, communications or a related field. The job comes with generous benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, 401K, etc. Vacation, paid holidays, and personal time-off. 

Please email your resume, and cover letter (stating your referring source) to Steffani Nolte, snolte@klkntv.com. No phone calls, please. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 

Newscast Producer

NEWSCAST PRODUCER   Posted 9.3.21

You don't wait to get your news until 5, 6, or 10.  We need a Newscast Producer who knows our viewers aren't waiting either. The ideal candidate has a love of marrying words and video, knows how to write and edit fast for different presentation platforms. You are a news junkie who always wants to be the first to tell people what’s going on. You have a love of local storytelling and the technical acumen to bring your words to life on a screen of any size. Your social media sites are the most popular in your circle and you are always looking for new ways to tell stories, whether it’s to your grandma or little brother. 

You are a true team player but can work independently when needed. You’ll be tapped to work on daily newscasts, special projects, and field producing. 

No matter what your dream position is, producing is a stepping stone to success into that role. The producer is the “knows-how-to-do-it-all” position in the newsroom and we are looking for strong producers to strengthen our brand and build a new future for KLKN. We aren’t opposed to producers doing on-air work at our station. We want to explore all your strengths. 

College degree in journalism or communications preferred. Please email your resume and reel link to Steffani Nolte, snolte@klkntv.com.  Please denote how you became aware of this position in your response.  No phone calls, please. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 

News Director

NEWS DIRECTOR   Posted 9.3.21

KLKN Lincoln Nebraska’s ABC Affiliate has a News Director Opportunity.

Our News Director will lead an experienced team of journalists by developing and executing plans that will grow audiences on broadcast and digital platforms.

We're looking for candidates with at least five years of broadcast news experience who will bring strong leadership and management skills to KLKN.  Candidates must be an innovator and passionate about coaching and mentoring our team.  We are looking for a creative mind to execute winning strategies. 

KLKN TV, Nebraska’s Trusted News Source is an ABC News and Marketing service company focused on Lincoln Nebraska and its’ surrounding communities.  We are committed to quality journalism to the Lincoln Community, and to generating the results our advertising partners expect.  Lincoln is one of the best college sports town in the country, and a great place to raise a family.

Please send your resume to Kern Dant – General Manager, 3240 S. 10th Street, Lincoln, NE  68502, email to hr@klkntv.com or apply in person between 9-5. 

Please denote how you became aware of this position in your response.

Equal Opportunity Employer – all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Senior Multimedia Journalist

SENIOR MULTIMEDIA JOURNALIST    Posted 9.3.21

KLKN-TV in Lincoln, Nebraska is looking for a Senior Multimedia Journalist to help strengthen Nebraska's Trusted News Source.  We're looking for our "go to" person for the big story of the day, who not only has a strong on-air presence, but is also a strong shooter/editor.  You will lead by example as a strong storyteller with a proven digital presence and mentor other KLKN journalists. You should have a degree in journalism, communications or a related field.  3-5 years experience as a MMJ is preferred.  

Applicants must be willing to work various shifts and appreciate a fast-paced environment in which news can break at any time.

Lincoln is a vibrant community known for its low cost of living, and city life with small town roots.  CNBC rated Lincoln #9 in their 2019 Top States for Business, while SmartAsset ranked Lincoln #2 for their 2020 edition of Cities with the Best Work-Life Balance.

The job comes with generous benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, 401K, etc. Vacation, paid holidays, and personal time-off.

Please email your resume, cover letter (stating your referring source) to Steffani Nolte, snolte@klkntv.com. No phone calls, please.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 

Content Producer/Editor

CONTENT PRODUCER/EDITOR    Posted 8.19.21

Channel 8 KLKN-TV is looking for the next generation of Content Producers. You’ll be responsible for editing a variety of video for newscasts, social platforms, website and OTT. You will also be writing and producing written content for all platforms.

Looking for journalists first and foremost and great storytellers as a close second.

The ideal candidate has a love of marrying words and video knows how to write and edit fast for different presentation platforms. You are a news junkie who always wants to be the first to tell people what’s going on. You have a love of local storytelling and the technical acumen to bring your words to life on a screen of any size. Your social media sites are the most popular in your circle and you are always looking for new ways to tell stories, whether it’s to your grandma or little brother.

You are a true team player but can work independently when needed. You’ll be tapped to work on special projects, field producing, podcast producing, and many more adventures during your time here.

No matter what your dream position is, producing is a steppingstone to success into that role. The producer is the “knows-how-to-do-it-all” position in the newsroom and we are looking for strong producers to strengthen our brand and build a new future for KLKN. We aren’t opposed to producers doing on-air work at our station. We want to explore all your strengths.

College degree in journalism or communications preferred. Please email your resume and reel link to jhardy@klkntv.com.
Please denote how you became aware of this position in your response.

Equal Opportunity Employer – All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

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