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Under general supervision, researches, writes and produces feature stories and programs for Nebraska Public Media; produces and announces an on-air shift for radio; performs related work as assigned. Utilizes professional judgment to determine overall content and effectiveness of radio and news programming. Researches, writes, edits, produces, and narrates a long and short-form stories to broadcast to the listening audience. Conducts and records telephone and in-person interviews by arranging interview time and place to record pertinent information that may possibly be used for broadcast. Serves as editor and lead producer or, as a team member, for large projects. Hosts special programs to include selecting music, writing and timing all leads, writing the rundown, and hosting the show. Archives newscast story audio and /or video, news copy, and related materials to be kept for future reference.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree journalism, broadcasting, communications, or relevant degree. Minimum of one year of experience in reporting/production experience to include: News reporting and/or experience in the production of news/public affairs programming; experience originating, developing, writing, and producing programs for local/regional/national audiences; or equivalent education/experience may be considered. Work history will demonstrate radio and news reporting, writing and editing, knowledge of current events, computer literacy. Candidates will need strong interpersonal, reporting and researching skills.
Ideal candidate will have a Master's degree. Experience in on-air reporting and hosting experience, production experience and/or knowledge in news production. Skills producing and/or hosting podcasts are helpful. Photography skills. Videography skills. Knowledge of producing stories for digital platforms and social media best practices.
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.
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