Report on all issues relevant to our region, specifically agriculture, food and energy. Conduct interviews, write, edit, produce and voice both long and short-form stories for multiple platforms including radio and digital. Collaborate with both internal and external partners. Strong communication and writing skills essential. Develop and pitch story ideas and work on stories as assigned. Serve as an editor and lead producer, or as a team member, for larger projects.
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 in journalism, communication, broadcasting, or related field and a minimum of one year of News reporting and/or experience in the production of news/public affairs programming; equivalent education/experience. Experience creating, developing, writing, and producing stories and/or programs for local/regional/national audiences. Strong interpersonal, communication, reporting, and researching skills necessary. Radio news reporting, writing, and editing. Knowledge of current events, computer literacy. Strong interpersonal, communication, reporting, and researching skills necessary.
The ideal candidate may have a Masters's degree. On-air reporting experience, production experience, and/or knowledge in news production preferred. Experience reporting in topic areas of agriculture, food, and/or energy preferred. Expertise in topic areas of agriculture, food, and/or energy preferred. Skills producing and/or hosting podcasts are helpful. Photography skills. Videography skills. Knowledge of producing stories for multiple platforms including radio, digital, and television. Social media best practices.
Posted Salary: Negotiable
Job Type: Full-Time
Internal Number: 73355
About University of Nebraska - Lincoln
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.