Hearst Television, Omaha, NE, United States

The story is yours!

Salary min: $50,000

Salary max: $52,000

Duration: Full-Time


KETV is looking for someone to co-anchor our top-rated weekend morning newscasts.  In addition, you’d be reporting three days a week either in a general assignment role, or part of our award-winning investigative unit.

The right candidate will be a great reporter and writer with an interest in investigative journalism and a desire to tell great stories.  We want reporters who are eager to expose what’s right, and what needs work in our community. 

As an anchor, you’d be part of a close-knit group passionate about solid journalism and putting a great newscast together. 

We’re looking for a self-starter who knows how to build great contacts and develop exclusive content.  You’ll need an ability to connect with people in ways that foster great communication.

This is your opportunity to join Omaha’s News Leader at historic 7 Burlington Station and to be part of an award-winning team devoted to great story telling and solid journalism.

Job Responsibilities:                                              

  • Co-anchoring Saturday and Sunday morning newscasts
  • Assisting producers with writing and reporting content for television and digital platforms.
  • Reporting news stories, building news contacts and sources, and developing original news material for KETV, and Hearst Television
  • Some video editing

Experience Requirements:

  • At least two years of television or digital news reporting

Qualifications Requirements:                                             

  • Strong copy writing and editing skills
  • Knowledge of the community, civics as well as national and world events
  • Non-linear video editing skills
  • Must be able to manage time well
  • Must be creative
  • Must be able to work well with others as part of a team.      
  • Must have good news judgment
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent proven work experience
  • Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and experience will be considered.
Additional Requirements
As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations due to medical and/or religious reasons on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

About Hearst Television

Every career with Hearst Television is like a story. How it develops, where it takes you, the milestones you reach along the way – you’ve got a lot to look forward to as your unique career story unfolds.

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households. Through its partnership with nearly all of the major networks, Hearst Television distributes national content over nearly 70 video channels including programming from ABC, NBC, CBS, CW, MY Net, MeTV, This TV, Estrella and more.

Hearst Television is recognized as one of the industry's premier companies. It has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism and industry innovation, including the Walter Cronkite Award for political journalism, the national Edward R. Murrow Award, the DuPont-Columbia Award and the George Foster Peabody Award.

Want to learn more about Hearst Television? Visit Hearst Television's website.