Career Information

NET offers a full spectrum of communications services to the citizens of Nebraska, the nation and the world. Some of these services include:

  • A nine-station, statewide noncommercial public television network affiliated with PBS.
  • A nine-station, statewide noncommercial public radio network affiliated with NPR.
  • A cutting-edge Interactive Media Group.
  • State-of-the-art audio, video and multimedia production capability delivered via broadcast, satellite, cable, Internet and broadband delivery channels.

NET is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and offers competitive salary and benefit packages. Most of our employment opportunities are located in Lincoln, Nebraska, population approximately 250,000.  Lincoln is the state capitol, and is also the home of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln -- part of the Big Ten Conference and a major research university in the Great Plains region.

If you need assistance, please contact NET Human Resources at 402.472.9333.

Customer Service Assistant

Responsible for answering incoming calls to NET, routing calls, and answering general questions. Process check and credit card transactions for membership department, sales transactions, and web transactions. Performs data entry into accounting system. Responsible for additional support duties as assigned. Applicant review begins November 4.  View requisition S_140756 at https://employment.unl.edu for additional details and to apply.

Associate Videographer/Editor

Position is responsible for shooting single camera video productions, editing, and operating studio and remote television cameras. Position will perform simpler styles of single camera productions without direction and to shoot more complex single camera productions with direct supervision until skill levels are sufficient to advance to position of videographer/editor. Applicant review begins November 3.  View requisition S_140742 at https://employment.unl.edu for additional details and to apply.

Harvest Public Media Video Unit News Editor

Develops, writes, directs, and produces long form and short form studio, and remote video productions of the highest quality journalism for local, regional, and national audiences in the topic areas related to agriculture from farm to table. Develops, produces, writes, directs, and edits co-productions with producers at partner stations, freelancers, and other outside contributors. Acts as a trainer to less experienced contributors.  Applicant review begins November 3.  View requisition S_140743 at https://employment.unl.edu for additional details and to apply.

Development Coordinator

Assist in organizing, implementing and supporting annual giving/membership (with strong emphasis on fundraising support and donor development) along with cultivation and major giving event activities. Prepare materials for fundraising and cultivation events and oversee logistics.  Conduct research related to fundraising activities at other PBS/NPR stations and nonprofits to create new means to identify new annual giving opportunities. Help identify fundraising prospects for event sponsorships and assist in identifying and managing major giving donors and prospects. Maintains database records related to special event activities and prospects.  Criminal background check conducted.  Excellent benefits including staff/dependent scholarship program.  Applicant review begins October 29. View requisition S_140735 at https://employment.unl.edu for additional details and to apply.  UNL is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, and dual careers.

Account Representative

Entry level sales position responsible for supporting the Business Development staff, managing market satellite services, customer resource management (CRM), and website management. Position will underwrite sales of digital, radio and television and oversee interns within Business Development. The person in this position will represent NET in the communities of Nebraska during networking events.  Criminal background check will be conducted.  Excellent benefits including staff/dependent scholarship program.  Applicant review begins October 1. View requisition S_140656 at https://employment.unl.edu for additional details and to apply.  UNL is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, and dual careers.

Associate Videographer (Temporary)

Serve on the production team providing creativity and the ability to carry out assigned tasks in a studio and live production environment. Incumbent will perform some or all of the following: technical directing; video editing; computer graphics; operate studio/location television cameras, video switching equipment, digital replay systems, teleprompter, audio/video monitors, video recorders and players, and other production equipment in multi-camera environment. Set up, take down, and check technical equipment. Hang, aim and meter lighting instrument. Work schedules will vary and include evening and weekend shifts. Criminal background check will be conducted.  Excellent benefits including staff/dependent scholarship program. Applicant review begins October 1.  View requisition S_140652 at https://employment.unl.edu for additional details and to apply.  UNL is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, and dual careers.

Student Intern Positions:

NET News Intern

Experience will be focused on radio/television/digital reporting and interactive journalism.  The intern will work with NET News reporters and producers and receive instruction on best practices and hands-on training on producing stories for multiple platforms.  Intern may be asked to pitch story ideas and provide research assistance to staff.

Students must be a junior or senior in good academic standing and have completed at least two journalism courses.  They will be expected to stay abreast of current events and to follow NET News content on radio, television, online and social media.  If appropriate, intern may be asked to work toward producing at least one radio, television or digital news story to be evaluated by news personnel for possible use on NET Television, NET Radio, or the NET News website.   10-15 hours per week paid position. To apply, send resume to clund@netnebraska.org and sguthrie@netnebraska.org

NET Web /Interactive Media Intern

The Web/Interactive Media Intern is responsible for creating, updating and maintaining visually appealing educational web sites, eBooks and interactive projects for the NET Interactive Educational Media Group.

Responsibilities may include:  Update database sites with metadata, graphics, video and content. Create, update and maintain podcasts, video clips, features and multimedia assets for the NET CMS and Educational media resources.  Assist in the development of a social media presence through Facebook, twitter, YouTube among others for education and outreach.  Provide graphic and/or web programming support for a variety of web, eBook and interactive educational content. Create original graphical icons; size and correct images (icons and photos); create interactive web or eBook elements, including use of audio and animation.  Video production and/or assistance for releases, logs, disks; help with scheduling; responsible for props or craft services; assist and take charge of still photography on a video shoot; serve as quality control and continuity to monitor scripts and scan video monitor for issues.

Experience with content creation for various Content Management and Learning Management Systems (Drupal, Moodle, Blackboard, etc).  10-15 hours per week paid position. To apply, send resume to clund@netnebraska.org and sguthrie@netnebraska.org