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 Digital 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.



Transmission System Site Manager

NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations, is looking for a professional who works independently to test, configure, calibrate, install, operate, update, repair and perform systems and transmitter preventative maintenance to television and radio transmitters and associated equipment. The Site Manager will also maintain and repair low TV and radio translators and NOAA regional National Weather Service transmission equipment. The position will assist with other broadcast related equipment installation and maintenance in the North Platte/Sutherland, NE NET facility.

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Data Research Assistant

NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations, is looking for a professional to assist our Media Research Analyst in conducting research and analysis by standardizing and automating the collection, extraction, transformation, and cataloging of marketing data. Employ industry standard data management and warehousing processes and procedures to ensure high quality data for analysis. Findings from this data are used to guide business decisions for internal staff, as well as reports for state and federal organizations.

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Satellite Maintenance Engineer

NET, Nebraska's PBS and NPR Stations is looking for a Satellite Maintenance Engineer to perform installations, preventive maintenance, and repair on NET's and PBS's C-Band and Ku-Band fixed and temporary fixed (mobile) satellite equipment and systems (transmit and/or receive). This also includes work at the NET television and radio transmission sites. Assist in design and implementation of the computer controlled technical systems, procedures, report and record keeping for the NET-NMCS (Network Management Control System). Will be involved in the on-going implementation, maintenance, and operation of the NET-NMCS. Expected to work with NET Network Operations support groups, and assist the NET staff in performing their duties effectively and efficiently. Perform necessary installation, integration, and system modifications for NET remote transmitter sites to facilitate in the engineering and operation of each site, both NET Television and Radio. Will work with NET transmission department to assure integrity and reliability of terrestrial interconnection system and multicast signal. Provide documentation of NET transmitter site modifications. Work with PBS support groups, and the Chief Engineer-Network Operations assisting in whatever capacity is needed at the direction of PBS and Chief Engineer-Network Operations.

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Major and Planned Giving Officer

NET, Nebraska’s PBS and NPR public media stations is seeking an experienced professional to join our development team. Identify, cultivate, solicit and steward major donors and planned gifts. Develop and implement a solicitation strategy for each donor and prospects, prepare written proposals, informational materials, endowment agreements, and gift illustrations.

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NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations, is looking to hire a Videographer Editor who will be 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 shoot more complex single camera productions. The videographer/editor may be tasked with working on larger budget programs with less direct supervision. Primary responsibilities are Broadcast based productions, but there may be an opportunity to work on 360 video productions.

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ITS Help Desk Supervisor

NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations, services up to 200 employees and is looking for a professional to join our ITS department. This position will be managing the service desk staff and will be the liaison between ITS system/network admin and Director of ITS. Troubleshooting escalated technical issues & preforming inventory of hardware and software. Service desk vendor & ticketing system management. Working with 3rd parties in relation to projects & issues. Participating in research pertaining to computer hardware/software for the Avid Editing environment.

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Systems Administrator

NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations, is looking for a professional to join our ITS department. The Systems Administrator is responsible for keeping on premise servers and cloud CDN related services up to date, up to the tasks and secure for such deliveries. These include support of 3rd party, and custom build OTT platforms and proprietary software developed solely for NET content creation and delivery.

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Executive Director of Vision Maker Media

The Executive Director of Vision Maker Media (VMM) leads this national nonprofit organization based in Lincoln, Nebraska, that is administratively affiliated with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Founded in 1976, VMM’s primary purpose is to deliver high quality broadcast content about American Indians and Alaska Natives to Public Broadcasting. We work with independent producers and stations across the country to fund, produce, distribute and market 3 to 10 programs annually. We are also involved in the professional development of filmmakers through workshops and regular communications, as well as youth media and film festival tour. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors, and administratively to the General Manager of Nebraska Educational Telecommunications.

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