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 Emerging 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.

 

 

NET Customer Service Student Worker

NET is in search of hardworking students to assist us with a variety of general customer service tasks. Part-time positions for students who are detail-oriented, have excellent computer skills, organizational skills, interpersonal skills, the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, meet deadlines, and work independently. 12-20 hours/week during working hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. TO APPLY: Submit your resume and cover letter to NET_HR@netad.unl.edu

NET Communications Student Worker

NET, Nebraska's PBS and NPR Stations is looking for a student to assist the NET Communications team with news releases, advertising, promotion coordination and events to build awareness for NET. This employee works with the team to assist in promoting programming, education resources and the impact of NET on the citizens of Nebraska. Skills needed include interest, creativity and ability to write and edit stories and news releases using AP Style. For advertising, the employee would work with a staff member and our graphics design team to direct the creation of ads for print and digital. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office. May represent NET occasionally at public functions, along with NET staff members.

15-20 hours per week paid position. Flexible schedule during regular business hours. 

To apply, send resume and 3 writing samples to NET_HR@netad.unl.edu

Radio Reporter / Multimedia Journalist

Join the award winning, innovative, news team at NET.   Opportunity for a skilled news reporter to create radio content for NET News that will also be distributed across television and digital platforms. Strong journalism credentials will aid in producing both short and long-form news content. Criminal history background check conducted. Excellent benefits including staff/dependent scholarship program. Applicant review begins August 24.

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The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is an EO/AA employer and encourages minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply

NET News Student Worker

NET News seeks a student worker for a position focused on radio broadcast journalism and digital journalism. The successful candidate will produce news stories to air on NET Radio and be featured on the NET News website and social media channels. The student could be asked to pitch, interview, produce and write for these stories. Student ideally will be in good academic standing and have completed at least two journalism courses. Expected to stay abreast of current events and to follow NET News content on radio, television, online and social media.  

Position available for up to 20 hours a week for the fall of 2018. Student will work with NET News reporters and producers and receive instruction on best practices and hands-on training on producing stories for multiple platforms and may be asked to work flexible hours. 

TO APPLY: Submit your resume and cover letter to net_hr@netad.unl.edu.

Office Associate (Part Time)

Provide administrative/operational support to NET including: Radio Manager, News Department, and general administration by scheduling meetings, processing expense invoices, preparing forms, answering phones and correspondence, preparing confidential memos and reports, and maintaining department files. Maintain supplies for the department and manage basic office functions as needed.

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The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is an EO/AA employer and encourages minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.

 

Nebraska Public Radio Friday LIVE Student Intern

Internship will focus on assisting with weekly Friday LIVE program on Nebraska Public Radio. Position will have the opportunity to work on a variety of responsibilities such as:

  • Research guests for Friday LIVE and provide background to host
  • Acquire and edit photos of guests for the webcast and for social media
  • Take photos at live shows for social media
  • Wrangle and stage manage guests and occasional live music performers during Friday LIVE, also managing changes in guests, getting name spellings and informing host
  • Create social media posts for Friday LIVE and the Friday LIVE Extra podcast, there are up to four posts each week
  • Create generic promos using audio from previous shows to ensure we have some to augment weekly promos.
  • Find and help create fresh music beds for use between show segments

Must be available to work Wednesdays between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. and Fridays between 8 a.m. and noon. Approximately 10 hours per week.

TO APPLY: Submit your resume and cover letter to NET_HR@netad.unl.edu

 

Satellite Maintenance Engineer

Perform installation, 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, reports 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 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.

Click Here for job duties, requirements, and to apply.  Must complete State application.  NET State Personnel, Special Accommodations under ADA call: (402) 471-2075.  EEO/VET

 

Producer

NET seeks candidates for entry or mid-level Producer. Position will create, produce, direct, write, edit and shoot content on projects which may include original productions, contract productions, underwriting productions, web streaming productions, on-air fundraising and membership productions/campaigns, social and mobile media components, short and long-form features, and general video segments. These projects can be multi-camera, studio, remote/ENG field productions, or social media and/web/mobile sites and apps. Will work with a team of producers responsible for all of NET’s original multi-platform programming. Entry or mid-level position is available and placement will be based upon the successful candidate’s experience and education. Review of applications begins July 20th.

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The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is an EO/AA employer and encourages minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.

 

Business Development Representative - Omaha, NE Market

NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR public media stations, is seeking an experienced salesperson to represent the entire NET portfolio, including Radio, Television and Digital Underwriting Sales (Advertising), Event Sponsorships and Local Production Partnerships. Criminal history background check conducted. Excellent benefits including staff/dependent scholarship program. Applicant review begins July 16th.

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The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is an EO/AA employer and encourages minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.

 

Business Systems Analyst

Serve as business analyst for NET’s applications and databases. Support the development and maintenance of electronic interfaces and multiple software systems and databases. Criminal history background check conducted. Excellent benefits including staff/dependent scholarship program. Applicant review begins July 13th.

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The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is an EO/AA employer and encourages minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.

 

Transmissions System Site Manager - Scottsbluff, NE Region

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 in geographical area. The Site Manager will also maintain and repair low TV and radio translators and NOAA regional National Weather Service transmission equipment.  Schedule will include travel, evenings, and weekends.  Open until filled. 

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