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.

 

NET News - Summer Internship

Internship 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 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.  15-20 hours per week.

TO APPLY: Submit your resume and cover letter to jthomsen@netnebraska.org and clund@netnebraska.org.

 

Account Executive - Omaha, NE Market

NET, Nebraska’s Public TV (PBS) and Radio (NPR) Stations, is looking for the right individual to prospect and sell underwriting (advertising) for NET TV and NET Radio, as well as to solicit production funding for local projects. This new team member will service the Omaha market and must have strong ties to the Omaha community.

Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, journalism, telecommunications or a related field plus two years of experience in sales and/or marketing required; equivalency considered. Past account management experience and experience calling upon corporate businesses is a plus. Experience must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to work with diverse constituencies, ability to develop proposals, ability negotiate contracts and close sales. Knowledge of broadcast media products and trends necessary. Some local travel may be required, along with occasional irregular work hours.

Salary plus commission. View requisition at https://employment.unl.edu/postings/43941 for additional details and to apply. Criminal history background checks conducted. Excellent benefits including staff/dependent scholarship program. UNL is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, and dual careers.

Vision Maker Media - Director of Communications

This position has primary responsibility to develop Vision Maker Media’s communication strategy.  Vision Maker Media's mission is to share Native stories with the world that represent the cultures, experiences, and values of American Indians and Alaska Natives. Position will contribute to the organizational strategic planning process. Manage communications activities that promote, enhance, and protect the organization’s brand reputation. Responsible for the development, integration, and implementation of a broad range of public relations activities. Advance the organization’s position with relevant constituents, as well as to drive broader awareness and donor support for the organization. Responsible for Vision Maker Media’s varied and integrated communications products and services. Applicant review begins April 26.  View requisition S_150263 at https://employment.unl.edu/postings/44117 for additional details and to apply. Criminal history background checks conducted.  Excellent benefits including staff/dependent scholarship program. UNL is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, and dual careers.

Interactive Media Producer

Responsible for production and development of educational interactive projects. Coordinate and manage a number of interactive media projects simultaneously, including web, ePub and other educational and social media projects.  Develop management and interactive media production skills. Applicant review begins April 1. View requisition at https://employment.unl.edu/postings/43894 for additional details and to apply. Excellent benefits including staff/dependent scholarship program. Criminal history background checks conducted.  UNL is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, and dual careers.

 

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