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.
  • NET Labs – a cutting edge center for experimentation in emerging media.
  • 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.


Education Student Worker

NET, Nebraska’s PBS and NPR stations, is looking for a student with experience and career interest in education. As a student worker you job responsibilities would include, but not be limited to:
  • Assist in the design, production and update of online educational content for a variety of platforms (including websites, digital repositories, and open educational resources).
  • Update Educational lesson plans, instructional guides and content provided by educational specialists including but not limited to Nebraska Studies, Nebraska Virtual Capitol, etc.
  • Format and update visual content, including photos, videos, etc. with a variety of photo and video editing tools.
  • Update, edit, format and catalog digital metadata content from educational specialists for the PBS Learning Media Library and other educational resource platforms.
  • Applicant must have access to the internet and be able to work independently on a remote basis until otherwise indicated. Applicant should be proficient in web content production and a variety of CMS structures, photo, and video editing as well as a working knowledge of metadata, taxonomy, search optimization and possess strong communications skills.
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Director of Information Technology Services

NET, Nebraska's PBS & NPR Stations, is looking for a hands-on manager who will provide technological leadership to include research, planning and adopting emerging computing and communication technologies in support of NET, a state-of-the-art telecommunications facility serving Nebraska.

Responsibilities include oversight of hardware, software and infrastructure; development and execution of policies, budget, and strategy; planning and implementation of IT projects; and contract management.

Manages team that is responsible for implementing and supporting various platforms including but not limited to Windows and Linux servers, LAN/WAN, VPN, TCP/IP, VMware and Hyper-V virtualization, Avid editing systems, broadcast and OTT distribution and storage related networking needs, Network Security, Remote and Cloud-based applications, backups and disaster recovery planning.

To be successful in this critical role requires self-motivation, a strong work ethic and can do attitude. The candidate must be interested in continued learning and be proactive in seeking ways to utilize technology in support of business initiatives.

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Data Journalist

NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations, NPR and Member stations are creating an innovative system of regional newsrooms and the newest one, in the Midwest, is focused on investigative journalism.

We’re looking for an experienced data journalist to work with newsrooms at stations in the region, NPR and the Midwest Newsroom investigative team to pursue impactful reporting that holds those in power accountable and reaches audiences on both broadcast and digital platforms.

This position will report original stories, contribute data analysis and reporting for newsroom projects, and collaborate on data visualizations for digital platforms. This position will also collaborate on projects, and bring experience with new approaches and methodologies.

The Data Journalist will be based at NET Nebraska, in Lincoln, and will be a University of Nebraska-Lincoln employee with a competitive benefits package. This position will work closely with NPR and Midwest Newsroom partner stations KCUR in Kansas City, St. Louis Public Radio and Iowa Public Radio. This is a three-year, grant-funded position. The Midwest Newsroom partners intend to raise funds to sustain the position beyond that period.

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