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.

 

Emerging Media Producer

NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations is seeking a storyteller/producer to help us explore the frontiers of public media in Nebraska with new and innovative projects. As a part of NET’s emerging media initiative and based out of the newly launched NET Labs, this producer will have the opportunity to tell stories and work with technologies not traditionally associated with public media. This includes, but is not limited to, digital video, podcasting, web or mobile applications, augmented reality tools, 3D modeling and virtual reality experiences, and may utilize platforms like IGTV, YouTube, Spotify, SteamVR, SketchFab, iOS and Android, and smart speakers.  As a part of NET Labs, ideas may initially originate with the individual but are elevated and incubated by the group. We function more as a collective than as a federation of independent creators. Some projects will be leaner in resource, while others will have access to more substantial resources (full production crew, dedicated editor, dedicated developer). The ideal candidate is passionate about storytelling in all formats with a strong sense of narrative, committed to clear communication of well-sourced or reported facts, and eager to create character-driven stories as the central focus of their work.

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NET Sports Production Student Worker
 
NET, Nebraska’s PBS and NPR stations, is looking for a student who will gain knowledge and experience in video production, Avid editing, remote sports broadcasts and television studio production. Create and edit short video segments and sports highlights for broadcast & digital distribution. Develop skills in content storytelling and videography, primarily in the field of sports broadcasting. Assist in the production of NET Sports content originating from the NET remote truck and studio. Assist producer with show preparation and assist in all aspects of production. Available for weekly live sports production. Share responsibility for cataloging and record keeping of digital media, archive footage and research materials. Assist in gathering information for short and long-form documentaries and other projects. On-air/voice talent potential is a plus, but not a requirement.
Student majoring in Broadcasting or related field. Experience in sports production a plus. Must be highly organized and able to work on a variety of assigned projects. Must be willing to collaborate with a team of experienced content creators. 10-15 hours per week.
 
To apply send resume to NET_HR@netad.unl.edu
 

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 at least the 2020-2021 school year. 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.
 

Community Engagement Manager

NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations is looking for a professional to support NET’s vision to connect and empower every Nebraskan. This person will be a key member of the team working to identify and connect the organization with diverse groups in rural as well as urban regions of the state. This position is responsible for managing multiple local and national projects, many with grant funding. Use national content from PBS, NPR as well as local programs/resources from NET to extend the reach and impact of the organization. Collect information from community groups to inform our work and build a deeper understanding of our communities’ needs and aspirations. Must have strong project management, organization and communication skills and be a collaborative minded team player. This person will also gather information for grant applications and maintain budgets associated with them.

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Satellite Maintenance Engineer

NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations, is looking for a professional to 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.

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