New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for news producers at Hearst and Standard Media stations in Iowa and Nebraska, and for reporters at a Hearst station in Iowa.
KLKN, Standard Media’s ABC affiliate in Lincoln, Neb. (DMA 105), “Nebraska’s Trusted News Source,” is looking for a morning executive producer to pioneer its product on all platforms as it rebuilds, re-brands and grows. You are a journalist at heart, with a storytelling spirit, and organizational skills that shine. It’s a great first step into management for that go-getter reporter or producer. You don’t believe broadcast, social or digital is more important as you see how all the puzzle pieces fit together. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
With more parkland per capita than Austin, Texas; Portland, Ore.; and all but a handful of U.S. cities, an extensive (and growing) bike trail network, and a low cost of living, Lincoln is one of the fastest growing metro areas in the Midwest.
There are lots of pubs, nightclubs and dive bars around the city of Lincoln. The major industry generally in Nebraska is agriculture, and the landscape — rolling hills and fertile plains — is one major reason for the wild west lifestyle for most people in the state. Hence, it is common to see people walking down the street in a cowboy hat as they get their daily business done.
The way of life in Nebraska is more peaceful and slower because people live rurally. The monthly rent is around $745 for a 900 square-foot apartment and the median home value is about $175,000.
KCCI is looking for a strong, take-charge producer who knows how to create memorable newscasts. The right candidate will have a track record of being creative, aggressive, have the ability to make decisions and communicate the plan in a clear, concise manner. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
KCCI also needs a television and digital on-air reporter to join its award-winning Hearst Television team. The ideal candidate is one who is skilled at “getting the scoop.” It’s looking for someone adept at breaking news live reporting, and in-depth investigative work. Its next reporter is one who enjoys challenging those in power, and who can partner with a photojournalist to tell compelling, visual stories. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
KCCI also is looking for an investigative reporter to join a nationally-recognized, award-winning team of journalists. The investigative reporter will juggle multiple projects, working on long-term investigations while also being part of the daily editorial process. Develop ideas for realistic, executable, timely and important investigations. This reporter will be a versatile storyteller: able to delve into numbers, tell emotional stories and deliver active and creative live shots. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
Des Moines is listed as the ninth best place to live according to U.S. News and World Report, which ranked Des Moines as one of the top five most affordable and best cities to live in. Livability.com calls Des Moines a millennial hotspot.
Elegant Colonial and Tudor-style homes built in the early 1900s hide in quiet neighborhoods minutes from buzzy downtown, where lofts and condos draw the millennial crowd. Many families with kids flock to the suburbs where new housing developments continually pop up.
And there’s plenty to do and see in Des Moines. Cultural events and festivals draw all ages to the downtown area. One-of-a-kind shops, locally owned restaurants and hip bars enliven entertainment districts. And plenty of bike trails and parks (and even a few lakes) provide opportunities for outdoor recreation.
The median price for a house in Des Moines is about $170,000 and average rent is about $800 a month.