New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a topical producer, a social video producer, and an assistant news director.
KLKN, Standard Media’s ABC affiliate in Lincoln, Neb. (DMA 107), Nebraska’s Trusted News Source, is looking for a topical producer to join the Creative Services Department. Production involves coordinating with the news department to develop teasable content that will drive viewers to early and late evening newscasts. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
In addition, KLKN is looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic reporter/video content producer to join the team in an exciting new role. This person will find, investigate, produce, edit, fresh, short-form, social-first video content across multiple social media platforms in order to reach and engage new audiences. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
With more parkland per capita than Austin, 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 dives around the city of Lincoln. The major industry generally in Nebraska is agriculture, the landscape, rolling hills, and fertile plains is the 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.
WBRZ, the ABC affiliate in Baton Rouge, La. (DMA 94), owned by the Manship family, is looking for an assistant news director. Top leadership roles at this family-owned station are not available often.
The assistant news director will manage day-to-day newsroom operations, mentor and coach budding journalists along with helping to create and implement big ideas. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
WBRZ, in Baton Rouge, is in the shadows of LSU’s Tiger Stadium football cathedral. The city is home to a rowdy, satirical Mardi Gras parade, an unmatched St. Patrick’s Day parade, renowned Southern University’s Human Jukebox and features lush city parks for outdoor enthusiasts.
Baton Rouge, the capital of Louisiana, just an hour’s drive from New Orleans, increasingly absorbs the flavor of New Orleans without adopting the bustle of a tourist spot. Warm year-round and located right off the Mississippi River, the metro area moves at a suburban pace while offering the opportunities of a flourishing cultural hub. Baton Rouge creates exciting prospects for newcomers.
Builders regularly break ground on new residential and retail establishments, and trendy bars and Southern-style eateries continue to flow into the metro area at a rate just fast enough to keep up with residents’ appetites. Golf courses, parks, playgrounds, running trails and dog parks are scattered throughout the area. Residents also like to cast their fishing lines into the nearby Gulf waters and go hunting at one of many nearby hunting grounds.
The median home price is just $185,000 and monthly rent is around $900.