Skip to main content

Morning News Reporter

KOLN-TV, the strong market leader in the Lincoln/Hastings/Grand Island market, is looking for a Morning Reporter to join the area’s #1 morning show. You’ll be our morning eyes and ears on Lincoln, frequently going live and showing our viewers what’s breaking or developing overnight.


General Responsibilities would include:

-Responding to overnight breaking and developing news

-Writing, shooting, and editing your own stories, and frequently running your own live shots

-Generating your own story ideas, bringing fresh content to the morning and mid-day newscasts

-Filling in as a show producer or anchor as needed


Qualifications include:

We’re looking for someone with live reporting experience, who knows how to make contacts, follow stories, track developments, and present those stories in a compelling, easy-to-understand way.

You’ll need to be comfortable shooting and editing your own stories, and setting up and executing your own live shots.

This job takes planning and preparation, as your day will begin in the very early morning hours, and you need to have a story planned.

But it also takes flexibility, as news that breaks overnight will always take priority.

The right candidate will be a proven leader in the newsroom. We need someone who’s a positive influence for those around them, and thrives in a competitive, but fun environment.

Connection with the viewers of Nebraska is key. You’ll need to be involved and visible at station and community projects, and active on social media.

A Degree in Broadcasting or Journalism is preferred

Familiarity with iNews, Sony ENG, Avid, TVU, and Clickability a plus.

Must have valid Drivers License with good driving record. Employment is contingent on successfully passing drug screen and driving record check.


PLEASE apply online at:


By email to


  KOLN/KGIN TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company requiring pre-employment drug and background testing. KOLN/KGIN/Gray Television participates in E-Verify. EOE 

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of [Company Name]’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including disch