Nebraska Educational Telecommunications
Researches, writes, edits, produces, and narrates a short story daily to broadcast to the listening audience. Conducts and records telephone and personal interviews by arranging interview time and place to record pertinent information that may possibly be used for broadcast. Serves as editor and lead producer or, as a team member for large projects. Hosts special programs to include selecting music, writing and timing all leads, writing the rundown, and hosting the show. Solicits funds during on-air pledge drives to finance the radio station. Cleans equipment and ensures it is in good working condition. Monitors teletype messages and rewrites weather and news releases for airing to keep the public informed of events and happenings. Files newscast tapes, news copy, and related materials to be kept for future reference. Completes daily program and operating logs by reconciling time breaks and program broadcasts to comply with Federal communication requirements.
Experience / Skills
Qualifications / Requirements
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelors degree in journalism, communication, broadcasting, music, humanities (history, languages, law, literature, performing arts, philosophy, religion, and visual arts), or related field and minimum of one year of experience in reporting/production experience required. Education may be substituted on a year for year basis based on experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of: public affairs; production methods and procedures; on-air broadcasting methods and procedures; network formats; marketing techniques; agency mission, programing and policies; commercial radio contacts and stringers; fundraising procedures. Ability to: understand local, statewide, national and international events and history; collaborate and communicate effectively with the news team; develop and interview new sources; use good news judgment and report news events in an unbiased, balanced manner; be lead producer, work as a team member; analyze complex subjects.