Careers and Internships

Nebraska Public Media 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; a cutting-edge Digital Media Group; and state-of-the-art audio, video and multimedia production capability delivered via broadcast, satellite, cable, Internet and broadband delivery channels.

Nebraska Public Media 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 capital 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.

  • A nine-station, statewide noncommercial public television network affiliated with PBS.
  • A nine-station, statewide noncommercial public radio network affiliated with NPR.
  • Nebraska Public Media 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.

Available Jobs

Transmission Site Managers

Nebraska Public Media, Nebraska’s PBS and NPR stations is looking for two Transmission Site Managers to join our team. As a Transmission Site Manager, you will work independently to test, configure, calibrate, install, operate, update, repair and perform systems and transmitter preventative maintenance to television and radio transmitters and associated equipment. You will also maintain and repair low power TV and radio translators and NOAA regional National Weather Service transmission equipment.

Posted March 8, 2022

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Producer

Produce compelling, creative and high quality broadcast and digital content for Nebraska Public Media, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations! Be part of an award-winning team as a producer of live high school & collegiate sports from one of our two remote trucks and our live studio series “Big Red Wrap-Up,” a Nebraska Football recap program. Produce non-sports content in other genres which may include history, arts, health, and science and experience producing non-fiction television content from start to finish.

Posted March 31, 2022

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Director of Production Services

Nebraska Public Media is looking for a highly skilled professional to join our team. The Director of Production Services at Nebraska Public Media, Nebraska's PBS and NPR station is responsible for the full gamut of production resources—state-of-the-art equipment and in-house professional staff for studio, EFP, OB (outside broadcast trucks) for station and contract productions for local, regional, and national distribution. The successful candidate will have at least 5 years’ experience in television and/or digital production, strong supervisory and communication skills, working knowledge of the intersection of television and digital production, engineering, and information technology, industry trends and best practices. He/she will create and communicate vision for production infrastructure, equipment acquisition, negotiate contracts, develop budgets, and manage complex projects.

Posted April 7, 2022

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Business Development Representative

Business Development Representative

Nebraska Public Media is seeking an experienced salesperson to represent the entire Nebraska Public Media portfolio, including Radio, Television, and Digital Underwriting Sales (Advertising), Event Sponsorships and Local Production Partnerships. This position will be based out of Lincoln, NE, but will travel to Greater Nebraska to visit clients. Job responsibilities include: develop strategic sales relationships with existing and prospective clients; create, present and close multi-platform sponsorship opportunities; help clients meet content and production requirements and deadlines through account management; achieve monthly, quarterly, and annual revenue goals; provide reporting, and attend meetings as necessary.

Posted April 11, 2022

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Producer

Produce creative and compelling broadcast and digital content for Nebraska Public Media, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Station. Primarily work with highly skilled professionals in our sports unit to produce live sports remotes, studio productions and featured segments. Take charge of distributing content across digital and social media platforms including directing web streaming projects. Show your live studio and EFP production skills outside of sports on “Backyard Farmer” and “Nebraska Stories”.

Posted April 13, 2022

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Producer

Produce compelling, creative and high quality broadcast and digital content for Nebraska Public Media, Nebraska’s PBS and NPR Station! Bring Nebraska’s stories to life with content that explores the state’s diverse people, places, events and cultures. Create exciting short & long-form content through EFP and live studio productions. Be a part of our award-winning team and produce projects similar to: What If…, Beyond the Baton, JAM, Savor and Nebraska Stories. Experience producing non-fiction television content from start to finish. Strong writing and original storytelling skills are vital to this position.

Posted April 14, 2022

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Radio Chief Engineer

Nebraska Public Media is looking for a Radio Chief Engineer to join our team. This position will be in charge of all Radio Engineering duties which will include, installation, integration, operation and maintenance of Nebraska Public Media, Radio, Satellite, Digital and Terrestrial IP, Broadcast and Non- Broadcast Systems and Infrastructure. The Chief Engineer will also be in charge of KUCV Lincoln’s radio analog/HD transmitters. Will assist RF field engineers when needed with the installation, maintenance, and administration of Network Management Control Systems (NET-NMCS) .As well work with the Network Operations Chief Engineer in Maintenance, of TV systems when requested.

Posted April 18, 2022

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Senior Videographer/Editor

Nebraska Public Media, Nebraska’s NPR & PBS Stations, is looking for a Senior Videographer/Editor who will be responsible for shooting single camera video productions, editing, and operating studio and remote television cameras. Position will perform single camera productions without direction and shoot more complex single camera productions. Primary responsibilities are Broadcast based productions, but there may be an opportunity to work on 360 video productions. The Senior Videographer/Editor will have the ability to produce programming at a higher level and have the opportunity to produce their own segments. This position will assist with training and equipment purchase decisions. Knowledge of production equipment, such as Drones, 360 VR cameras, DSLR cameras, 360 cameras, sliders, Gimbals and Jibs would be beneficial.

Posted May 4, 2022

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VMM Project Coordinator

This position coordinates and tracks Vision Maker Media (VMM) activities including, but not limited to: public programming, film screenings, materials and assets, workshops, media archiving, database entry and tracking, and other activities as assigned. The primary role of the Project Coordinator is to coordinate the tracking of VMM’s project activities, input and maintain digital media and metadata for new and archived media, public programming and projects calendar tracking, and filing media and material assets.

Posted May 5, 2022

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Audio Engineer

Nebraska Public Media, Nebraska’s NPR and PBS Station is looking for an Audio Engineer who will be responsible for performing independent audio acquisition and mixing. Duties include studio, single and multi-camera EFP audio acquisition, remote A-1, remote A-2, audio only field recording, sound reinforcement mixing, basic non-linear audio editing.

Posted May 11, 2022

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IT System Engineer

Perform system and server support for NPM server/systems infrastructure. Maintain and configure servers (Windows/Linux/VMware). Design, install and integrate systems for NPM. Diagnose and troubleshoot systems, hardware, software and connectivity problems for the infrastructure. Install computer hardware and software, provide maintenance for PC’s, laptops, printers, and associated peripherals (tier 2) for NPM. Provide end user support for enterprise level applications. Research information pertaining to the integration of computer hardware and software in all areas. Maintain the computer hardware and software inventory and perform technical issue resolution under ITS policies and guidelines. Perform testing and evaluation for the development of change and its implementation for the best output.

Posted May 18, 2022

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Nebraska Public Media 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.