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.
This position is responsible for monitoring all equipment in the Avid edit suites, assist the maintenance department with troubleshooting, software upgrades and equipment installation; computer editing, setup and operation of video cameras, and operation of media servers. This position will monitor the Studio and editing aspects of the Network Monitor and Control System.
Posted Jan. 13, 2023Apply Now
A hands-on manager who will provide technological leadership to include research, planning and adopting emerging computing and communication technologies in support of Nebraska Public Media, a state-of-the-art telecommunications facility serving Nebraska.
Responsibilities include oversight of hardware, software and infrastructure; development and execution of policies, budget, and strategy; planning and implementation of IT projects; and contract management.
Manages team that is responsible for implementing and supporting various platforms including but not limited to Windows and Linux servers, LAN/WAN, VPN, TCP/IP, VMware and Hyper-V virtualization, Avid editing systems, broadcast and OTT distribution and storage related networking needs, Network Security, Remote and Cloud-based applications, backups and disaster recovery planning.
This is a mission essential position that requires work on-site. To be successful in this critical role requires self-motivation, a strong work ethic and can do attitude. The candidate must be interested in continued learning and be proactive in seeking ways to utilize technology in support of business initiatives.
Posted Jan. 19, 2023Apply Now
Join our team as Transmission Site Manager. This position (one in Lincoln and a second at Scottsbluff) works independently to test, configure, calibrate, install, operate, update, repair and perform systems and transmitter preventative maintenance to television and radio transmitters and associated equipment. The site manager will also maintain and repair low power TV and radio transmitters and NOAA regional National Weather Service transmission equipment.
Posted Jan. 25, 2023Apply Now
This position will be managing the Nebraska Public Media Help Desk staff and will be the liaison between ITS System/Network Admin and Director of ITS. Individual will be responsible for managing internal inventory and ticketing system, end user troubleshooting and ticket escalation to 2nd and 3rd tier as necessary. This position may occasionally work with 3rd party vendors in relation to ongoing projects & issues internal to Nebraska Public Media, also some end user support for Avid editing environment may be occasionally necessary.
Posted Feb. 22, 2023Apply Now
Under limited supervision, assist in the full operation of a mobile broadcasting unit and studio broadcasts - including maintenance, direction of technical staff on location, staffing, and equipment. Assist the Remote Technical Supervisor with the responsibility of setting up, coordinating, and maintaining a wide variety of electrical, electronic, and satellite equipment for mobile television broadcasts to achieve the desired output of the broadcast.
Posted March 2, 2023Apply Now
This position has responsibility and supervision of skilled full-time crew and temporary production staff during all TV studio and remote location multi-camera productions. Operate and set up Grass Valley video production switchers. Provide direction and make decisions based on technical workflows needed for shows. Be able to both direct and follow the guidance of a director during a live show. Make on the fly decisions regarding camera shots, angles, graphics, and the occasional audio control. Providing guidance to the rest of the control room for technical checks and rehearsals. Train technical directors in all aspects of switchers and mentor aspiring directors.
Posted March 2, 2023Apply Now
Nebraska Public Media seeks an Administrative Specialist who will be responsible for coordinating, implementing and supporting membership and fundraising activities for the Development staff.
Posted March 13, 2023Apply Now
Join our team as a Media Services Coordinator. The Media Services Coordinator will answer incoming calls to the Help Desk and provide technical solutions or other information as appropriate regarding radio, TV, online, and reception. This position will also be responsible for placing break material in the television broadcast logs and will coordinate, produce, and make changes to Nebraska Public Media broadcast program schedules.
Posted March 10, 2023Apply Now
Create, produce, write, and edit multi-media content for Nebraska Public Media News. Media content can include producing programs, segments, long and short-form news stories for television, radio, and digital audiences. Strong writing and original storytelling skills and organizational skills are vital to this position. This position will also serve as a fill-in host for radio news shows and assist in producing television news series.
Posted March 23, 2023Apply Now
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.