Full Job Description


Channel 8 News, Nebraska’s Trusted News Source in Lincoln, is looking for a Sports Reporter/Anchor. If you don’t know how big of a sports market this is, you probably shouldn’t apply. From Huskers and all the Big Ten action down to the high school level, we need someone who can shoot sports, edit, report, run their own backpack live shot, and do all of that quickly.

Your schedule needs to be flexible, and you need to be able to work efficiently and independently. Travel is probable with this position. You’ll need to have a strong command of working social media, digital stories, and newsroom computer systems. This is not an entry level position.

There are going to be hundreds of people who apply for this. To get the best first impression, follow these rules. NO phone calls. Email your resume, reels, social handles, and digital work. I will be contacting the top candidates for this position. You do not need to follow up with another email.

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Equal Opportunity Employer – all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


8 hour shift


Bachelor’s (Preferred)


  • Writing Skills: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Journalism: 1 year (Preferred)


Driver’s License (Preferred)

Work Location:

One location

Work Remotely: