Anchor/Reporter III

Rocky Ripple · IN
Communications/Community Relations: Broadcasting
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Brownfield Ag News creates and delivers original content across multiple media platforms.  With nearly 600 affiliate radio stations, Brownfield is the largest and one of the oldest agricultural news radio networks in the country. Stations in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin, and the Delta region carry Brownfield’s agricultural news, markets, weather, commentary, and feature radio programming.

The Anchor, Reporter III is one of a dozen Brownfield farm broadcasters who are on the ground at state, national, and sometimes international events throughout the year, providing timely and relevant news to its audience. They utilize several social media platforms and digital channels to engage with viewers and listeners and stay up to date with agricultural news.

This position can sit remotely out anywhere in the state of Nebraska. 


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Creating, writing, and producing related content for Brownfield’s radio network and various multi-media platforms with minimal direction and supervision.
  • Covering events, interviewing industry influencers, anchoring radio and video programs and contributing to all Brownfield product lines.
  • Producing relevant, quality content under deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Cultivating and maintaining news sources and professional relationships in the industry.
  • Periodic client and/or affiliate projects include anchoring podcasts, doing live interviews, moderating panel discussions, and creating native content as assigned.
  • This is a purely news reporting role, with no rewriting of press releases or aggregation. 


Job Specifications/Requirements:

  • 4+ years of work experience in agricultural communications/journalism or equivalent.
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or closely related field.
  • Equivalent work experience may be substituted for educational requirements.
  • A strong ‘nose for news’, excellent interviewing skills, grammar, reporting and writing skills. 
  • The ability to communicate professionally and effectively in writing and verbally.
  • Ability to travel by car and airplane for overnight trips.
  • Ability to self-motivate and work both independently and in a team environment. 
  • A strong understanding of agriculture is necessary.
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Audition or similar audio recording software, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and Teams.
  • This position is based in a remote office studio in Nebraska within a region the anchor/reporter will be responsible for covering.


Learfield is the leading media and technology services company in intercollegiate athletics. The company unlocks the value of college sports for brands and fans through an omnichannel platform with innovative content and commerce solutions for fan engagement. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, the company has long had the privilege of being an advocate for intercollegiate athletics and the student-athlete experience. Our suite of services includes licensing and multimedia sponsorship management; publishing, audio, digital and social media; data analytics; ticketing, ticket sales and professional concessions expertise; branding; and campus-wide business and sponsorship development.

Our people-first culture is the foundation of our business and is reflective of our approach to building meaningful relationships with our employees, partners, and fans. The company strives each day to deliver the mission statement and embody the core values that make Learfield an exciting place to work.


Our Mission

Powering the connection of fans to the brands and experiences they love.

Our Core Values

Build Trust | Be Fans of One Another | Power Tomorrow | Create & Connect Communities | Have Fun


Learfield offers a full spectrum of benefits for eligible employees including Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Account, Life Insurance and Other Insurance Plans, Flexible Paid Time Off (including Parental Leave), Paid Holidays, 401(k), and Short/Long Term Disability.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Learfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.