Jay Omar

Senior Digital Producer

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Jay Omar joined the 10/11 & NBC Nebraska News teams in February 2016.

Jay Omar was born and raised in Omaha before attending the University of Nebraska at Kearney where he graduated with a journalism degree.

Prior to working in television, he worked in the newspaper industry for three years. He has worked for four different publications since graduation, including a bi-weekly paper located on the Oregon Coast.

In his free time, Jay enjoys playing and watching sports, especially Chicago Cubs baseball. He also likes spending time with his family, including his wife, Erin, and his five brothers that live in the Omaha area.


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In an exclusive interview with 'Meet the Press,' Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) is defending journalists' freedoms and a strong democracy following President Donald Trump's frequent attacks on the fourth estate, including a tweet last week that certain media outlets are 'the enemy of the American People.' Without a free press, McCain said, 'I am afraid that we would lose so much of our individual liberties over time. That's how dictators get started.' Watch the interview with McCain on 'Meet the Press.'