Anchor / Multimedia Journalist (Job #54490BR)

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  • Full Time
  • Phoenix

Website telemundoAZ Telemundo Phoenix

Job Title:         Anchor / Multimedia Journalist

Job Number:   54490BR

Location:         Phoenix, Arizona

Career Level:  Experienced

Date Opened: January 28, 2020

The Anchor/multimedia Journalist is responsible for local on-air delivery of newscasts and also shooting, writing & editing story ideas on a daily basis. They will work closely with producers to ensure stories are accurately written and presented on the daily newscasts. Anchors/Video Journalists are responsible for presenting local & national news and generating ideas to increase ratings. This position will report to the News VP.

• Will shoot, write & edit story ideas on a daily basis that attract the viewer’s interest
• Write stories, headlines and news updates for television, online and digital platforms
• Work directly with E.P. and News Producer on story ideas and development
• Present completed story with fair, accurate and community relevant content
• Generate ideas and report breaking news either in studio or on location
• Coordinate, organize and conduct interviews
• Develop on-going “sweeps” style stories
• Present newscasts to the viewer in a professional manner; including presenting breaking news to   viewers  both during live newscasts as well as outside regularly scheduled newscasts
• Involved in Social Media platforms
• Make appearances before social and civic groups and at schools and colleges on behalf of the station
•Write and copy edit assigned scripts in newscasts

Qualifications/Requirements

• BA or BS in related field
• At least four years television anchor/reporter experience
• At least four years’ experience shooting, writing, and editing with good ratings track record
• Strong Spanish language skills (verbal & written)
• Enterprise reporting required
• Strong live reporting presence a must
• Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered       (note job #: )
• Must be willing to work in Phoenix, Arizona area
• Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
• Must be 18 years or older
• Must have a valid driver’s license and excellent driving record
• Must be fluent in Spanish (speak, read & write)
• Must be able to provide a reel/portfolio of work examples — if available, include a web address when you submit your resume (if applicable)
• Must be able to participate in community, public events and/or Master of Ceremonies as requested by   the station
• Must have flexibility in work schedule
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

Desired Characteristics

• News judgment with solid ethical decision process
• Possess the ability to work effectively with others in a team environment
• High competitive nature
• Ability to handle working under the pressure of intense deadlines
• Problem solving skills
• Creative with strong sense of community involvement for unique story ideas
• Strong writing skills with ability to connect on an emotional level
• General assignment reporting skills preferred
• Proven record of meeting deadlines and developing contacts
• Proven record of contributing story ideas

About Us

At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary.

About Telemundo Station Group:
Telemundo Station Group, part of the NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations division of NBCUniversal, is comprised of 30 local television stations in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Producing and broadcasting more than 15,000 hours of unique and relevant local content each year, including award-winning news, public affairs, and entertainment programming, Telemundo Station Group serves the largest Hispanic television markets in the country including Los Angeles, New York, Miami-Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Dallas-Fort Worth, Chicago, San Antonio, San Francisco Bay Area, Fresno, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, Phoenix, Harlingen, Orlando, Fresno, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., San Diego, Tampa, Denver, El Paso, Boston, Las Vegas, Tucson, Hartford, Fort Myers, Springfield, Richmond, Sacramento, Fresno, Salt Lake and Puerto Rico. In addition, Telemundo Station Group operates TeleXitos, a national multicast network that offers viewers popular action and adventure television series and feature films in Spanish. The group also provides support to 50 Telemundo affiliates across the country and manages dedicated local websites and applications, as well as a robust digital out-of-home operation
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Notices

NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

To apply for this job please visit www.nbcunicareers.com.