Digital News Producer Associate - WSNS & WMAQ

  • Telemundo
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • May 20, 2020
Full time Media-Journalism Television Bilingual

Job Description

The Producer Development program is a fast-track opportunity for people with the goal to learn bilingual news-gathering and production skills required to be a successful digital news producer. Participants in the program will work on the digital team in a fast-paced newsroom within Telemundo Chicago (WSNS) and NBC Chicago (WMAQ). The candidate must be an exceptional bilingual writer with experience writing AP style news stories in English and print-style news stories in Spanish following a style guide. You must have experience writing in both languages in a professional news environment, such as newspaper or wire service. The Associate is assigned a mentor who is an experienced staff member. The Associate also will attend a program filled with workshops, lunches with guest speakers and training.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Outstanding bilingual writing skills in Spanish and English
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 6 months to a year of journalism experience

Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume through nbcunicareers.com to be considered
  • Must be willing to work at the location in Chicago
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older

Desired Characteristics

  • Bachelor’s degree with emphasis on Journalism
  • 1 year of experience within a professional newsroom
  • Commitment to News Production as a career
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
  • Experience working in a Chicago newsroom