News Reporter

  • Telemundo
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Mar 02, 2018
Full time Media-Journalism Media Television Bilingual Spanish

Job Description



WSNS-TV, Telemundo Chicago, is a Spanish language TV station in one of the top markets in the country.  We are looking for a dynamic, dedicated and resourceful News Reporter with excellent writing and reporting skills to provide news for all the station’s content platforms and special programs.   

  • Gather news information and prepare accurate news reports for broadcasts, on line and social media
  • Write news stories on a daily basis for station's newscasts, recorded programs and/or other live station broadcasts - either in the studio or out on location
  • Work directly with news producers and assignment editors on story ideas and development
  • Present completed news stories that are accurate, journalistically sound, fair and balanced while meeting on-air deadlines
  • Report live during newscasts and breaking news as needed, either in studio or out in the field
  • Will develop on-going sweeps and special series stories
  • Builds relationships with community and contacts for developing story leads
  • Represent Telemundo throughout the year in community related events both within, and outside of, regular working hours
  • Adlib news information during breaking news with flawless execution
  • Strong engagement on digital platforms, develop and drive relevant content




  • B.A. in Journalism or related field
  • At least 3 years of TV reporting, writing, and live-shot reporting experience
  • Past success with roles exhibiting strong story-telling skills
  • Excellent Spanish writing and speaking skills
  • Solid English language skills
  • Proven ability to perform under tight time deadlines
  • Experience with social media engagement and digital content
  • Solid video camera and Adobe Premiere editing skills
  • Willingness to work weekends, late evenings, mornings and cover other shifts and breaking 
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through
  • Must be willing to work in the Chicago area
  • Must be willing to work extended hours, varying shifts (including nights, weekends and holidays) and report to work in emergencies depending upon news coverage when required
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older


Desired Characteristics


  • Naturally competitive nature
  • Experience using strong problem-solving skills
  • Creative thinker with strong sense of community involvement for unique story ideas



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