News Reporter, Telemundo

  • NBCUniversal
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Oct 21, 2019
Full time Media-Journalism Media Television

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 an experienced, hard-working, impartial news reporter.  Candidate must have great Spanish-writing skills who can develop and produce content for broadcast and digital platforms.
 
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Write accurate and compelling stories for broadcasts and digital platforms
  • Stories must be journalistically sound, fair and balanced while meeting
    daily on-air deadlines
  • Dynamic and accurate delivery of information during daily live shots
  • Develop story ideas for relevant content that is reflective of the community
  • Report live during newscasts and breaking news as needed, either in studio or out in the field
  • Create content for digital platforms daily
  • Build 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

Qualifications/Requirements

  • B.A. in Journalism or related field
  • At least 3 years of reporting experience
  • Strong ability to adlib and lead during breaking news coverage
  • Past success with strong writing and story-telling skills
  • Excellent Spanish writing and speaking skills
  • Solid English language skills
  • Proven ability to perform under pressure and tight deadlines

ADDITIONAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com
  • Must be willing to work in the Chicago area
  • Must be willing to work extended hours, varying shifts (including mornings, nights, weekends and holidays) and report to work for breaking news
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must have a valid driver's license
  • 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 accept Solutions, as NBCUniversal's Dispute resolution program

Desired Characteristics

  • News Anchoring experience and breaking news anchoring skills
  • Naturally competitive nature
  • Experience using strong problem-solving skills
  • Works well with others and is a team player
  • Proactive approach to a fast-paced and changing news environment
  • Creative thinker with strong sense of community involvement for unique story ideas