Video Journalist

Location
Phoenix
Posted
Nov 08, 2012
Closes
Dec 08, 2012
Contact
Human Resources
Category
Television
Duration
Full Time
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY:

Telemundo Arizona is currently looking for an individual with a comprehensive understanding of television news production, with an outstanding writing and verbal communications skills. Individual must also have knowledge of the Edius editing system, and camera operation.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

This individual will be responsible for shooting, writing and editing daily stories, as well as gather material to contribute building the rundown. Individual will also be responsible to assist in the production of the live broadcast.

Responsibilities also include keeping up to date on current events and news in our state. Video Journalist will be expected to participate in community events and station activities from time to time as master of ceremonies and/or Host as requested by the station.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

- Minimum 2 years of experience working in Spanish market broadcast television.
- Be informed on news events locally and nationally.
- Develop and maintain a network of contacts providing access to exclusive stories.
- Assist producer in establishing sources, finding and executing enterprise news investigations, building and maintaining strong list of story ideas.
- Ability to ad-lib and improvise effortlessly in various types of on air situations.
- Must work well under pressure with an ability to meet deadlines.
- Bilingual (English/Spanish) required both written and verbal. A high level of skill and mastery of the Spanish language is essential.
- Candidate must work effectively with other in a team oriented environment
- Independent problem solving & multi-tasking.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

- Minimum of 2 years of experience as a photojournalist
- BS/BA in journalism/ Communications
- Strong Spanish writing & verbal skills.
- Must be able to work a flexible schedule in a 24/7 news environment in addition to standard hours.
- Must be willing to work in Phoenix location
- Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
- Must be 18 years or older
- Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
- The position requires traveling.

NBC Universal is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer promoting diversity in the workplace. We invite and encourage response from women, persons of color, veterans and the disabled.

Please apply online via the given link. No phone calls or emails please.

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