Sports Multimedia Journalist, KXAS

Posted: 2/14/2017 | Expires: 3/16/2017

Location: Dallas, Texas
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: News & Journalism
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

NBCUniversal is one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. 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.

Job Purpose: As the KXAS NBC5 Sports Multimedia Journalist you will work closely with news management gathering daily sports content. You will also shoot, edit, write, report and produce sports content on all of KXAS's platforms, including digital and social media with limited anchor duties. Social media and Internet sports are a major part of this position. The successful individual will furnish a wide variety of sports content either working alone or in tandem with other field personnel.

Basic Qualifications: * Bachelor's Degree * Minimum 2 years experience in newsgathering and/or production * Minimum 2 years experience writing, producing and desktop editing * Previous experience with cellular transmission systems, such as Dejero or TVU * Experience managing general upkeep of equipment. Eligibility Requirements: * External applicants must submit a resume through nbcunicareers.com to be considered (Note- job #). * Must be willing to submit to a background investigation * Must have the ability to work any of a 24 x 7 shift, weekends are a requirement of the position * Must be 18 years or greater * Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States * Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

* Must have a proven track record of producing unique sports content for the web and be able to show how you showcase those efforts on-air. * Candidate should be able to build local contacts to break local sports-related stories * A sense of urgency and desire to learn emerging technologies * Strong journalistic skills * Must have a solid grasp of all sports.
 

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