Video Journalist

Posted: 12/23/2017

Location: McAllen, Texas
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


Will shoot, write & edit 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.
• Works directly with News Producers on story ideas and development
• Presents completed stories that are accurate, journalistically sound, fair and balanced
• Will report Live during newscasts and breaking news as needed, either in studio or out in the field
• Will coordinate, organize, conduct and video-record interviews
• Will develop on-going “sweeps” and “special series” stories
• Represents Telemundo in community related events
• Builds relationships with community and contacts for developing story leads

BA or BS in Journalism or related field
• At least two years reporting, shooting, writing, and video-editing experience
• Must be an excellent writer and communicator in Spanish
• Enterprise reporting required
• Live reporting experience
• Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com
• Must be willing to work in McAllen, TX area and able to travel to surrounding areas as needed
• Must be willing to work long hours, varying shifts (including nights and weekends) and report to work in emergencies depending upon news coverage when necessary
• 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 completely fluent in Spanish (speak, read & write)
• 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

• News judgment with solid ethical decision process
• Excellent Spanish, reading, writing and speaking
• Strong English, reading, writing and speaking
• High competitive nature
• Ability to perform under tight time deadlines
• Skills to be a problem solver
• Creative with strong sense of community involvement for unique story ideas
• Strong writing skills with ability to connect on an emotional level

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