Anchor/Reporter

Posted: 8/10/2018

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


Telemundo NBC Universal’s Owned Television station in Houston, Texas , KTMD TV, is looking for an Anchor/Reporter:
· Perform on-air anchor responsibilities for designated Telemundo Houston newscasts or program across KTMD’s multiple platforms
· Contribute story ideas for key series pieces for daily news programs
· Prepare and/or assemble, and present story content in a fair, accurate and unbiased manner
· Collaborate with news producers and managers to conceptualize, produce and present Telemundo Houston news specials and packages based on either breaking or pre-planned stories
· Generate story ideas, research and set up the content and interviews
· Develop and maintain a network of news sources providing access to exclusive local stories
· Leverage relationships within the community for the purpose of developing connections to story leads and bridge relevant activities through community relations department
· Participate in station-sponsored and philanthropic events and all assigned special promotions projects
· Perform field reporting, fill-in for other shows, and other temporary assignments, as needed

• Minimum 5 years of experience as anchor in a top market
• Minimum 5 years of experience as television reporter.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism or related field, or equivalent work experience
• Proven track record of strong writing, storytelling and live reporting skills
• BI-lingual (English/Spanish) required both written and verbal
• Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered
• Must be willing to work in Houston, TX
• Must have a flexible schedule with ability to work any of a 24x7 shift and willingness to travel and work long hours and on weekends with short notice
• Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

• Minimum 5 years of news anchor experience and 10 years of newsroom experience.
• Solid news judgment, strong writing and research skills
• Experience in a variety of anchor/host scenarios, including studio, remotes, specials, etc.
• Experience in a variety of on-air reporting functions including anchoring, investigations, franchises, etc.
• Very strong speech skills with the ability to ad-lib effortlessly in various types of situations, particularly breaking news
• Strong understanding and demonstration of editorial judgment and journalistic ethics, including a current knowledge of laws of libel, slander and applicable FCC rules and regulations
• Experience in automated studio environments
• Demonstrated ability to solve problems, prioritize decisions, and successfully manage multiple assignments concurrently in a high pressure, breaking news environment
• Active engagement in Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, etc.)
• Effective self-starter with the proven ability to generate and produce news stories
• Proficiency delivering enterprising stories
• Experience being actively engaged in editorial processes and meetings
• Understanding of emerging news production techniques and technology, with a pioneering spirit with desire to learn emerging technologies and invent the future
• Good collaborative and interpersonal skills to communicate at all levels
• Believes that teams are smarter and more dynamic together

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