Assistant News Director- KVEA (Telemundo 52)

Posted: 10/18/2018

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

Ensure overall execution of newsroom activities in the absence of the VP News. Provide leadership and accountability for KVEA. Implement tactical operations of newsroom while ensuring highest levels of journalistic, legal, television production and promotion standards are maintained. Oversee day-to-day coverage, big story, breaking news, weather and sweeps planning with an eye toward budget, payroll, staffing, field and news operations to meet operational goals.

• 5+ years experience as a news manager in related field including managerial experience of a mid-size team (5-15) of professional individuals.
• Minimum 5 years of experience working in Spanish market broadcast television.
• A degree in journalism or a closely related field is required.
• Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) required both written and verbal.
• Experience preparing departmental budgets, developing strategic plans and presenting in front of large audiences.
• Proven ability to multi-task and work well under pressure and have the ability to train, coach, and motivate staff members in a positive way to advance their skills and bring out the very best in each of them.
• Advanced oral and written communication skills.
• High level of experience in technical expertise across emerging multi-media platforms.
• Good collaborative and interpersonal skills to communicate at all levels.
• Knowledgeable about FCC rules and laws pertaining to news broadcasting in multi-media platforms and employment and labor regulations.
• Ability to set policies.
• Possess strong writing, producing, creative, management and leadership skills.
• Must be creative, innovative, have an extremely hands on managing style, and be able to create and execute a winning strategy across multiple platforms.
• Must be a fierce competitor who plays to win.
• Possesses the skills, passion, vision, and drive to take us to the highest levels of performance.

Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through to be considered.
  • Must have ability to work evening hours regularly and flexible hours including weekends when needed
  • Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA (Los Angeles)
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

    Desired Characteristics
  • Possess excellent communication, editorial judgment, organization and time management skills.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and adhere to strict deadlines under pressure
  • Ability to work well independently and be detail oriented
  • Possess strong video production, shooting and editing skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
  • Ability to work with both external and internal clients
  • Posses strong knowledge of Social Media Platforms (Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram,Twitter, etc.)
  • Ability to analyze data and metrics and develop a strategy.
  • Have the desire to work in a creative, demanding, competitive environment while believing that teams are smarter and more dynamic together
  • Working knowledge of digital media technology, particularly content-management tools
  • Blogging, wire service, newspaper rewrite or 24-hour cable news background

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