WWSI Investigative Reporter / Responde

Posted: 2/6/2019

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

Telemundo62 RESPONDE is the first investigative journalism unit that offers Spanish-speaking consumers a direct opportunity to investigate and solve their problems.

Telemundo62 RESPONDE is seeking a reporter to join our consumer advocacy team. This reporter will be part of a team who answer inquiries from local consumers who fear they may have been wronged in any way.

Responsibilities include:Researching, writing, editing, producing and gathering consumer/investigative content in Spanish and English Preparing consumer reports for air, working either independently or with a producerDevelop a network of sources and experts to generate enterprise consumer/investigative stories on a daily basis Provide editorial guidance; manage tips database and resolve consumer complaints on a daily basisFile and manage public records requests, conduct interviews, and contact companies for comment on storiesCoordinate additional and unique coverage with digital team

Basic Qualifications
• Minimum 4 years of experience working as an on-air television News Reporter
• Strong Spanish language story-telling and television writing skills required
• Must know computer-assisted research and reporting as well as database programs
• BS/BA degree in Broadcasting, Journalism or related field
• Must have the ability to read, write and speak fluently in Spanish and have a solid knowledge of the English language as well

Additional Job Requirements
• Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
• Must be willing to work in Philadelphia
• Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
• Must have a valid driver’s license
• Must have ability to work any of a 24/7 shift
• Must be 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

Desired Characteristics
• Consumer reporting experience
• Previous experience working with hidden cameras
• Willingness to work long hours and overtime when necessary
• Excellent communication skills with the ability to work contacts on the phone to break stories, news tips and to react quickly and aggressively to breaking news
• Strong news judgment, excellent journalistic instincts and a critical eye for details
• Ability to multi-task efficiently and handle high-pressure situations on a consistent basis, especially during story research and investigations, as well as breaking news situations
• Must have strong interpersonal skills and work well and contribute within a strong station team environment

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