Network News Reporter

Posted: 4/12/2019

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

The Network News Reporter will be responsible for presenting story ideas from the region that are of interest to Hispanics.
  • Report (research, write, produce, present) fair and accurate stories as assigned daily to air in Noticiero and if needed news segments in Un Nuevo Dia or Midday newscast
  • Gather and verify news information and preparing for presentation on air, on line and for mobile
  • Actively participate in daily editorial meetings with story pitches of interest to our viewers
  • Develop and maintain contacts with community, political leaders and activists and key figures
  • Develop enterprise and exclusive content
  • Collaborate with producers, managers and photographers to conceptualize, write and produce stories
  • Generate a wide variety of story ideas, research and set up the content and interviews
  • Gather and verify information through interviews, observation and research
  • Communicate with news producers, assignment editors and managers regarding story development, progress in the field and/or breaking news stories
  • Incorporate social media into the reporting routine
  • Stay informed regarding current events on a national, international and regional level
  • Works under the direct supervision of the Sr Director of News Gathering and is responsible for completing any other tasks as assigned by supervisor

  • • Minimum of 6 years’ experience as a television reporter
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism or related field or equivalent work experience
    • BI-lingual (English/Spanish) required both written and verbal
    • Proven experience presenting stories on air in a professional manner during pre-packaged reports and live interviews
    • Demonstrated ability to solve problems, prioritize decisions, and successfully manage multiple assignments concurrently in a high pressure, breaking news environment
    • A basic understanding of desktop computers, iNews and learn systems as implemented
    • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
    • Must be willing to travel
    • Must be 18 years or older
    • Must be able to provide references from previous employers if requested
    • Must be “on call” 24 hours a day / 7 days a week
    • Must be willing to facilitate personnel requirements including late and/or last minute scheduling changes in a 24/7 production work environment.
    • Must be available to work (whenever necessary for show production) early mornings, evenings, holidays, weekends, and natural disaster emergencies.
    • Must be willing to travel as needed, sometimes on short notice.

    • Proven solid writing skills and editorial judgment
    • Effective self-starter with the proven ability to generate and produce news stories and enterprise stories
    • Strong understanding of editorial judgment and journalistic ethics, including a current knowledge of laws of libel and slander
    • Ability to multitask and work in a fast paced, dead-line driven environment
    • Accustomed to working in a team and collaborating with all levels within the organization
    • Proven excellent interpersonal skills combined with a strong sense of how to visually tell a compelling story desired
    • Creative and highly organized
    • Detail oriented
    • Knowledge of non-linear editing and shooting workflow
    • Experience being actively engaged in editorial processes and meetings

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