Anchor/MMJ - KSTS

Posted: 6/13/2019

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

Telemundo 48 (KSTS) in San Jose, CA, is currently seeking an Anchor/MMJ. The successful candidate must be able to write, research, shoot, and edit compelling news stories. The primary purpose is to report daily and breaking news stories in the studio or from the field to keep the audience informed.

  • Gather news information and prepare for presentation on air, online and for mobile
  • Write, copy and edit assigned scripts in newscasts.
  • Perform on-air reporting responsibilities for designated Telemundo 48 newscast or programs across KSTS’s multiple platforms
  • Gather, report, shoot, edit, write, prepare and/or assemble, and present story content in a fair, accurate and unbiased manner
  • Collaborate with news producers, managers and photographers to conceptualize, write, shoot, edit, and produce Telemundo 48 news specials and packages based on either breaking or pre-planned stories
  • Generate story ideas, research and set up the content and interviews
  • Communicate with news producers, assignment editors and managers regarding story development, progress in the field and/or breaking news stories
  • Develop and maintain a network of news sources providing access to exclusive local stories
  • Build relationships within the community for the purpose of developing connections to story leads
  • Participate in station-sponsored events and all assigned special promotions projects
  • Perform fill-in anchor and other temporary assignments, as needed

  • Basic Qualifications:
    • Minimum 5 years of experience as television reporter in a top 20 market
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism or related field, or equivalent work experience
    • Proven track record of strong writing, storytelling and live reporting skills
    • Bilingual: Spanish and English; both written and verbal
    • Ability to ad-lib effortlessly in various types of situations
    • Strong live reporting skills are necessary
    • The ideal candidate must be able to work effectively with others in a team environment
    • Ability to handle working under the pressure of intense deadlines

    Eligibility Requirements
    • Must be willing to work extended hours, weekends and holidays with short notice
    • Must be willing to work at San Jose, CA
    • Must be 18 years or older
    • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
    • Must have a valid driver’s license
    • Applicants must submit a resume/CV through to be considered

    • Solid news judgment, strong writing and research skills
    • 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, in Spanish and English
    • 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
    • Demonstrated ability to solve problems, prioritize decisions, and successfully manage multiple assignments concurrently in a high pressure, breaking news environment
    • Effective self-starter with the proven ability to generate and produce news stories
    • Proficiency delivering enterprising stories
    • Experience actively engaging in editorial processes and meetings
    • Knowledge of non-linear editing and shooting workflow
    • Understanding of Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.)
    • 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, both in Spanish and English

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