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Investigative Reporter - Telemundo Tampa

NBCUniversal, LLC, Tampa, Florida

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Level: Manager (Supervisor)


NBC Universal’s Telemundo Owned and Operated Television station in Tampa, FL is looking for an Investigative/Consumer Reporter. This position will report to the News Director.

Responsibilities:
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Researching, writing, editing, producing and gathering consumer/investigative content
  • Preparing consumer reports for air, working either independently or with a producer
  • Develop 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 basis
  • File and manage public records requests, conduct interviews, and contact companies for comment on stories
  • Gathering news information and preparing presentation for air, on line and for social media
  • Will write news stories on a daily basis for station’s newscasts, recorded programs and/or other live, station broadcasts – either in the studio or out on location as needed
  • Will work with producers and news managers on developing, researching, investigating, writing, producing and presenting consumer and investigative stories as needed.
  • Presents completed news stories that are accurate, journalistically sound, fair and balanced.
  • Will report live during newscasts and breaking news as needed, either in studio or out in the field.
  • Will coordinate, organize, conduct and video-record interviews
  • Will develop on-going “sweeps” and “special series” stories.
  • Represents Telemundo in community related events.
  • Builds relationships with community and contacts for developing story leads.


Qualifications:
• Minimum 5 years of experience working as an on-air television reporter
• Strong Spanish language story-telling and television writing skills required
• Must know computer-assisted research and reporting as well as database programs
• Preferred 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
• Must have the ability to travel and work weekends when needed and on short notice

Eligibility Requirements:
• Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
• Must be willing to work in Tampa, FL
• Must be willing to submit a background investigation
• Must be 18 years or older
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to live in the United States
• Must provide a demo reel/portfolio of previous television work examples

• Willingness to work long hours and overtime when necessary
• Knowledgeable of Tampa Bay area and how to navigate travel
• 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
• Possess strong computer skills for research and applications and master knowledge of news editing /News system (Edius)

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