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News Director - Telemundo Salt Lake City

NBCUniversal, LLC, Salt Lake City, Utah

Create the extraordinary.

Level: Manager (Supervisor)


About Us: At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.Responsibilities: • Provides leadership and drives strategy for News coverage, driving culture of creativity and excellence.
• Collaborates to ensure local newscasts are well conceived and provide multi-platform, high quality coverage, accuracy, and integrity to improve competitive position in the market.
• In addition to direct oversight of News, this individual will work closely with Sales, Engineering, Production and other departments to further multi-platform opportunities and support Telemundo branding and programming initiatives.
• Create the cohesive standards for all aspects of the on-air presentation and digital execution in coordination with the brand.
• Manages and develops news personnel, makes hiring decisions and establishes performance goals and guidelines.
• Oversees the evaluation and performance appraisal across the organization.
• Coaches and develops staff to work and grow in a multiplatform environment.
• Drives culture and creativity, excellence and performance.
• Work with local management in the effective use of resources and synergies in managing operations to develop standards and processes for optimal performance.
• Overall responsibility for newsgathering, production, news programming and presentation.
• Ensure newscasts are well conceived and provide high quality coverage, accuracy and integrity.
• Implement strategic mission and tactical operation of newsroom while ensuring the highest levels of journalistic, ethical, TV production and promotional standards are maintained.
• Oversee day-to-day coverage, big story, breaking news and sweeps planning with consideration of payroll, staffing, field, and news operations to meet established goals and objectives.
• Manage and lead team of News professionals.
• Ability to identify future-scheduled events and plan coverage around them.
• Must plan for the unexpected and respond well in crisis, keeping the news staff focused and committed to performing under extreme tension and pressure.


• Undergraduate degree in Journalism, Communications or equivalent work experience.
• 3 to 5 years in the following areas:
• Experience as an Executive Producer or similar news leadership role at a broadcast station in major market(s).
• Experience preparing departmental budgets, developing strategic plans to operate within budgets.
• Experience and success in coaching, leading and motivating a team of employees.
• Fluent in English/Spanish.
• Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
• Able to work a flexible schedule and shifts.
• Must be willing to work in the Salt Lake City, UT
• Must be 18 years or older
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Active driver’s license and excellent driving record.
- Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated, submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days following commencement of employment.

- Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the commencement of employment or must undergo regular COVID-19 testing if Company determines your job position requires accessing an NBCUniversal worksite.

- Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.

• Multi-platform experience.
• Strong organizational skills.
• Marketing research skills.
• Excellent people management, leadership and coaching skills.
• Ability to multi-task in a dynamic, content driven, technology intensive environment and meet deadlines.
• Strong performance management and leadership skills.
• Energetic and diligent in launching major campaigns.
• Ability to work well under pressure.

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

NBCUniversal is an equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws.

About NBCUniversal, LLC

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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