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Weekend Anchor/Reporter - NBC Bay Area

NBCUniversal, LLC, San Jose, California

Create the extraordinary.

Level: Manager (Supervisor)


NBC Bay Area is looking for a dynamic, passionate, and experienced journalist to join our nationally awarded winning team as a weekend anchor/reporter. We pride ourselves as an organization dedicated to holding the powerful accountable and uncovering truth. The applicant should have a good understanding of how to deliver meaningful and impactful stories for all our digital and broadcast platforms. The applicant must also be able to develop sources and enterprise stories. An understanding of how to tell stories on our digital platforms is a must. Spanish language or Mandarin language skills are a plus. Knowledge of the San Francisco Bay Area is important. This is not an entry level position.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Live field reporting, demonstrating a commitment to personally connect with our communities
  • Research, write and report on stories for our broadcast and digital programs
  • Live reporting, demonstrating a commitment to personally connect with our communities
  • Active engagement on social media platforms is required
  • Prepare and present news content in a fair, accurate and unbiased manner
  • Collaborate with news producers and managers to conceptualize, produce and present NBC Bay Area news specials and stories based on either breaking or pre-planned stories
  • Generate story ideas, research and set up the content and interviews
  • Develop and maintain a network of news sources providing access to exclusive local stories
  • Leverage relationships within the community for the purpose of developing connections to story leads and bridge relevant activities through community relations department
  • Participate in station-sponsored and philanthropic events and all assigned special promotions projects
  • Perform field reporting, fill-in for other shows, and other temporary assignments, as needed


Basic Qualifications:
Minimum 3 years of experience as Anchor in top 40 market
Minimum 5 years of experience as Reporter in top 30 market
Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism or related field, or equivalent work experience
Proven track record of strong writing, storytelling and live reporting skills on both broadcast and digital

Eligibility Requirements:
Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered
Must be willing to work in San Jose, CA
Must have a flexible schedule with ability to work any of a 24x7 shift and willingness to travel and work extended hours
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

Solid news judgment, strong writing and research skills
Experience in a variety of Anchor/host scenarios, including studio, remotes, specials, etc.
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
Demonstrated ability to solve problems, prioritize decisions, and successfully manage multiple assignments concurrently in a high pressure, breaking news environment
Experience in Bay Area market and familiarity with Bay Area audience and communities
Effective self-starter with the proven ability to generate and produce news stories
Proficiency delivering enterprising stories
Experience being actively engaged in editorial processes and meetings
Good collaborative and interpersonal skills to communicate at all levels
Believes that teams are smarter and more dynamic together

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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