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Multimedia Journalist, Telemundo T39 - Dallas/Fort Worth

  • Job
    Full-time
    Junior & Mid Level
  • Media & Journalism
  • Dallas
    Fort Worth
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  • You must have a BA in Journalism or related field, 2 years of Spanish market broadcast TV experience, physical ability to lift equipment, work long hours, be bilingual, have news knowledge, maintain contacts, improvise on-air, meet deadlines, and work well in a team.
  • You will shoot, write, edit original news stories, gather information, present accurate and balanced news, report live, engage in social media, back-up anchor, and represent the company in community events.

Requirements

  • Basic Qualifications:
  • BA or BS in Journalism or related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working in Spanish market broadcast television.
  • Eligibility Requirements:
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #)
  • Must be able to provide a reel/portfolio of work examples -- if available, include a web address when you submit your resume (if applicable)
  • Physical requirements required to perform medium/heavy physical work which includes:
  • Lifting and carrying camera equipment ranging from 15 lbs. to 50 lbs. (in camera weight) for extended periods of time to shoot on remote locations
  • Must be willing to work long hours, varying shifts (including nights and weekends) and report to work in emergencies depending upon news coverage when necessary.
  • Must be willing to work in Dallas/Fort Worth, just south of DFW Airport and able to travel to surrounding areas as needed.
  • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the U.S.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) required both written and verbal
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
  • Desired Qualifications:
  • Be informed on news events locally and nationally.
  • Develop and maintain a network of contacts providing access to exclusive stories.
  • Assist producer in establishing sources, finding, and executing enterprise news investigations, building and maintaining strong list of story ideas.
  • Ability to ad-lib and improvise effortlessly in various types of on-air situations.
  • Must work well under pressure with an ability to meet deadlines.
  • A high level of skill and mastery of the Spanish language is essential.
  • Candidate must work effectively with others in a team-oriented environment.
  • Independent problem solving & multi-tasking.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for shooting, writing, creating and editing original news stories; gather information for news stories using beat sources, contacts and leads.
  • Work directly with VP of News, Executive Producer and News Producer on story ideas and development.
  • Presents completed stories that are accurate, journalistically sound, fair and balanced.
  • Will coordinate, organize, conduct and video-record interviews in both English an Spanish.
  • Will report Live during newscasts and breaking news as needed, either in studio or out in the field.
  • Must have the skills to operate a Dejero live unit, set up and shoot their own live shots.
  • Produce original content for an assigned newscast, stream service, digital and social media.
  • Develop on-going “sweeps” style stories.
  • Strategically engage in social media.
  • Back-up news anchor when needed.
  • Represent Telemundo in community related events.
  • Build relationships with community and contacts for developing story leads

FAQs

What is the primary responsibility of a Multimedia Journalist at Telemundo T39 in Dallas/Fort Worth?

The primary responsibility of a Multimedia Journalist at Telemundo T39 in Dallas/Fort Worth is to create content for the news organization, including reporting on stories relevant to the local Hispanic community.

What qualifications are required to be a Multimedia Journalist at Telemundo T39 in Dallas/Fort Worth?

Qualifications required for the role of Multimedia Journalist at Telemundo T39 in Dallas/Fort Worth typically include a degree in journalism or related field, experience in reporting and storytelling, fluency in Spanish and English, and knowledge of the Dallas/Fort Worth area.

What sets Telemundo T39 apart as an innovative news organization in Texas?

Telemundo T39 is known for being the most innovative news organization in Texas due to its commitment to providing cutting-edge reporting and content for the Hispanic community in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. The station stays ahead of the curve in terms of technology and storytelling techniques.

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