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Investigative News Reporter, WSNS-TV

NBC


Location:
Chicago, IL
Date:
07/25/2017
2017-07-252017-08-23
Job Code:
33350BR
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Job Details

Company NBC Universal

Job Title Investigative News Reporter, WSNS-TV

Jobid 23768-366829

Location: Chicago, IL, 60664, USA

Description **Job Number** 33350BR

**Job Title** Investigative News Reporter, WSNS-TV

**Business Segment** Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

**Sub-Business** NBCUOTS - TLM WSNS

**Posting Category** TV Content & Production

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. 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.



About Telemundo Station Group

Telemundo Station Group, part of the NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations division of NBCUniversal, is comprised of 17 local television stations in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Producing and broadcasting more than 7,000 hours of unique and relevant local content each year, including award-winning news, public affairs, and entertainment programming, Telemundo Station Group serves Spanish-speaking viewers in the metropolitan areas of Los Angeles, New York, Miami-Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Dallas-Fort Worth, Chicago, San Antonio, San Francisco, Phoenix, Harlingen, Fresno, Denver, Philadelphia, Las Vegas, Boston, Tucson and Puerto Rico. In addition, Telemundo Station Group operates TeleXitos, the national multicast network that offers viewers popular action and adventure television series and feature films in Spanish. The group also provides support to 53 Telemundo affiliates across the country and manages dedicated local websites and applications, as well as a robust digital out-of-home operation.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** Illinois

**City** Chicago

**Responsibilities**

Noticiero Telemundo Chicago, WSNS-TV, NBCUniversal, is looking for an Investigative Reporter to research, develop, write and produce consumer/news investigative stories for the station’s newscasts.



JOB DUTIES:



+ Generate long and short-term investigative News projects and content for broadcast

+ Research, write and present investigative News stories in Spanish and English

+ Contribute research, investigate and develop stories for investigative unit

+ Provide investigative News content across all of Telemundo Chicago’s on-air and digital platforms

+ Develop and maintain sources that will generate exclusive story content and News reports

+ Work with News and station management and with Telemundo’s legal department to consistently provide factual, ethical and compelling investigative News content.

**Qualifications/Requirements**

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:



+ BS/BA degree in Broadcasting, Journalism or related field

+ Minimum 3 years of experience working as an on-air television Investigative Reporter

+ Must have the ability to read, write and speak fluently in Spanish and English

+ Must know how to conduct computer-assisted research and reporting

+ Must have excellent interviewing and field producing skills

+ Able and willing to work longer hours and weekends as needed

+ Able and willing to represent the station at company-sponsored community events on weekendsADDITIONAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:

+ Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV on www.nbcunicareers.com

+ Must be 18 years or greater

+ Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in United States.

+ Must be willing to work in Chicago, IL.

**Desired Characteristics**



+ Previous Investigative and/or Consumer reporting experience

+ Strong News Judgment with excellent journalistic instincts and a critical eye for the details

+ Ability to multi-task efficiently and handle high-pressure situations and story deadlines on a consistent basis

+ Knowledgeable of Chicago, its suburban areas and multiple communities

+ Possess excellent communication skills with the ability to work contacts on the phone to break stories, obtain news tips and to react quickly and aggressively to breaking news, but especially during story investigation and research

+ Strong interpersonal skills in order to work well within a strong station team environment and with a positive attitude and a high degree of integrity



We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.



The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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