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Multi-Media Journalist, Telemundo Connecticut


Hartford, CT
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Multi-Media Journalist, Telemundo Connecticut

Jobid 23768-381809

Location: Hartford, CT, 06132, USA

Description **Job Number** 36148BR

**Job Title** Multi-Media Journalist, Telemundo Connecticut

**Business Segment** Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

**Sub-Business** NBCUOTS - TLM WNEU

**Posting Category** TV Content & Production

**About Us** NBCUniversal is launching a new Telemundo-owned station in Hartford, Connecticut. The station will be co-located with NBC Connecticut / WVIT and both stations will serve local Spanish- and English-speaking viewers in the Hartford market. In addition, the new station will debut Telemundo Boston’s newly rebranded weekday newscast “Noticiero Telemundo Nueva Inglaterra” in December. Noticiero Telemundo Nueva Inglaterra will be produced by Telemundo Boston and include reports from Hartford and Boston-based reporters, and will deliver 10 hours of live, local breaking news and information each week to Spanish-speaking viewers in Hartford and Boston.

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. 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.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** Connecticut

**City** Hartford


Telemundo Boston is currently looking for an individual with a comprehensive understanding of television news production, with an outstanding writing and verbal communications skills. Individual must also have knowledge of the Edius editing system, and camera operation. The successful candidate will be based in Hartford, CT to report for our newly rebranded newscast “Noticiero Telemundo Nueva Inglaterra”.

This individual will be responsible for shooting, writing and editing daily stories, as well as gather material to contribute building the rundown.

+ Assist in the production of the live broadcast.

+ Keep up to date on current events and news in New England.

+ Participate in community events and station activities from time to time as master of ceremonies and/or Host as requested by the station.

+ Establish sources, find and execute enterprise news investigations, build and maintain strong list of story ideas


Basic Qualifications:

+ Minimum 2 years of experience as a Reporter and news writing

+ Bilingual (English/Spanish) required both written and verbal.

+ Bachelor’s Degree

+ Minimum 2 years’ experience in newsgathering and/or production

+ Minimum 2 years’ experience writing, producing and desktop editing

+ Bachelor’s degree

+ Ability to ad-lib and improvise effortlessly in various types of on air situationsEligibility Requirements:

+ Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through to be considered

+ Must be able to work flexible hours including weekends, holidays and overnights.

+ Must have the ability to work any of a 24 x 7 shift

+ Must Be willing to work in West Hartford, CT

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

+ Must be 18 years or older.

**Desired Characteristics**

+ Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or Communications.

+ Experience as a General Assignment Reporter

+ Excellent writing skills as well as very strong speech skills.

+ Strong live reporting skills are necessary.

+ Ability to write, edit and produce under heavy deadline pressure without compromising accuracy or credibility.

+ Possess the ability to work effectively with others in a team environment.

+ Demonstrated ability to enterprise, research and plan stories.

+ Demonstrated experience generating and producing news stories.

+ Prior experience delivering taped and live reports.

+ Can act decisively under stress and tight deadlines.

+ Ability to work flexible hours (including weekends) and to return to work in emergencies depending upon news coverage.

+ Experience editing content on a desktop editing system.

+ Strong desire to deliver news as it develops on all current and future platforms.

+ A sense of urgency and desire to learn emerging technologies.

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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