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Multimedia Journalist

Centennial, CO
  • Job Code
    36871BR
Company NBC Universal

Job Title Multimedia Journalist

Jobid 23768-385730

Location: Centennial, CO, 80111, USA

Description **Job Number** 36871BR

**Job Title** Multimedia Journalist

**Business Segment** Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

**Sub-Business** NBCUOTS - TLM KDEN

**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. 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.

Telemundo Station Group, part of the NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations division of NBCUniversal, is comprised of 20 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, San Diego, New York, Miami-Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Dallas-Fort Worth, Chicago, San Francisco Bay Area, San Antonio, Phoenix, Harlingen, Fresno, Denver, Philadelphia, Las Vegas, Boston, Tucson, Washington, DC, Conneticut 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.

**Country** United States

**State** Colorado

**City** Centennial

**Responsibilities**

• Responsible for gathering information on newsworthy events.

• Write, produce and present fair and accurate news stories, as well as feature stories.

• Maintain informed on news events locally and nationally.

• Develop and maintain a network of contacts providing access to exclusive stories.

• Investigate information to establish facts and determine truth.

• Deliver copy ready from a Teleprompter or with no Teleprompter.

• Gather information on newsworthy events and write, produce and present fair, accurate and unbiased news stories as assigned.

• Be responsible for providing on-air news including both in studio and frequent field shoots.

• Create, report and help produce news specials and packages, based on either breaking news or on pre-planned stories that were promoted ahead of time.

• Assist producer in establishing sources, finding and executing enterprise news investigations, building and maintaining strong list of story ideas on a year-round basis, both long-term deeper digging stories and quicker turns, document acquisition and paper trails.

• Send daily to the assignment desk an email with at least three story proposals.

• Able to make phone calls to set up interviews. These calls may happen outside of regular working hours.

• Be able to work nights and weekends.

• Large community involvement, making a reasonable amount of appearances tied into the viewer community.

• Work cooperatively as a team member under tight daily deadlines.

• Gather news information and prepare for presentation in the newscast and all digital platforms.

• Provide input to the show producer on show content and format.

• Write stories headlines and news updates for television, online and digital platforms.

• Present newscasts to the viewer in a professional manner.

Responsible for the presentation of breaking news to viewers both during live newscasts as well as outside regularly scheduled newscasts.

• Shoot and edit promos news material, bumpers, ID’s, show opens and marketing material, as well as gather information on newsworthy events.

• Write, produce and present fair, accurate and unbiased news stories as assigned through the creative use of the video camera and proficient lighting and editing skills.

• Will provide the viewer with a video story on a given topic as assigned.

• Will operate video camera and recording equipment, live truck or live remote transmitting units and edit on Edius Pro editing systems.

• Able to respond quickly to breaking news and take direction from, and interact with, the assignment desk, producers, reporters, anchors and production control room personnel.

• Maintain technical equipment including cameras and lighting gear.

• Manage project deadlines and deliverables.

**Qualifications/Requirements**

• BS/BA in Journalism/Communications.

• Minimum 1 year of experience shooting with HD Cam.

• Minimum 1 year of experience working with film or video lighting.

• Minimum 2 years of experience as a reporter in a top 50 market.

• Flexibility with respect to scheduling and/or assigned work shifts.

• External applicants must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered.

• Working knowledge of Inews, Stratus, Avid, Edius or Final Cut Pro.

• Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and the internet.

• Possess a high level of motivation with a strong belief in creative ideas plus the skills and confidence to express them.

• Able to think and react quickly while maintaining an overall strategic plan.

• Ability to work efficiently and prioritize in order to meet deadlines and budgets

• Highly organized with strong attention to detail.

• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently or as part of a collaborative team.

• Thorough understanding of the current broadcast and digital media landscape.

• Willing to work in Centennial, CO

**Desired Characteristics**

• Must have strong Spanish language skills (verbal & written).

• Must submit a demo reel of work to be considered.

• Must be able to work a flexible schedule in a 24/7 news environment in addition to standard hours.

• Willingness to work weekends with short notice, night and weekend work is frequent.

• Must be willing to submit to a background investigation.

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

• Must be 18 years or older.

• Must have a valid driver’s license and excellent driving record.

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



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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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