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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Multimedia Journalist - Telemundo DC

Jobid 23768-381854

Location: Washington, DC, 20044, USA

Description **Job Number** 36175BR

**Job Title** Multimedia Journalist - Telemundo DC

**Business Segment** Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

**Sub-Business** NBCUOTS - WRC

**Posting Category** TV Content & Production

**About Us** NBCUniversal is launching a new Telemundo-owned station in Washington, D.C. This project will expand NBC Washington / WRC-TV’s news staff with a new team of Spanish-speaking and bilingual journalists to launch the new station. Both news teams will serve local Spanish- and English-speaking viewers in the greater Washington, D.C. region. The new Telemundo station team will work closely with WRC-TV’s team members in the existing facility that is home to NBC Washington.

NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations is the division of NBCUniversal that includes 30 NBC and Telemundo local television stations, a regional news network and their associated websites and digital platforms, as well as a group of out-of-home properties, a production company, an in-house marketing and promotions company and two national multicast networks, COZI TV and TeleXitos. The local stations, which can be viewed in 37 percent of U.S. homes and in Puerto Rico, produce and deliver their local communities compelling and unique local news, real-time weather forecasts, consumer and investigative reports and entertainment programming across all platforms to help keep their English and Spanish-speaking audiences informed anytime and anywhere.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** District of Columbia

**City** Washington, D.C.


The Multi-Media Journalist is responsible for researching, writing and editing stories across all Telemundo platforms. Responsibilities include:

Job Duties

+ Enterprise news stories

+ Gather information

+ Shoot, write and edit newsworthy events including breaking/spot news, general news, sports and feature stories relevant to the Washington, D.C. community

+ Create web content that complements the station website

+ Report, write and produce packages content for a variety of other platforms

+ Develop and maintain a network of news sources providing access to exclusive local news

+ Active community involvement

+ Work closely with Producers, News Managers and Assignment Editors, as well as Reporters and Anchors to gather, produce, write and desktop edit

+ Research and produce news segments

+ Field produce, conduct interview and shoot stories

+ Develop and pitch story ideas


Basic Qualifications

+ Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a Multimedia Journalist

+ Minimum 2 years of experience in newsgathering, reporting and/or production

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

+ Bilingual (English/Spanish) both written and verbal

+ Bachelor’s degree in Journalism/Communications or related majors and/or equivalent experience

+ Must be willing to work in Washington, D.C.

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

+ Must be 18 years or older

+ Be available to work evenings, weekends and holidays as required

+ Must have valid driver’s license

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

**Desired Characteristics**

Desired Qualifications

+ Excellent news judgment

+ Excellent writing skills

+ Ability to investigate information to establish facts and determine truth

+ Prior experience with Dalet

+ Working knowledge of non-linear editing

+ Experience utilizing social media as a news gathering/reporting tool

+ Critical thinking skills, able to understand and communicate complex issues

+ Strong written and verbal communication skills

+ Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and act as a team player

+ Ability to make priority decisions under deadline

+ Excellent interpersonal skills

+ Team player who can also work independently and is a self-starter

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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