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News Anchor/Reporter, WSNS-TV


Chicago, IL
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title News Anchor/Reporter, WSNS-TV

Jobid 23768-365379

Location: Chicago, IL, 60664, USA

Description **Job Number** 33095BR

**Job Title** News Anchor/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


WSNS-TV, Telemundo Chicago, is a Spanish language TV station in one of the top markets in the country. We are looking for a dynamic, dedicated and resourceful News Anchor with excellent writing and reporting skills to present news content on-air for the station’s news broadcasts and special programs.


+ Primary responsibility is to deliver the newscasts in an unbiased, energetic and professional manner

+ Responsible for gathering news information and preparing on-air News presentations for the station’s Spanish language newscasts.

+ Provides input to the show’s Producer and Executive Producer regarding show content and format.

+ Responsible for writing stories, teases and news briefs.

+ Responsible for the presentation of breaking news during regular live newscasts, as well as during news briefs and cut-ins outside regularly scheduled newscasts.

+ Required to also perform general assignment reporting duties as needed and assigned

+ Consistently contribute News content ideas for air, as well as for all digital platforms including engagement in social media.



+ Willing and able to work weekends and other shifts as needed and assigned

+ Minimum 3 years of experience as a News Anchor and general reporting in Spanish-language television

+ Must be able to understand, speak, read and write fluently in Spanish language

+ Must also be able to understand, speak, read and write English language

+ Excellent TV News writing skillsADDITIONAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:

+ Must be willing to work in Chicago, IL

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

+ Must be 18 years of age

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

**Desired Characteristics**

+ BA/BS Degree in Journalism or related field is strongly preferred

+ Knowledge of social media and proven engagement in a variety of digital content platforms and ability to multi-task in a dynamic, content-driven and technology-intensive environment

+ Possess excellent journalistic and News judgment

+ Excellent on-camera presence and delivery skills

+ Ability to ad-lib effortlessly on-air in various broadcast situations, particularly during breaking news.

+ Demonstrated passion and dedication to Broadcast Journalism

+ Excellent investigative reporting skills strongly desired

+ Must be able to handle working under the pressure of intense deadlines, including flexible hours and schedules when necessary

+ Must possess the ability to work well and effectively with others in a team environment within the newsroom as well as out in the field

+ Must have ability to engage and motivate the news team

+ Knowledge of local and national News, politics, and current events

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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