9 hours

Weekend Anchor / Reporter - KNTV

San Jose, CA
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Weekend Anchor / Reporter - KNTV

Jobid 23768-377478

Location: San Jose, CA, 95115, USA

Description **Job Number** 35331BR

**Job Title** Weekend Anchor / Reporter - KNTV

**Business Segment** Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

**Sub-Business** NBCUOTS - KNTV

**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.

**Country** United States

**State** California

**City** San Jose


NBC Bay Area is looking for a Weekend Anchor/Reporter. Applicants should be enthusiastic about breaking news, investigative journalism and be prepared to tell stories for both broadcast and digital. Qualified applicants should be experienced journalists who will bring energy and personality to the anchor desk. The new weekend anchor/reporter should excel at reporting from the field, deliver under strict deadlines and know how to develop sources and break stories. Applicants must be newsroom leaders who are not afraid to ask tough questions in the field. Applicants should have at least 5 years’ experience as an anchor and reporter and should have a good understanding of the Bay Area. Spanish language skills are a plus.

Essential Functions

• Generate story ideas, research and set up the content and interviews, produce the content in the field, write and voice the story, and present the story live as scheduled on a designated newscast

• Perform on-air responsibilities for designated newscast programs

• Strong social media skills are a must. Applicant must have knowledge of how to source stories on social media. Applicants must also write and post stories for various digital platforms.

• Work with news producers, managers and photographers to conceptualize, write, edit, and produce station news packages. Produce additional video and graphic presentations as requested

• Contribute story ideas for key series pieces and lead stories for daily news programs. Research and write scripts for news content. Select video and coordinate the editing and graphic design production for material that appears on-air

• Communicate with news producers, assignment editors and managers regarding story development, progress in the field and/or breaking news stories

• Build relationships with the community and community leaders for the purpose of developing connections to story leads. Develop and cultivate contacts within the community for news stories. Cooperate with and support NBC News, Newschannel and other NBC owned stations

• Participate in station-sponsored events and all assigned special promotions projects


Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree

• Five years of experience as a television reporter

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

Eligibility Requirements:

• Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered

• Must be willing to work at the station in San Jose, CA

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

• Must be 18 years or older

• Must have a valid Driver’s License

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

**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

• Able to ad-lib effortlessly in various types of situations, particularly breaking news

• Strong live reporting skills are necessary

• Able to handle working under the pressure of intense deadlines

• 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

• Prior experience reporting in a top 25 market

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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