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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Writer - Telemundo DC

Jobid 23768-381861

Location: Washington, DC, 20044, USA

Description **Job Number** 36180BR

**Job Title** Writer - 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.


Writers are responsible for researching, writing stories and desktop editing. Responsibilities include:

Job Duties

+ Write copy and desktop edit video for stories as assigned by Producers

+ Gather and prepare content for all of Telemundo Washington, DC’s platforms, including but not limited to Out-of-Home, web and broadcast

+ Research and produce news segments and other editorial projects as assigned by Producers or the Assignment Desk

+ Develop and pitch story ideas


Basic Qualifications

+ Minimum 1 year of news segment writing and/or producing

+ Minimum 2 years’ newsgathering or production experience

+ Bilingual (English/Spanish) both written and verbal

+ Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications and/or equivalent work 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

+ Must be available to work evenings, weekends and holidays as required

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

**Desired Characteristics**

Desired Qualifications

+ Excellent news judgment

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

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

+ Strong journalistic skills

+ Experience editing content on a desktop editing system

+ Ability to field produce, conduct interview and shoot stories

+ Ability to make priority decisions under deadline

+ A sense of urgency and desire to learn emerging technologies

+ 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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