Multimedia Journalist - 31666BR

Company Name KDEN Telemundo
Location 4100 E. Dry Creek Rd., Colorado
Date Posted February 22, 2017
Category Television
Job Type Full-time

Description

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
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:
Minimum 1 year of experience shooting with HD Cam
Minimum 1 years of experience working with film or video lighting
Minimum 2 years of experience as a reporter in a top 50 market
BS/BA in Journalism/Communications
Flexibility with respect to scheduling and/or assigned work shifts
Must have strong Spanish language skills (verbal & written)

Eligibility Requirements:
External applicants must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered
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 be willing to work in Centennial, CO
Must have a valid driver’s license

Desired Characteristics:

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

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

Job Number 31666BR

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