Full Time Job

Anchor / Reporter


Universal City, CA 02-08-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description


Essential Responsibilities:
• Perform on-air anchor responsibilities for designated Telemundo 52 newscast or program across KVEA's multiple platforms
• Contribute story ideas for key series pieces for daily news programs
• Prepare and/or assemble, and present story content in a fair, accurate and unbiased manner
• Collaborate with news producers and managers to conceptualize, produce and present Telemundo 52 news specials and packages based on either breaking or pre-planned stories
• Generate story ideas, research and set up the content and interviews
• Develop and maintain a network of news sources providing access to exclusive local stories
• Leverage relationships within the community for the purpose of developing connections to story leads and bridge relevant activities through community relations department
• Participate in station-sponsored and philanthropic events and all assigned special promotions projects
• Perform field reporting, fill-in for other shows, and other temporary assignments, as needed


Basic Qualifications:
• Minimum 3 years of experience as anchor in top 20 market
• Minimum 5 years of experience as television reporter in top 20 market
• Bachelor's Degree in Journalism or related field, or equivalent work experience
• Proven track record of strong writing, storytelling and live reporting skills
• BI-lingual (English/Spanish) required both written and verbal.

Eligibility Requirements:
• Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA
• Must have a flexible schedule with ability to work any of a 24x7 shift and willingness to travel and work long hours and on weekends with short notice
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

Desired Characteristics

• Minimum 5 years of news anchor experience and 10 years of newsroom experience in top 10 market
• Solid news judgment, strong writing and research skills
• Experience in a variety of anchor/host scenarios, including studio, remotes, specials, etc.
• Experience in a variety of on-air reporting functions including anchoring, investigations, franchises, etc.
• Very strong speech skills with the ability to ad-lib effortlessly in various types of situations, particularly breaking news
• Strong understanding and demonstration of editorial judgment and journalistic ethics, including a current knowledge of laws of libel, slander and applicable FCC rules and regulations
• Experience in automated studio environments
• Demonstrated ability to solve problems, prioritize decisions, and successfully manage multiple assignments concurrently in a high pressure, breaking news environment
• Experience in Los Angeles market and familiarity with Southern California audience and communities
• Active engagement in Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, etc.)
• Effective self-starter with the proven ability to generate and produce news stories
• Proficiency delivering enterprising stories
• Experience being actively engaged in editorial processes and meetings
• Understanding of emerging news production techniques and technology, with a pioneering spirit with desire to learn emerging technologies and invent the future
• Good collaborative and interpersonal skills to communicate at all levels
• Believes that teams are smarter and more dynamic together