Full Time Job

News Anchor


Salt Lake City, UT 01-17-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

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NBCUniversal Local is NBCUniversal's local media division that delivers English and Spanish-speakers and bilingual audiences in 31 US markets and Puerto Rico, the very best in local sports, news, weather, consumer and investigative reporting, and lifestyle entertainment across any platform and screen. NBCUniversal Local is comprised of three individual media groups including the NBC Owned Television Stations, the NBC Sports Regional Networks and the Telemundo Station Group. The division is also home to multicast networks NBCLX, COZI TV and TeleXitos, the regional cable news network NECN, as well as NBC Spot On, an advanced video advertising business designed for local/regional CTV and OTT advertisers and several in-house companies including production company LXTV, marketing and promotions company Skycastle, its out-of-home business NBC Everywhere, and the Arthouse, a graphics design group. With seven regional sports networks and 42 NBC and Telemundo stations serving 38 percent of US homes, NBCUniversal Local is the only network-owned local media division that is home to the largest bilingual local newsrooms within the country's top 10 TV markets. NBCUniversal Local's stations and networks serve diverse audiences and communities across linear, streaming, OTT, digital web, mobile and audio, and cable platforms and work together to keep local audiences informed anytime and anywhere. For more information, visit

Job Description

Telemundo Utah is looking for an experienced and energetic News Anchor. This journalist will join a newsroom that emphasizes breaking news, daily investigative reporting and severe weather coverage.
• Perform on-air anchor responsibilities for designated Telemundo Utah newscast or program across Telemundo Utah multiple platforms, including:
• Contribute story ideas for key series pieces for daily news programs
• Prepare and write scripts and present story content in a fair, accurate and unbiased manner
• Collaborate with news producers and managers to conceptualize, produce and present
• Telemundo Utah 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
• Maintain social media presence that is in line with station/ company policies and guidelines
• Participate in station-sponsored and philanthropic events and all assigned special promotions projects
• Ability to participate in community, public events and/or Master of Ceremonies as requested by the station.
• Perform field reporting, fill-in for other shows, and other temporary assignments, as needed.



English/Spanish required; both written and verbal
• Bachelor s degree in Communications/Journalism related field
• Minimum 5 years working in newsroom, reporting and/or anchor experience
• 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, and franchises.
• 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
• Demonstrated ability to solve problems, prioritize decisions, and successfully manage multiple assignments concurrently in a high pressure, breaking news environment
• Active engagement in Social Media (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, 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
• Must be willing to work in Salt Lake City, Utah
• Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
• Must have the ability to work any of a 24 x 7 shift
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be able to work any shift, including weekends and holidays
• Must be 18 years or older
• Must have a valid driver's license.
• Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume/CV through

Desired Characteristics
• Experience as a News Anchor
• Excellent writing skills as well as very strong speech skills (English/Spanish)
• Strong live reporting skills
• Able to handle working under the pressure of intense deadlines
• Has 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

Additional Information

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. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d56op0-18-207-129-175-42 in your application.