Full Time Job

News Producer


Chicago, IL 7 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Noticiero Telemundo Chicago (WSNS-TV) is looking for an experienced and dynamic news producer to work along an enthusiastic news team and contribute to all news content platforms and projects. The News Producer will be responsible for news of the day, special coverage, in-depth stories, breaking news and other news-related content.

• Responsible for the overall creation and production of newscasts and other programs as needed
• Must ensure accuracy, integrity, ethical values and balance of news content
• Respond to breaking news with urgency and accuracy
• Incorporate digital media strategy into newscasts
• Work closely with fellow producers, executive producer and news director on story planning and development
• Contribute story ideas; participate in daily coverage decisions, editorial meetings, special coverage and breaking news
• Produce the rundown and accurately line produce the on-air broadcast from the control room
• Produce news stories and specials as assigned
• Write news scripts for all platforms
• Stay up to date on daily news events, current events, and knowledge of the Chicago market

• B.A. in Journalism or related field
• Must be able to speak, read and write fluently in Spanish
• Line-producing skills
• Knowledge producing content and writing for digital platforms
• Excellent news judgment, creative ideas
• Must be detail-oriented, organized and able to perform under intense deadline pressure
• Work on weekends and a flexible schedule when needed

• Must be willing to work in Chicago
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must have a valid driver's license
• Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated, submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days following commencement of employment.
• Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the commencement of employment or adhere to enhanced protocols if Company determines your job position requires accessing an NBCUniversal worksite.
• Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.

Desired Characteristics
• Positive demeanor and approach is key
• Take an active role in selecting the stories of the day - come up with story ideas and create producer driven content to enhance coverage of the big story and other stories that appear in the newscast
• Proactive approach to solving problems
• Bring creativity into every aspect of the newscast by maximizing the many resources, technology, tools and equipment available
• Video editing skills
• Naturally competitive nature
• Professional demeanor, team player and hard worker

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rj93kw-44-192-114-32-42 in your application.