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Writer, T62 Filadelfia

Telemundo

Philadelphia, PA 06-03-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Responsibilities

We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we'll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.

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 NBCUniversal.com.

Job Description

WWSI Telemundo in Philadelphia seeks a news writer with exceptional writing abilities and strong communication skills to be part of the editorial team.

Responsibilities:
• Craft copy and write news, segments, introductions for Telemundo newscasts and all platforms.
• Translate news, press releases and general content from English to Spanish into a news format that is compelling and easy to understand.
• Work closely with content producers, digital content producers, anchors, and reporters on writing elements.
• Exercise unbiased judgment following news editorial standards, policies, and style.
• Understand newscast mission, station priorities and all the platforms including digital and streaming.
• Knowledgeable on daily news events, awareness of past news events and know what is news in the Philadelphia market.
• Desk-top editing of video and graphics for stories.
• Respond to breaking news with urgency and accuracy.
• Contribute story ideas, participate in daily coverage discussions and editorial meetings.

Qualifications

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Must be able to speak, read and write fluently in Spanish and must be able to speak, read and understand English.
• At least 2 years of television, media publication or digital writing experience.
• Degree in Journalism or Mass Communications, or significant related experience.
• Excellent news judgment, creative ideas and writing skills.
• Ability to write sharp, active, straightforward news reports.
• Ability to respond rapidly and effectively to deadlines and breaking news.
• This position requires to be in-person in the newsroom.
• Must be detail oriented, organized, and able to handle intense deadline pressure.
• Must be willing to work in the Philadelphia area and travel as needed for special assignments.
• Must be willing to work long hours, varying shifts (including nights and weekends) and report to work in emergencies depending upon news coverage when necessary.
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
• Must be 18 years or greater.
• Required On-Site: This position is required to be performed full-time from an NBCUniversal-designated worksite.

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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