Full Time Job

Multi-Media Journalist


Houston, TX 06-23-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description


Telemundo NBC Universal's Owned Television station in Houston, Texas , KTMD TV, #4 Spanish DMA/# 7 General Market is looking for a Multi-Media Journalist. The Multi-Media Journalist is responsible for shooting, writing & editing news stories on a daily basis. This position will report to the Assistant News Director.

• Will shoot, write & edit news stories on a daily basis for station's newscasts, recorded programs and/or other live, station broadcasts – either in the studio or out on location.
• Works directly with News Producers on story ideas and development.
• Presents completed stories that are accurate, journalistically sound, fair and balanced.
• Will report Live during newscasts and breaking news as needed, either in studio or out in the field.
• Will coordinate, organize, conduct and video-record interviews.
• Will develop on-going ''sweeps'' and ''special series'' stories.
• Represents Telemundo in community related events.
• Builds relationships with community and contacts for developing story leads.

Basic Qualifications
• BA or BS in Journalism or related field.
• At least two years reporting, shooting, writing, and video-editing experience.
• Must be an excellent writer and communicator in Spanish.
• Enterprise reporting required.
• Live reporting experience.

Eligibility Requirements
• Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com.
• Must be willing to work in Houston area and able to travel to surrounding areas as needed.
• 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 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 have a valid driver's license.
• Must be completely fluent in Spanish (speak, read & write) .
• Must be able to provide a reel/portfolio of work examples -- if available, include a web address when you submit your resume (if applicable).
• Must accept Solutions, as NBCUniversal's Dispute resolution program.

Desired Characteristics
• News judgment with solid ethical decision process.
• Excellent Spanish, reading, writing and speaking
• Strong English, reading, writing and speaking
• High competitive nature.
• Ability to perform under tight time deadlines
• Skills to be a problem solver.
• Creative with strong sense of community involvement for unique story ideas.
• Strong writing skills with ability to connect on an emotional level.