Network News Reporter

NBC Universal Miami , FL 33196

Posted 3 weeks ago

Responsibilities

The Network News Reporter will be responsible for presenting story ideas from the region that are of interest to Hispanics.

Responsibilities:

  • Reports (research, write, produce, present) fair and accurate stories as assigned daily to air in evening weeknight newscast and if needed news segments for the various national newscasts

  • Gathers and verifies news information and preparing for presentation on air, on line and for mobile

  • Actively participates in daily editorial meetings with story pitches of interest to our viewers

  • Develops and maintains contacts with community, political leaders and activists and key figures

  • Develops enterprise and exclusive content

  • Collaborates with producers, managers and photographers to conceptualize, write and produce stories

  • Generates a wide variety of story ideas, researches, and sets up the content and interviews

  • Gathers and verifies information through interviews, observation and research

  • Communicates with news producers, assignment editors and managers regarding story development, progress in the field and/or breaking news stories

  • Incorporates social media into the reporting routine

  • Stays informed regarding current events on a national, international and regional level

  • Works under the direct supervision of the VP of News Gathering and is responsible for completing any other tasks as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 6 years' experience as a television reporter

  • Bachelor's Degree in Journalism or related field or equivalent work experience

  • Must be fully fluent in English and Spanish (both written and verbal)

  • Proven experience presenting stories on air in a professional manner during pre-packaged reports and live interviews

  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems, prioritize decisions, and successfully manage multiple assignments concurrently in a high pressure, breaking news environment

  • A basic understanding of desktop computers, iNews and learn systems as implemented

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

  • Must be willing to work in Miami, FL

  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice (if applicable)

  • Must have a valid driver's license (if applicable)

  • Must be "on call" 24 hours a day / 7 days a week (if applicable)

  • 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 be 18 years or older

  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

Desired Characteristics

  • Proven solid writing skills and editorial judgment

  • Effective self-starter with the proven ability to generate and produce news stories and enterprise stories

  • Strong understanding of editorial judgment and journalistic ethics, including a current knowledge of laws of libel and slander

  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast paced, dead-line driven environment

  • Accustomed to working in a team and collaborating with all levels within the organization

  • Proven excellent interpersonal skills combined with a strong sense of how to visually tell a compelling story desired

  • Creative and highly organized

  • Detail oriented

  • Knowledge of non-linear editing and shooting workflow

  • Experience being actively engaged in editorial processes and meetings

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Network News Reporter

NBC Universal