Univision KFTV has an opening for a Producer / Assignment Editor. The position will assign stories for news and special projects and will coordinate and supervise news staff as well as produce newscasts daily.
Will generate, plan and develop story ideas for our newscasts.
Create, write and prepare broadcast reports including local, national and international stories, newsbreaks, teasers and headlines.
Produce local live newscasts daily.
Supervise reporters, anchors and photographers and assign stories for news and special projects.
Will monitor wires, scanners and work the phones to cover developing news.
Must have thorough knowledge of current affairs.
Will maintain a plan for daily, weekly and future story lists.
Will act as a liaison with other news organizations, community contacts and UTG assignment desks.
Ability and flexibility to multi-task and work well under pressure in a deadline driven environment.
Will prepare company quarterly reports for the News Department.
Must be able to work a flexible work schedule including nights, weekends and holidays.
Other duties as deemed necessary.
Required Skills & Experience
Bachelor's degree in Communications, Journalism or related field degree is desired or comparable work experience will be considered.
Bilingual Spanish/English fluency, both written and verbal required.
Minimum of 2-years' experience in a newsroom required, 1-year experience as a Producer preferred.
Supervisory experience is preferred.Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong creative writing skills in Spanish.
Desired Skills & Experience
Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Outlook, iNews, Oasis, Avid, live feeds, and social media platforms preferred.
Must be familiar with radio scanner and 2-way radio.
Detail oriented, organized, disciplined, can manage multiple tasks/responsibilities in working with tight deadlines and juggle multiple projects simultaneously.
Must have the ability to work from office in Fresno, CA.
Valid CA driver's license and satisfactory driving record required.
Employment/education will be verified.
Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.
About Univision Communications Inc.
Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) is a top-tier multimedia company with 17 broadcast, cable and digital networks; 59 TV stations; 67 radio stations; online and mobile apps, products and content creation facilities. UCI focuses on delivering a branded experience everywhere its audience is, reaching 89 million unduplicated consumers monthly across its portfolio. As a mission-driven Company, UCI is committed to informing, entertaining and empowering Hispanic America.
Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) en una empresa multimedia del ms alto nivel, con 17 cadenas de televisin de seal abierta, por cable y digital; 59 estaciones de TV; 67 emisoras de radio; aplicaciones en lnea y para dispositivos mviles, productos y sedes para creacin de contenido. UCI se centra en ofrecer una experiencia con la marca dondequiera que est su audiencia, alcanzando a ms de 89M de consumidores mensuales en todas las plataformas. Como Compaa impulsada por una misin, UCI se centra en informar, entretener y empoderar a la comunidad hispana en los Estados Unidos.
For more information, please visit www.Univision.net.
Univision is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Vets and Disabled
Univision Communications Inc.