News Producer, WSNS-TV
 
Employer: TLM WSNS Job Posted: 1/24/2020
Location: Chicago, IL Job Status: 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-related projects. The news producer will be proactive and have ownership of content on all platforms including, but not limited to news of the day, special coverage, in-depth stories, breaking news, severe weather coverage, etc.

JOB DUTIES:

• Responsible for the overall production, timing, information and writing of content on all platforms
• Knowledgeable on daily news events, keep up with current events and awareness of what is news in the Chicago market
• Must ensure accuracy, integrity, ethical values and balance of news content
• Respond to breaking news with urgency and accuracy and have good time-management skills.
• Incorporate strategies for growth on broadcast and digital platforms
• Work closely with fellow producers, executive producer and news director
• Work directly with talent to ensure accurate and engaging content
• Contribute story ideas; participate in daily coverage decisions, editorial meetings, special coverage and breaking news
• Stack the rundown and line produce the on-air broadcast flawlessly from control room
• Produce news stories and specials as assigned
• Write content for on air and digital as well as copy-edit reporter scripts

Qualifications/Requirements

• B.A. in Journalism or related field

• Must be able to speak, read and write fluently in Spanish

• Solid English speaking and writing skills

• Minimum 3 years of News Producer experience

• Strong line-producing skills is a must

• Excellent news judgment, creative ideas and writing skills a must

• Must have leadership qualities, be detail oriented, organized and able to perform under intense deadline pressure

• Work a flexible schedule to produce morning, evening and/or weekend newscasts

ADDITIONAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:

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

• Must be willing to work in Chicago

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

• Must be 18 years or older

• Must have a valid driver's license

Desired Characteristics

• 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 on the different platforms

• Anticipate problems and address them to prevent errors

• Bring creativity into every aspect of content production by using the Telemundo Chicago arsenal of tools and equipment

• Naturally competitive nature

• Professional demeanor, team player and hard worker



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