nivision is seeking a Multimedia Video Journalist / Co-Anchor based in Austin, Texas with KAKW Noticias Univision 62.
The successful candidate will responsible for the development and production of content for our early and late newscasts. Content is centered on news that informs, educates, empowers and entertains the Central Texas Region. He or she will need to be well versed for storytelling and able to maximize the usage of multimedia resources.
This position requires fine writing and video recording & editing skills, as well as a strong journalistic instinct with an eye for stories, people and trends creating a buzz in the community.
The successful candidate will responsible for anchoring live newscasts, investigating, producing, writing and presenting accurate, balanced news stories.
This individual must be a strategic and creative thinker, a self-starter, and a collaborator willing to learn and share ideas.
Ability to shoot, write and edit your own stories and present a live report daily
Cover additional assignments (VO/SOTs) while producing daily reports
Anchor daily live newscasts, present news updates, special news broadcasts and live breaking-news reports as assigned.
Ability to quickly write and proofread copy for accuracy prior to going on air
Establish a professional work-relationship with newscast producers and co-anchors to ensure a well-paced, accurate and informative broadcast.
Maintain a sharp news judgment
Be pro-active at meeting daily deadlines
Pitch story ideas
Develop news contacts
Drive and operate a live van
Collaborate with the execution of the newscast by operating a teleprompter, audio board, chyron, and video playback machine when needed
Attend and participate in off-site company-sponsored and community events as assigned by station management.
Job responsibilities and market noted above subject to change
Other duties as deemed necessary.
Required Skills & Experience
Bachelors Degree preferred, in Journalism, Communications/New Media
3-year newsroom experience required; or equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered
Fully bilingual in English and Spanish
Impeccable verbal and written skills in Spanish
Excellent on camera presentation (ad-lib skills)
Candidate must be able to make sound decisions while working under extreme deadlines and must have the ability to follow directions and incorporate constructive criticism into work results
Background on television production and news operations
Excellent inter-personal skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities
Flexible and able to work both as a team member and independently
Flexible with schedules and able to work under pressure
Must be able to work nights, weekends and holidays
Must have and maintain a good driving record and a valid drivers license, along with the ability to drive daily.
Desired Skills & Experience
Experience creating media for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube to generate followers and traffic
Must be willing to work from office in Austin, TX.
Employment/education will be verified
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time bases
Ability to stand, walk, bend, type, and sit for up to (8) hours
Ability to lift and carry up to 30 pounds for extended periods of time