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Multimedia Journalist

NBC


Location:
Denver, CO
Date:
03/28/2017
Job Code:
31666BR
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Job Details

Company NBC Universal

Job Title Multimedia Journalist

Jobid 23768-358430

Location: Denver, CO, 80238, USA

Description **Job Number** 31666BR

**Job Title** Multimedia Journalist

**Business Segment** Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

**Sub-Business** NBCUOTS - TLM KDEN

**Posting Category** TV Content & Production

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** Colorado

**City** Denver

**Responsibilities**

Responsible for gathering information on newsworthy events


Write, produce and present fair and accurate news stories, as well as feature stories


Maintain informed on news events locally and nationally


Develop and maintain a network of contacts providing access to exclusive stories


Investigate information to establish facts and determine truth


Deliver copy ready from a Teleprompter or with no Teleprompter


Gather information on newsworthy events and write, produce and present fair, accurate and unbiased news stories as assigned


Be responsible for providing on-air news including both in studio and frequent field shoots.


Create, report and help produce news specials and packages, based on either breaking news or on pre-planned stories that were promoted ahead of time


Assist producer in establishing sources, finding and executing enterprise news investigations, building and maintaining strong list of story ideas on a year-round basis, both long-term deeper digging stories and quicker turns, document acquisition and paper trails


Large community involvement, making a reasonable amount of appearances tied into the viewer community


Work cooperatively as a team member under tight daily deadlines.


Gather news information and prepare for presentation in the newscast and all digital platforms


Provide input to the show producer on show content and format


Write stories headlines and news updates for television, online and digital platforms


Present newscasts to the viewer in a professional manner.


Responsible for the presentation of breaking news to viewers both during live newscasts as well as outside regularly scheduled newscasts.


Shoot and edit promos news material, bumpers, ID’s, show opens and marketing material, as well as gather information on newsworthy events.


Write, produce and present fair, accurate and unbiased news stories as assigned through the creative use of the video camera and proficient lighting and editing skills.


Will provide the viewer with a video story on a given topic as assigned.


Will operate video camera and recording equipment, live truck or live remote transmitting units and edit on Edius Pro editing systems.


Able to respond quickly to breaking news and take direction from, and interact with, the assignment desk, producers, reporters, anchors and production control room personnel.


Maintain technical equipment including cameras and lighting gear


Manage project deadlines and deliverables

**Qualifications/Requirements**

Qualifications/Requirements:


Minimum 1 year of experience shooting with HD Cam


Minimum 1 years of experience working with film or video lighting


Minimum 2 years of experience as a reporter in a top 50 market


BS/BA in Journalism/Communications


Flexibility with respect to scheduling and/or assigned work shifts


Must have strong Spanish language skills (verbal & written)





Eligibility Requirements:


External applicants must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered


Must submit a demo reel of work to be considered


Must be able to work a flexible schedule in a 24/7 news environment in addition to standard hours


Willingness to work weekends with short notice, night and weekend work is frequent


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 be willing to work in Centennial, CO


Must have a valid driver’s license

**Desired Characteristics**

Working knowledge of Inews, Stratus, Avid, Edius or Final Cut Pro


Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and the internet


Possess a high level of motivation with a strong belief in creative ideas plus the skills and confidence to express them


Able to think and react quickly while maintaining an overall strategic plan


Ability to work efficiently and prioritize in order to meet deadlines and budgets


Highly organized with strong attention to detail


Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently or as part of a collaborative team


Thorough understanding of the current broadcast and digital media landscape



The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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