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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Video Journalist

Jobid 23768-358149

Location: Houston, TX, 77007, USA

Description **Job Number** 31616BR

**Job Title** Video Journalist

**Business Segment** Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

**Sub-Business** NBCUOTS - TLM KTMD

**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** Texas

**City** Houston


The Video Journalist is responsible for shooting, writing & editing news stories on a daily basis. This position will report to the Executive Producer.


• Will shoot, write & edit news stories on a daily basis for station’s newscasts, recorded programs and/or other live, station broadcasts – either in the studio or out on location.

• Works directly with News Producers on story ideas and development

• Presents completed stories that are accurate, journalistically sound, fair and balanced

• Will report Live during newscasts and breaking news as needed, either in studio or out in the field

• Will coordinate, organize, conduct and video-record interviews

• Will develop on-going “sweeps” and “special series” stories

• Represents Telemundo in community related events

• Builds relationships with community and contacts for developing story leads


Basic Qualifications

• BA or BS in Journalism or related field

• At least two years reporting, shooting, writing, and video-editing experience

• Must be an excellent writer and communicator in Spanish

• Enterprise reporting required

• Live reporting experience

Eligibility Requirements

• Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through

• Must be willing to work in Houston area and able to travel to surrounding areas as needed

• Must be willing to work long hours, varying shifts (including nights and weekends) and report to work in emergencies depending upon news coverage when necessary

• 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 have a valid driver’s license

• Must be completely fluent in Spanish (speak, read & write)

• 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 accept Solutions, as NBCUniversal’s Dispute resolution program

**Desired Characteristics**

Desired Characteristics

• News judgment with solid ethical decision process

• Excellent Spanish, reading, writing and speaking

• Strong English, reading, writing and speaking

• High competitive nature

• Ability to perform under tight time deadlines

• Skills to be a problem solver

• Creative with strong sense of community involvement for unique story ideas

• Strong writing skills with ability to connect on an emotional level

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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