• Reporter (PT)

    Univision Communications, IncDallas, TX 75219

    Job #913976380

  • Univision's DFW Local Media News Department is seeking a motivated, experienced, organized and project-focused Reporter to join the #1 news team in North Texas. The ideal candidate should have strong editorial judgment and proven strategies to produce and share content across multiple platforms. He or she will work closely with the Executive Producer, Producer and News Director to develop content that engages our digital audience, during our more traditional newscasts. Our Reporter will cultivate contacts with local influencers and develop story ideas that reinforce our commitment to serve our community and execute our brand.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Identify, produce and report assigned stories daily, gather information, conduct interviews, work with photographer to shoot and edit video

    • Generate content for digital platforms and identify strategy to continue the conversation during traditional newscast

    • Produce exclusive content for our digital platforms, driving engagement across social media accounts

    • Work with News Director & EP, analyzing social media metrics to develop strategy to maximize posts and engagement

    • Cultivate, establish and preserve contacts throughout the community

    • Present breaking news, especially content that includes a digital focus during newscasts

    • Produce daily stories, using TAGBOARD and touch screen for presentation

    • Produce minimum of 1 highly promotable story/segment per week

    • Fill-in anchor as needed

    • Produce promotable content for sweeps periods that drives engagement across platforms

    • Promote and deliver positive work atmosphere by means of professional manners, mutual respect and clear communication with supervisors, peers, employees, community representatives and audience

    • Participate in community related events organized by the station

    • Other duties as assigned

    Required Skills & Experience

    • College degree in Digital Journalism, Journalism, Radio/Television or related field from accredited University

    • Two to five years as a reporter or anchor on television in medium to large markets

    • Proven live interviewing /adlibbing skills and accuracy are a must

    • Strong personal computer skills and knowledge of computer-based video recording equipment and editing principles

    • Fully bilingual - fluency in oral and written English and Spanish

    Desired Skills & Experience

    • Proven storytelling ability across all platforms in English and Spanish

    • Ability to translate and interpret between English and Spanish

    • Proficient in newsroom computer systems and applications

    • Understanding of social media metrics

    Eligibility Requirements

    • Must be willing to work from office in Dallas, TX

    • Employment/education will be verified

    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

    Physical Requirements

    • Ability to stand, walk, bend, type, and sit for up to (8) hours

    Univision is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    As the leading Hispanic media company in the U.S., Univision Communications Inc. entertains, informs and empowers U.S. Hispanics with news, sports and entertainment content across broadcast and cable television, audio and digital platforms. The company's top-rated media portfolio includes the Univision and UniMás broadcast networks, as well as cable networks Univision Deportes Network (UDN) and Galavisión. Locally, Univision owns or operates 65 television stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico. Additionally, Uforia, the Home of Latin Music, encompasses 58 owned or operated radio stations, a live event series and a robust digital audio footprint. The company's prominent digital assets include ~~~, streaming service Univision Now, the largest Hispanic influencer network and several top-rated apps. For more information, visit ~~~.

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