NBC Universal News Anchor Telemundo 47 in Fort Lee, New Jersey

Job Number 41499BR

Job Title News Anchor Telemundo 47

Business Segment Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

Sub-Business NBCUOTS - TLM WNJU

Posting Category TV Content & Production

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Country United States

State New Jersey

City Fort Lee

Responsibilities

Qualifications/Requirements

• English/Spanish required; both written and verbal

• Bachelor’s degree in Communications/Journalism related field

• Minimum 5 years of news anchor experience

• Solid news judgment, strong writing and research skills

• Experience in a variety of anchor/host scenarios, including studio, remotes, specials, etc.

• Experience in a variety of on-air reporting functions including anchoring, investigations, franchises, etc.

• Very strong speech skills with the ability to ad-lib effortlessly in various types of situations, particularly breaking news

• Strong understanding and demonstration of editorial judgment and journalistic ethics, including a current knowledge of laws of libel, slander and applicable FCC rules and regulations

• Demonstrated ability to solve problems, prioritize decisions, and successfully manage multiple assignments concurrently in a high pressure, breaking news environment

• Active engagement in Social Media (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, etc.)

• Effective self-starter with the proven ability to generate and produce news stories

• Proficiency delivering enterprising stories

• Experience being actively engaged in editorial processes and meetings

• Understanding of emerging news production techniques and technology, with a pioneering spirit with desire to learn emerging technologies and invent the future

• Good collaborative and interpersonal skills to communicate at all levels

• Must be willing to work in Fort Lee, New Jersey

• Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice

• Must have the ability to work any of a 24 x 7 shift

• Must be willing to submit to a background investigation

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

• Must be able to work any shift, including weekends and holidays

• Must be 18 years or older

Desired Characteristics

• Experience as a News Anchor

• Excellent writing skills as well as very strong speech skills (English/Spanish)

• Strong live reporting skills

• Able to handle working under the pressure of intense deadlines

• Has the ability to work effectively with others in a team environment

• Demonstrated ability to enterprise, research and plan stories

• Demonstrated experience generating and producing news stories

• Prior experience delivering taped and live reports

• Can act decisively under stress and tight deadlines

• Ability to work flexible hours (including weekends) and to return to work in emergencies depending upon news coverage

Notices

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