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News Producer, WSNS-TV

NBCUniversal, Chicago, IL

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Level: manager

Duration: full_time


Noticiero Telemundo Chicago (WSNS-TV) is looking for an experienced and dynamic news producer to work along an enthusiastic news team and contribute to all news-related projects. The news producer will be proactive and have ownership of content on all platforms including, but not limited to news of the day, special coverage, in-depth stories, breaking news, severe weather coverage, etc.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Responsible for the overall production, timing, information and writing of content on all platforms

  • Knowledgeable on daily news events, keep up with current events and awareness of what is news in the Chicago market

  • Must ensure accuracy, integrity, ethical values and balance of news content

  • Respond to breaking news with urgency and accuracy and have good time-management skills.

  • Incorporate strategies for growth on broadcast and digital platforms

  • Work closely with fellow producers, executive producer and news director

  • Work directly with talent to ensure accurate and engaging content

  • Contribute story ideas; participate in daily coverage decisions, editorial meetings, special coverage and breaking news

  • Stack the rundown and line produce the on-air broadcast flawlessly from control room

  • Produce news stories and specials as assigned

  • Write content for on air and digital as well as copy-edit reporter scripts



  • B.A. in Journalism or related field
  • Must be able to speak, read and write fluently in Spanish
  • Solid English speaking and writing skills
  • Minimum 3 years of News Producer experience
  • Strong line-producing skills is a must
  • Excellent news judgment, creative ideas and writing skills a must
  • Must have leadership qualities, be detail oriented, organized and able to perform under intense deadline pressure
  • Work a flexible schedule to produce morning, evening and/or weekend newscasts




    ADDITIONAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
  • Must be willing to work in Chicago
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must have a valid driver's license

  • Take an active role in selecting the stories of the day - come up with story ideas and create producer driven content to enhance coverage of the big story and other stories that appear on the different platforms
  • Anticipate problems and address them to prevent errors
  • Bring creativity into every aspect of content production by using the Telemundo Chicago arsenal of tools and equipment
  • Naturally competitive nature
  • Professional demeanor, team player and hard worker

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    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. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.
  • About NBCUniversal

    At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU.

    Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.


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