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Web Editor

NBCUniversal/Telemundo 40

Location: McAllen, TX

Contact Name: Iris Rodriguez

Job Description

About NBCUniversal Local
NBCUniversal Local is NBCUniversal’s local media division that delivers English and Spanish-speakers and bilingual audiences in 31 U.S. markets and Puerto Rico, the very best in local sports, news, weather, consumer and investigative reporting, and lifestyle entertainment across any platform and screen. NBCUniversal Local is comprised of three individual media groups including the NBC Owned Television Stations, the NBC Sports Regional Networks and the Telemundo Station Group. The division is also home to multicast networks NBCLX, COZI TV and TeleXitos, the regional cable news network NECN, as well as NBC Spot On, an advanced video advertising business designed for local/regional CTV and OTT advertisers and several in-house companies including production company LXTV, marketing and promotions company Skycastle, its out-of-home business NBC Everywhere, and the Arthouse, a graphics design group. With seven regional sports networks and 42 NBC and Telemundo stations serving 38 percent of U.S. homes, NBCUniversal Local is the only network-owned local media division that is home to the largest bilingual local newsrooms within the country’s top 10 TV markets. NBCUniversal Local’s stations and networks serve diverse audiences and communities across linear, streaming, OTT, digital web, mobile and audio, and cable platforms and work together to keep local audiences informed anytime and anywhere. For more information, visit NBCUniversal.com.

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

Responsibilities:
•  Create original articles, videos and slideshows; gather original content from the local TV station’s newsroom and curate a wide variety of stories from other sources, including blogs, newspapers, online publications and magazines
•  Oversee the content of home page, main pages and subsections of the website
•  Ensure the voice, tone and mix of content fits with the overall editorial strategy created by Telemundo Station Group Digital Unit and Telemundo McAllen news department.
•Work and maintain good relationships with the digital team, as well as producers, editors and content experts at the local TV stations.
•Oversee content produced and published by newsroom employees in a timely manner in several platforms, including but not limited to Telemundo40.com and Social Media.
•Actively engage the community through content
•Take direction from the News Director, as well as receive input from other areas of the company (sales, management, news, etc.) to get the most effective content online, and collaborate with content centers in other local markets to share stories and resources across all Telemundo and NBC’s city websites
•Must work well with, and engage with the station team they serve
•Must be aware of all breaking news, local, national and international. Sports knowledge preferred.

Eligibility Requirements:
•Must submit a resume/CV online
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
•Must be willing to work overtime and on weekends with short notice
•Must be willing to work at the station in the McAllen, Texas location
•Must be 18 years or older
•Must have a good driving record and a valid DL
•Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

Interested candidates can apply online at www.nbcunicareers.com

Qualifications/Requirements:
•Experience as an editor, senior writer or senior producer at a major news organization or blog that creates content under tight deadlines
•Must be a skilled writer with outstanding communication skills
•Excellent Spanish-language writing and copy-editing skills
•Understanding of basic journalistic practices and guidelines
•Curiosity for content with initiative to suggest stories with relevance for all markets
•Detail oriented
•Must have understanding of SEO practices
•Must be bilingual
•Undergraduate degree, preferably in journalism, political science or Spanish

Desired Characteristics:
•Working knowledge of digital media technology, particularly content-management tools
•Blogging, wire service, newspaper rewrite or 24-hour cable news background
•Must have the desire to work in a creative, demanding and competitive environment
•Video and photo editing skills preferred

Notices:
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.