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Morning Associate Producer 19-09

Univision Communications

Location: Houston, TX

Contact Name: Patricia Hernandez


Job Description

Position Overview
Univision KXLN in Houston has an immediate opening for an Associate News Producer to assist News Producer with varying projects, which include, but not limited to: writing stories, researching stories, gathering elements, pitching story ideas (day-of, next day, futures), working directly with graphics department to create show graphic and Assist in the development of content for multiple platforms.

Job Responsibilities
• Assists Producer by updating stories, rewriting scripts and finding new stories
• Close attention to any “Breaking News” stories
• Maintains contact with crews in the field 
• Assists News Producer in creating and or ordering graphic elements for newscast
• Attends editorial meetings
• Works closely with News Producer, Executive Producer, assignment desk, graphic department,
writers, anchors, reporters and photographers
Required Skills and Experience

• Bilingual fluency in English and Spanish is required
• Strong verbal and written communication skills, including grammar, storytelling abilities and news judgment
• Strong understanding of news gathering ethical and legal issues         
• Detail-oriented and ability to handle various tasks simultaneously
• Ability to work efficiently and effectively under deadlines
• Ability to work various shifts including weekdays and weekends
• Organizational skills a must
• May be required to occasionally lift up to 15 lbs                                                 
• Experience with I-News & Tapeless editing system

Desired Skills and Experience
• A Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field preferred
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience in live television newscast producing in a small to medium market preferred

Eligibility Requirements
• Must be willing to work from office in Houston, TX
• Employment/education will be verified
• Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

Please apply on our Univision Careers Webpage: