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Morning News Associate Producer


Location: Houston, TX

Contact Name: Waleska Rivera


Job Description

Job Number: HOUS19-09 

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

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