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Morning News Producer 19-04

Univision Communications

Location: Houston, TX

Contact Name: Patricia Hernandez

Job Description

Position Overview                                          

Univision KXLN Houston is seeking a take-charge producer to own the newscast assigned to them from beginning to end. We are looking for a dynamic, creative producer. The ideal candidate will have vision, solid news judgment, ability to multitask and manage their time, and be proficient in all aspects of social media. 

Job Responsibilities
• Produce newscasts and other news related shows for a multiplatform distribution 
• Crafting newscast including stacking, writing, editing copy, in-studio moves, and ordering graphics
• Coordinate live shots with directors, production staff, & reporters  
• Lead the process from the control room during live broadcasts, remotes, continuous coverage and  breaking news situations
• Responsible for product’s content and style 
• Ability to develop original story ideas for news shows
• Be a leader, facilitating teamwork of staff members
• Ability to work flexible hours, including holidays

Required Skills & Experience
• A college degree in Journalism, Radio/Television or related field from accredited University 
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience producing news in a medium to large TV market required
• Ample knowledge of television production and News gathering equipment and computer systems required
• Excellent and grammatically accurate Spanish language skills – both written and oral 
• Bilingual - fluency in English and Spanish 

Desired Skills & Experience
• Ample knowledge of current events, with emphasis in local and regional stakeholders
• Excellent communication skills, with a proven record of success as a leader
• Strong journalistic standards and ethics
• Effective news writing ability for all platforms
• Must be highly motivated, aggressive, and results-oriented, with strong organization and motivational skill
• Ability to identify problems and develop solutions
• Must love storytelling and engaging with a digital audience
• Must be social media/digital savvy
• Must be able to perform well in a fast-paced environment, manage breaking news situations, meet strict deadlines, and respond quickly to changes
• Ability to work efficiently with limited supervision is a must

 

Physical Requirements
• Ability to stand, walk, bend, type, reach and sit for up to (8) hours

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:

http://corporate.univision.com/corporate/careers/