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Photojournalist/ Editor

Univision

Location: Houston, TX

Contact Name: Waleska Rivera

Web: https://univision.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/2/home/requisition/2930?c=univision

Job Description

Job Responsibilities
• Shooting and editing assigned and breaking news stories using ENG camera and non-linear
   editing equipment, with or without reporter.
• Shoot and edit special assignments and series as needed.
• Provide pictures and short/snap videos from the field for our Social Media platforms. 
• Set up and operate microwave ENG trucks, as well as Live U equipment.
• Assist video editor/acquisitions in editing and preparing video for newscasts as assigned, using
   server-based editing and playback system. 
• Operate and maintain news vehicles and equipment in a safe and professional manner. 
• Perform routine maintenance and light troubleshooting on assigned equipment.
• Might be required to upload video, digital pictures, and copy to the station’s website.
• Monitors scanners for news stories.
• Might be required to travel for special assignments and coverage.
• Other tasks as assigned by supervisor.

Required Skills & Experience
• College degree or technical school training in Radio/Television, Production/ENG or related field
• Fully bilingual (English/Spanish), both written and spoken with very high-level Spanish proficiency
• Personal computer experience required, including non-linear editing
• Must have a valid driver’s license with clean driving record, as driving a news vehicle daily, to-and
from stories, is an essential part of the job
• Drive and handle all necessary equipment on a news live truck
• Able to work flexible hours, including holidays, weekends and evenings in outdoor, as well as during inclement weather conditions 

Desired Skills & Experience
• 2 or more years working as news photographer in a TV news or similar environment
• Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment and meet strict deadlines
• Ability to multi-task and communicate effectively
• Strong storytelling and problem-solving skills
• Self-motivated, well organized and with excellent personal interaction skills
• Detail oriented, able to follow directions and make independent decisions 
• Knowledge of lighting techniques and experience operating news live truck

Physical Requirements
• Must be able to lift and carry broadcast video equipment (approximately 50 pounds)
• Must be able to drive a vehicle, bend and set-up equipment for remotes to allow transmission of video, audio, pictures or live from-the-scene reports back to the station
• Must be able to sit for long periods of time
• Must possess vision and hearing acuity, clear and audible speech
• Manual dexterity in use of keyboard, videotape machines, cameras and other broadcast equipment

Eligibility Requirements
• Must be willing to work from office in Austin, 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/
 
About Univision Communications Inc.

Univision is the leading media company serving Hispanic America. The company’s broadcast assets include Univision Network, one of the top television networks in the U.S. regardless of language and the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast network in the country; UniMás, a leading Spanish-language broadcast television network; and Univision Local Media, which owns and/or operates 64 television stations and 58 radio stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico. Univision Cable Networks consists of Univision Deportes Network (UDN), the most-watched Spanish-language sports cable network in the U.S.; Galavisión, the most-watched U.S. Spanish-language entertainment cable network; Univision tlnovelas, a 24-hour Spanish-language cable network dedicated to telenovelas; ForoTV, a 24-hour Spanish-language cable network dedicated to international news; and an additional suite of cable offerings – De Película, De Película Clásico, Bandamax, Ritmoson and Telehit. Univision’s cable portfolio also includes FUSION TV, an English-language news and lifestyle cable network; an investment in El Rey Network, a general entertainment English-language cable network. The company also owns and operates several premier digital destinations including Univision Now, a direct-to-consumer, on-demand and live streaming subscription service; Univision.com, the most-visited Spanish-language website among U.S. Hispanics; and Uforia, a digital music application featuring multimedia music content. The company’s assets also include the digital brands associated with the Gizmodo Media Group and The Onion.

Univision es la principal empresa de medios de comunicación al servicio de la comunidad hispana en Estados Unidos. Las propiedades de difusión de la compañía incluyen Univision, una de las principales cadenas en EE. UU., independientemente de idioma, y la cadena de señal abierta en español de mayor sintonía en el país; UniMás, una destacada cadena de señal abierta en español, y Medios Locales de Univision, que es propietaria u opera 64 estaciones de televisión y 58 emisoras de radio en los principales mercados hispanos de EE. UU. y Puerto Rico. Univision Cable Networks consta de Univision Deportes Network (UDN), la cadena deportiva por cable en español de mayor sintonía de EE. UU.; Galavisión, la cadena de entretenimiento por cable en español de mayor sintonía en EE. UU., Univision tlnovelas, una cadena por cable en español que trasmite 24 horas al día y se dedica a telenovelas; ForoTV, una cadena por cable en español que trasmite las 24 horas del día y se dedica a noticias internacionales, y un conjunto adicional de ofrecimientos por cable: De Película, De Película Clásico, Bandamax, Ritmoson y Telehit. Además, la cartera en cable de Univision incluye FUSION TV, una cadena por cable de noticias y estilo de vida en inglés, así como la participación en El Rey Network, una cadena por cable de entretenimiento general en inglés. La compañía también es propietaria y opera varios destacados destinos digitales, incluidos Univision NOW, un servicio directo al consumidor de suscripción a streaming en vivo a solicitud; Univision.com, el sitio de internet en español más visitado por los hispanos de EE. UU., y Uforia, una aplicación digital con contenido musical en medios múltiples. Entre las propiedades de la compañía también se encuentran marcas digitales asociadas a Gizmodo Media Group y The Onion.

For more information, please visit www.Univision.net.

Univision is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Vets and Disabled