- Multimedia Journalist - Telemundo Tucson

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Multimedia Journalist - Telemundo Tucson


Multimedia Journalist - Telemundo Tucson

• Emerging Level


Telemundo Arizona is looking for an individual with a comprehensive understanding of television news production, outstanding writing and verbal communications skills, and on-camera reporting.

Category Camera Operators  Journalist/Reporter  Video Editor 
Location Tucson, Arizona Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Oct 26, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

Individuals must also be knowledgeable of INews, Edius editing system, and camera operation.

  • This individual will be responsible for shooting, writing, and editing daily stories, as well as gathering material to contribute to building the rundown.
  • This person is responsible and must be able to set up, operate and manage live shots on their own. 
  • File stories to be used in our OTT (Over the Top) Platforms.
  • Write, produce, and present fair and accurate news stories, as well as feature stories.
  • Be well informed about news events locally and nationally.
  • Develop and maintain a network of contacts providing access to exclusive stories.
  • Investigate information to establish facts and determine truth.
  • Gather information on newsworthy events and write, produce, and present fair, accurate, and unbiased news stories as assigned.
  • Be responsible for providing on-air news including both in the studio and frequent field shoots.
  • Draft stories, headlines, and news updates for television, online and digital platforms.
  • Write, produce, and present fair, accurate, and unbiased news stories as assigned through the creative use of the video camera and proficient lighting and editing skills.
  • Present newscasts to the viewer in a professional manner.
  • Responsible for the presentation of breaking news to viewers both during live newscasts as well as outside regularly scheduled newscasts.
  • Responsibilities also include keeping up to date on current events and news in our state.
  • Assist producer in establishing sources, finding, executing enterprise news investigations, building, and maintaining a strong list of story ideas on a year-round basis, including long-term deeper digging stories and quicker turns, document acquisition, and paper trails.
  • Send an email daily to the assignment desk with at least three-enterprise story proposals.
  • Able to make phone calls to set up interviews. These calls may happen outside of regular working hours.
  • Be able to work nights and weekends.
  • Work cooperatively as a team member under tight daily deadlines.
  • Gather news information and prepare for the presentation on the newscast and all digital platforms.
  • Multi-Media journalists will be expected to participate in community and station events. From time to time this person will also participate as emcee and/or Host as requested by the station.
  • Able to respond quickly to breaking news and take direction from, and interact with, the assignment desk, producers, reporters, anchors, and production control room personnel.
  • Maintain technical equipment including cameras and lighting gear to optimal operating conditions.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience shooting with HD Cam.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience working with film or video lighting.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience as a reporter in a Spanish top 50 broadcast television market.
  • Flexibility concerning scheduling and/or assigned work shifts.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and the internet.
  • Possess an elevated level of motivation with a strong belief in creative ideas plus the skills and confidence to express them.
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail.
  • Thorough understanding of the current broadcast and digital media landscape.
  • Assist producer in establishing sources, finding, and executing enterprise news investigations, building, and maintaining a strong list of story ideas.
  • Ability to ad-lib and improvise effortlessly in various types of on-air situations.
  • Able to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) required both written and verbal.
  • A prominent level of skill and mastery of the Spanish language is essential.
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered at
Desired Characteristics:
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as a photojournalist BS/BA in journalism/ Communications.
  • Must have independent problem solving & multi-tasking.
  • Must be able to work effectively with others in a team-oriented environment.
  • Must have an excellent driving record and active driver’s license.
  • Must have strong Spanish writing & verbal skills.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule in a 24/7 news environment in addition to standard hours.
  • Must be willing to work weekends with short notice, night and weekend work is frequent.
  • Must be willing to work in TUCSON, AZ.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
  • Must be able to travel as required.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
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