Univision Local Media is seeking a creative journalist who can work across all of our dynamic platforms, who is able and willing to engage our viewers and online users on a daily basis. A journalist who is highly skilled, self-starter who can produce, shoot and edit stories under deadline pressure. Responsible for presenting accurate, balanced news stories, for shooting, editing, writing, and presenting accurate, daily news stories. The right candidate will work as a one-person operation and be responsible for reporting, shooting, and editing news stories and producing content for use in multiple outlets. Candidate will write and post across various platforms including updating web site and mobile products. The right candidate must be able to shoot and edit, be active in social media, and drive creative storytelling on a daily basis. Must work effectively under pressure and in a fast-paced environment, meeting tight deadlines and maintaining a positive attitude.
Reporting, shooting and editing video news stories and producing content for use in multiple outlets.
Candidate will write and post across various platforms including updating web site and mobile products.
The right candidate must know social media, do walk-and-talk live shots and be able to grab viewers with sights and sounds.
Gather information, conduct interviews, shoot video, produce, report and edit assigned stories daily.
Post video, pictures and stories to Website, Facebook, and other social media outlets.
Maintain strong familiarity with local, national and international news and issues of the day.
Establish and maintain news contacts in the community
Maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that works well with co-workers, supervisors and the community at large.
Other duties as deemed necessary.
Required Skills & Experience
Minimum 1 year newsroom experience required; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
BA degree in communication, journalism, television broadcasting or equivalent preferred.
Desired Skills & Experience
Fluent in Spanish (read and write)
Must be able to interpret and translate from English to Spanish accurately
Must be willing to work from office in Atlanta, GA
Employment/education will be verified
Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States
Physical Requirements (optional)
Ability to stand, walk, bend, type, and sit for up to (8) hours
Univision requires that all U.S. and Puerto Rico employees be vaccinated against COVID-19. This position will require the successful candidate to submit proof of vaccination. The Company is an equal opportunity employer, and will reasonably accommodate a qualified candidate, who may be unable to be vaccinated, consistent with federal, state, and local law.
Univision is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
About Univision Communications Inc.
As the leading Hispanic media company in the U.S., Univision Communications Inc. entertains, informs and empowers U.S. Hispanics with news, sports and entertainment content across broadcast and cable television, audio and digital platforms. The company’s top-rated media portfolio includes the Univision and UniMás broadcast networks, as well as 10 cable networks including Galavisión and TUDN, the No. 1 Spanish-language sports network in the country. Locally, Univision owns or operates 61 television stations in major Hispanic markets across the United States. Additionally, Uforia, the Home of Latin Music, encompasses 58 owned or operated radio stations, a live event series and a robust digital audio footprint. The company’s prominent digital assets include Univision.com, streaming service Univision Now, the largest Hispanic influencer network and several top-rated apps. For more information, visit corporate.univision.com.
About Univision News
Univision’s award-winning News division is committed to informing the country’s fastest growing segment across all media platforms, including TV, Radio, and Interactive. Hispanics count on the latest and most relevant content that impacts the community through: “Noticiero Univision,” the Network’s evening, late evening and weekend national newscast; Sunday public affairs program “Al Punto” (To The Point); newsmagazine shows “Aquí y Ahora” (Here and Now) and “Primer Impacto” (First Impact); as well as morning news segments on “Despierta América” (Wake Up America). Univision has strengthened its news team and expanded its news operations by adding Investigative and Documentary Units.
To apply for this job please visit corporate.univision.com.