Multimedia Journalist

Univision Austin, TX

About the Job

Univision Local Media seeking a dynamic, reliable and creative multimedia journalist to join our team in achieving Univision's mission of informing, educating, and empowering our Hispanic audience. The successful candidate should be proud of the commitment of serving our local community. As a journalist you will be responsible for investigating, producing, shooting and editing, writing and presenting accurate, balanced news stories. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: shooting, editing, daily newsgathering, and reporting as well as appearances at community and station events in a fast-paced, extremely competitive market.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Produce and report news stories using ENG equipment, non-linear editing equipment, and related broadcasting equipment and newsroom computer systems
  • Write and proofread copy for accuracy prior to going on air
  • Research, investigate, interview, write, produce packages, special sports series or sports-related stories on tape and/or live from the field
  • Research, investigate, interview, write, produce and present sports reports for station's social media pages, other company broadcasts, websites and printed publications as assigned
  • Work well with P2 and XD cameras to shoot interviews
  • Establish a good working-relationship with newscast producers and co-anchors to ensure a well-paced, accurate and informative broadcast
  • Must be a strong and fast writer and have solid news judgment as a Sports Producer
  • Attend and participate in off-site company-sponsored and community events as assigned by station management
  • Work flexible hours, including holidays, weekends and evenings

Required Skills & Experience

  • High school diploma required
  • Must be fully bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Written and oral communication skills required
  • Must have working knowledge of television news photography and technology
  • Must be able to shoot with P2 and XD Cameras, and edit under deadline pressure
  • Must be able to lift and carry broadcast video equipment (approximately 45 pounds), and have manual dexterity in use of keyboard, video editing equipment (linear and non-linear) video machines, server-based video editing and playback systems and other broadcast equipment
  • Must have and maintain a good driving record and a valid driver's license, along with the ability to drive daily
  • Personal computer experience required, including non-linear editing equipment
  • Must be able to multi-task, work well under extreme pressure, and communicate effectively

Desired Skills & Experience

  • College degree in Journalism, Communication Studies, Radio-TV-Film, or equivalent experience preferred
  • Broadcast news experience as reporter or photographer/editor preferred
  • Prior experience in Spanish language broadcasting is preferred

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be willing to work from office in Austin, TX
  • Employment/education will be verified
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis