- News Producer, Telemundo Houston

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News Producer, Telemundo Houston


News Producer, Telemundo Houston

• Intermediate Level


Produce, organize, and coordinate all elements involved in creating and producing a fast-paced newscast in Houston #4 Spanish DMA/# 8 General Market.

Category Producers  Video Editor 
Location Houston, Texas Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Feb 16, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

  • Produce, organize, and coordinate all elements involved in creating and producing a fast-paced newscast in Houston #4 Spanish DMA/# 8 General Market.
  • Work closely with the Assistant News Director, Executive Producer, Assignment Editors, Reporters and Anchors. 
  • Contribute story ideas, participate in daily coverage decisions and editorial meetings.
  • Follow stations news philosophy of Breaking News, Breaking Weather, and Responde (Consumer investigative). 
  • Ability to write, edit, produce and gather content under heavy deadline pressure, without compromising accuracy or credibility.
  • Select, assign, write, and organize news stories. Write headlines, teases and reporter lead-ins.
  • Be able to react to breaking news, change rundown, accordingly, contribute story ideas daily, create graphics, assign & edit news-copy. Understand newscast mission, station priorities and be familiar with all the platforms such as Linear, Fast Channels, digital, and OTT
  • Responsible for being a key communicator in the newsroom- talking with each person who will participate or provide content for that newscast (i.e. Assignment Editor, anchors, VJ’s and production crews) to improve story and presentation
  • Coordinate and plan future community and social story development.
  • Ability to work long hours if required in a news environment.
  • Leadership: take responsibility for own actions and take risks for the team and be a team player.
  • Understands and follows all Telemundo News standards and ethics
  • Other duties as assigned by VP News, Assistant News Director, & Executive Producer
  • A Degree in Broadcasting, Journalism, or related field.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience writing in a broadcast or cable news environment.
  • Must have an excellent command of the English & Spanish language: spelling, and grammar
  • Able to work a Flexible Schedule and shifts, weekend, and holidays.
  • Must be willing to work at the station in Houston, Texas #4 Spanish DMA.
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License and excellent driving record.
Desired Characteristics:
  • Recognize what viewers want to see on multiple platforms.
  • Has a great understating of all social platforms.
  • Ability to direct the news crew in a "producer-driven” environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work well with people while under pressure.
  • A producer who is creative, who can showcase content in new & inventive ways
  • A strong sense of urgency for breaking news.
  • Great communicator on copy and with MMJ’s.
  • Familiarity with local leaders a plus.
  • Up to date on and interested in current news events.
  • Knowledge of laws of libel, slander and applicable FCC rules and regulations.
  • Personal initiative and ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Team player who is flexible and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Displays a positive work ethic and can work under tight deadlines.
  • High degree of integrity and professionalism.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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