- News Producer Telemundo Orlando

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News Producer Telemundo Orlando


News Producer Telemundo Orlando

• Emerging Level


WTMO Telemundo Orlando seeks a News Producer who is responsible for the creation of live newscasts and other special news programs as needed. As a T31 Producer, you will be creating content for the most innovative news organization in Orlando, FL.

Category Live Event / On Location Services  Producers 
Location Orlando, Florida Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Jan 13, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description


• Responsible for overall production, flow, accuracy, content and every element of each newscast.
• Responsible for being a key newsroom leader clearly and timely communicating his/her vision and the show’s needs to each person who will participate or provide content for that newscast (i.e. assignment editor, anchors, MMJ’s, editors and production crews.)
• Understand newscast’s audience, mission and station priorities. Integrate all station platforms in the showcasing of the news production.
• Work closely with the Executive Producer on special projects and news coverages. 
• Well-informed on daily news events, past news events and know what is news for the Central Florida Hispanic market.
• Craft content using excellent writing skills, as well as your own unique vision.
• Plan, supervise and execute Live Shots and Live Remotes during live newscasts.
• Select, assign, write, and organize news stories. Write headlines, teases and reporter/anchor lead-ins.
• Timely respond to breaking news with urgency and accuracy.
• Coordinate and plan future coverages.
• Work with Multimedia Journalists on their visual and written storytelling and presentation.
• Write news scripts, promotional teasers, headlines and daily news briefs.
• Contribute story ideas, participate in daily coverage decisions and editorial meetings.
• Leadership: take responsibility for own actions and be a team player. Lead the team to the common goal of producing an innovative, flawless, creative, interesting newscasts. Communicate clear directions and changes to all the newscasts’ team members.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.
• Understand and follow all Telemundo News standards and ethics.

  • Must be an experienced journalist with a Bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field in communication and/or must have proven equivalent experience.
  • Must be able to speak, read, and write perfect Spanish and must be able to speak, read, and write in English.
  • A minimum of 2 years of News Producer experience.
  • Experience in Line-production and proven track record or boothing live events, live shots, and newscasts.
  • Excellent news judgment, creative ideas, and writing skills a must.
  • Must have leadership qualities, be detail-oriented, organized, and able to handle intense deadline pressure.
Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered.
  • Must be willing to work in Orlando, FL area and travel as needed for special assignments.
  • Must have the ability to work long hours, weekdays and weekends, varying shifts (including overnight), and report to work in emergencies depending upon news coverage when necessary.
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation.
  • 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 passport.
  • Must accept Solutions as NBCUniversal’s Dispute Resolution program
Desired Characteristics
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work well with people while under pressure.
  • Knowledge of libel law and applicable FCC rules and regulations.
  • Personal initiative and ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Team player who is flexible
  • Displays a positive work ethic and can work under tight deadlines.
  • High degree of integrity and professionalism.
  • Intense familiarity and interest in current news events.
  • Strong Organizational Skills.
  • News judgment with solid ethical decision process
  • Ability to perform under hard deadlines.

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