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Writing / Editing
Multimedia Journalist
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Job Description






Multimedia Journalist


Dallas, TX


Local Media


Job Number:DAL 18-01

Univision Local Media is looking for a dynamic and creative Multimedia Journalist to carry on the Univision 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 Multimedia Journalist, you will cover news for Dallas, TX and will be responsible for generating story ideas, as well as making and maintaining contacts with community leaders, government officials, and local authorities. The Multimedia Journalist must present reports in a clear, concise, objective manner; as well as presenting enterprising stories and sweeps series ideas. Must be a team player with solid news judgment, and must be a "one-person band" to complete a story from beginning to end. Must be able to work independently with the camera, have the ability to write, edit own story, and to interact with the viewers through all of Univision media platforms.

Job Responsibilities

* Produce, report and edit assigned stories daily, gather information, conduct interviews, shoot and edit video, performing in front and behind the camera.
* Generate content for newscasts through community contacts and social media channels.
* Maintain active and consistent presence across all platforms, including producing content for our digital outlets.
* Work with News Director & EP, analyzing social media metrics to develop strategy to maximize posts and engagement.
* Establish and preserve news contacts in the community.
* Promote and deliver positive work atmosphere by means of professional manners, mutual respect and clear communication with supervisors, peers, employees, community representatives and audience.
* Participate in community related events organized by the station.
* Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills & Experience

* College degree in Digital Journalism, Journalism, Radio/Television or related field from accredited University
* Two to five years as multimedia/video journalist in TV, performing in front and behind the camera
* Proven live interviewing /adlibbing skills and accuracy are a must
* Strong personal computer skills and knowledge of computer-based video recording equipment and editing principles
* Fully bilingual - fluency in oral and written English and Spanish
* Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills
* Proficient in newsroom computer systems and applications
* Understanding of social media metrics


Desired Skills & Experience

* Proven storytelling ability across all platforms in English and Spanish
* Ability to translate and interpret between English and Spanish
* Proven social strategy including: track record of high post engagement and fan/follower growth
* Functional to advanced knowledge in the use of field cameras, gear and editing systems
* Well versed on local, national and international news and current affairs
* Knowledge of weather & traffic systems is a plus
* Strong organization and motivational skills
* Ability to perform well under pressure, manage breaking news situations, meet strict deadlines, and respond quickly to changes
* Flexible to work any assigned shift, including overnights, evening and weekends
* Able to identify technical and conceptual problems and develop solutions
* Strong journalistic standards and ethics
* Valid driver's license with a good driving record

Eligibility Requirements

* Must be willing to work from office in Dallas, TX
* Employment/education will be verified
* Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

Please apply on our Univision Careers Webpage:


About Univision Communications Inc.

Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) is a top-tier multimedia company with 17 broadcast, cable and digital networks; 59 TV stations; 67 radio stations; online and mobile apps, products and content creation facilities. UCI focuses on delivering a branded experience everywhere its audience is, reaching 89 million unduplicated consumers monthly across its portfolio. As a mission-driven Company, UCI is committed to informing, entertaining and empowering Hispanic America.

Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) en una empresa multimedia del más alto nivel, con 17 cadenas de televisión de señal abierta, por cable y digital; 59 estaciones de TV; 67 emisoras de radio; aplicaciones en línea y para dispositivos móviles, productos y sedes para creación de contenido. UCI se centra en ofrecer una experiencia con la marca dondequiera que esté su audiencia, alcanzando a más de 89M de consumidores mensuales en todas las plataformas. Como Compañía impulsada por una misión, UCI se centra en informar, entretener y empoderar a la comunidad hispana en los Estados Unidos.

For more information, please visit www.Univision.net.

Univision is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Vets and Disabled