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Multimedia Journalist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Assists with various aspects of news production.  Responsible for shooting, writing, editing, and publishing content, coordinating interviews, and representing the station in community related events.  Reports to the News Director.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions: 

  • Creates multimedia content for multi-platform distribution (TV & digital)
  • Shoots, writes, and edits story ideas
  • Coordinates, organizes and conducts interviews
  • Gathers, edits packages and publishes local news content-focusing on (but not    limited to) News, Weather, and Traffic.
  • Writes text articles, publishes video clips and edits image galleries according to the local editorial “voice” in the station’s websites and social media accounts
  • Develops and maintains a network of contacts providing access to exclusive stories
  • Assists producer in establishing sources, finding and executing enterprise news investigations, building and maintaining strong list of story ideas
  • Represents the station in community related events

REQUIREMENTS:

Competencies

  1. Technical capability
  2. Strategic thinking
  3. Multitasking
  4. Communication proficiency
  5. Teamwork
  6. Ability to work well under pressure 

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday.  Must be willing to undertake shift work associated with working for a 24/7 news operation.  Must be able to work holidays.  Actual hours and schedule may vary.

Supervisory Responsibility

Reports directly to News Director

Required Education and Experience

  1. Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or related field
  2. Must be fluent in Spanish (high level of reading, writing, and speaking the language is essential)
  3. Must have strong English Reading, writing, and speaking
  4. Reporting, shooting, writing, and editing experience with good ratings track record.
  5. Be informed on news events locally and nationally

Working Conditions

  1. Ability to lift and/or carry and manage news photography and lighting equipment.
  2. Exposed frequently to outside conditions
  3. Must be able to work holidays
  4. Must work hours necessary to perform responsibilities as outlined above
  5. If not a citizen of USA, must have permanent work permit.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Dues, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice

HOW TO APPLY:

Entravision Communications Corporation participates in the E-verify system operated by the US Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration and will use E-Verify to confirm work eligibility for all new hire employees.

Entravision Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage women and minorities to apply.

Please email uposada@entravision.com. Interested candidates should send resumes with references to News Director or apply directly at www.entravision.com, 5426 North Mesa, El Paso Texas, 79912.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-07-06

TV News Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Candidate should be well versed in the assignment desk operation.  Responsible for story placement, teases, graphics, writing when needed.  Contribute to story ideas and participate actively in coverage decisions and editorial meetings.  The candidate should have knowledge of social media and web content skills since he or she will have to update website and social media sites. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Starts daily editorial meetings, develops interesting story ideas using strong editorial judgment.  Coordinates interviews and logistics for field crews.  Facilitates the news gathering process and ensures comprehensive coverage of all news stories across all platforms, including but not limited to broadcast, digital, and web.  Develop enterprise story ideas consistent with the Entravision news brand.  Cultivates contacts important to news coverage in the metropolitan area, including law enforcement.  Monitors police and emergency scanners and electronic/printed sources for news and disseminate the information to appropriate newsroom personnel.  Cooperates with and support news and online platforms as assigned.  Writes compelling stories for newscasts and web distribution.  Self starter who knows how to craft news, sports, and weather stories from beginning to end.  Calls sources and follows-u on leads, identifying the most compelling video and sound. 

REQUIREMENTS:

Masters the stations graphics system and uses all of the available information and media to craft compelling and accurate daily stories on-line and on air.  Works closely with fellow producers, anchors, reporters, and ignites control room operators to ensure technically flawless newscasts.  Does in-house packages and re-track stories when needed.  Responsible for regularly updating station’s website; posting news or videos online coordinating web content with digital reporter.  Bilingual in English and Spanish is required.

HOW TO APPLY:

Entravision Communications Corporation participates in the E-Verify system operated by the US Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration and will use E-Verify to confirm work eligibility for all new hire employees.

Interested candidates should send resume and references to Uriel Posada, News Director uposada@entravision.com or apply at www.entravision.com. Entravision is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-07-06