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Univision Communications, Inc Multimedia Journalist in Phoenix, Arizona

Univision Arizona is seeking a Multimedia Journalist (MMJ) 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 an MMJ, they will cover news in Arizona, and will be responsible for generating story ideas, as well as making and maintaining contacts with community leaders, government officials, and local authorities. The MMJ must present reports in a clear, concise, objective manner; as well as present enterprising stories and sweeps series ideas. The MMJ 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, write, edit own story, and interact with the viewers through all the Univision media platforms. The MMJ must follow guidance of coverage align to our Univision Arizona Mission statement and Promise of Value (POV). JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Gather information, conduct interviews, shoot video, produce, report, and edit assigned stories daily and establish Live shots as needed.

  • Post video, pictures and stories to website, Facebook, and other social media outlets under the direction of our Digital content producers.

  • Maintain strong familiarity with local, state, and national news and events across our coverage area.

  • Establish and maintain news contacts in the community.

  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that works well with coworkers

  • supervisors and the community at large.

  • Must have the ability to work independently while out in the field and under various weather elements.

  • Maintain close communication with News Director and Producers on their story progress to review news elements and scripts.

  • Other duties as deemed necessary.

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Candidate must be completely fluent in English/Spanish, with superior written/spoken Spanish language skills.

  • Applicant must be able to use newsroom computer systems and applications (both hardware/software).

  • Knowledge of iNews, video editing (such as Avid, Adobe Premiere, Final Cut), and file sharing systems preferred.

  • High ethical and journalistic standards are required.

  • Candidate must have functional to advanced knowledge in the use of field cameras, gear and editing systems.

  • Candidate must be able to make sound decisions while working under extreme deadlines and must have the ability to follow directions and incorporate constructive criticism into work results.

  • Must be able to work nights, weekends, and holidays.

  • Experience: 1-year newsroom experience required; or equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Education: BA degree (communications, journalism, television broadcasting preferred).

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to sit, stand and walk for up to (8) hours without restrictions. Ability to lift and carry up to 30 pounds for extended periods of time. The MMJ must follow company policy related to Covid working restrictions.

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to drive and have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record.

VACCINE REQUIREMENTS:

Univision requires that all U.S. and Puerto Rico employees be vaccinated against COVID-19. This position will require the successful candidate to submit proof of vaccination. The Company is an equal opportunity employer, and will reasonably accommodate a qualified candidate, who may be unable to be vaccinated, consistent with federal, state, and local law.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.

  • Employment/education will be verified.

  • Must be willing to work from office in Phoenix, AZ, fully onsite, remote, and/or hybrid.

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Please apply on our Univision Careers Webpage: http://corporate.univision.com/corporate/careers/

Univision Arizona is an Equal Opportunity Employer, dedicated to ensuring a diverse workforce by providing broad outreach to all qualified applicants regarding job vacancies at the station. Organizations that regularly distribute information about employment opportunities to job seekers or provide employment referrals that wish to receive notices of our job vacancies may do so by contacting us via fax at (602) 396-4020; Attn: EEO Officer.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Univision is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

About Univision Communications Inc.

As the leading Hispanic media company in the U.S., Univision Communications Inc. entertains, informs and empowers U.S. Hispanics with news, sports and entertainment content across broadcast and cable television, audio and digital platforms. The company’s top-rated media portfolio includes the Univision and UniMás broadcast networks, as well as 10 cable networks including Galavisión and TUDN, the No. 1 Spanish-language sports network in the country. Locally, Univision owns or operates 61 television stations in major Hispanic markets across the United States. Additionally, Uforia, the Home of Latin Music, encompasses 58 owned or operated radio stations, a live event series and a robust digital audio footprint. The company’s prominent digital assets include Univision.com (https://www.ucicentral.net/external-link.jspa?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.univision.com%2F) , streaming service Univision Now, the largest Hispanic influencer network and several top-rated apps. For more information, visit corporate.univision.com (https://www.ucicentral.net/external-link.jspa?url=http%3A%2F%2Fcorporate.univision.com%2F) .

About TUDN

TUDN is the multimedia sports division of Univision Communications Inc., the leading Hispanic media company in the U.S. Built around the flagship TUDN cable network, the nation’s No. 1 Spanish-language sports channel, TUDN reaches audiences across Univision’s television portfolio, as well as through the TUDN Radio Network, the TUDN mobile app and TUDN.com. TUDN possesses an industry-leading portfolio of live soccer rights through partnerships with 14 Liga MX clubs, the Mexican Football Federation, US Soccer, UEFA, Concacaf, Major League Soccer and many more.

About Univision News

Univision’s award-winning News division is committed to informing the country’s fastest growing segment across all media platforms, including TV, Radio, and Interactive. Hispanics count on the latest and most relevant content that impacts the community through: “Noticiero Univision,” the Network’s evening, late evening and weekend national newscast; Sunday public affairs program “Al Punto” (To The Point); newsmagazine shows “Aquí y Ahora” (Here and Now) and “Primer Impacto” (First Impact); as well as morning news segments on “Despierta América” (Wake Up America). Univision has strengthened its news team and expanded its news operations by adding Investigative and Documentary Units.

Acerca de Univision Communications Inc.

Como la principal empresa de medios de comunicación dirigidos a los hispanos en Estados Unidos, Univision Communications Inc. Los entretiene, informa y empodera con contenido de noticias, deportes y entretenimiento en televisión de señal abierta y cable, además de audio y plataformas digitales. La destacada cartera de propiedades de la compañía incluye las cadenas de señal abierta Univision y UniMás, y 10 cadenas de cable Galavisión y TUDN, el canal deportivo No. 1 en español del país . A nivel local, Univision es propietaria u opera 61 estaciones en los principales mercados hispanos en los Estados Unidos. Además, Uforia, the Home of Latin Music, es propietaria u opera 58 estaciones de radio, presenta una serie de eventos en vivo y tiene una robusta presencia de audio digital. La prominente cartera digital de la empresa incluye Univision.com (https://www.ucicentral.net/external-link.jspa?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.univision.com%2F) , el servicio de streaming Univision Now, la mayor cadena de influencers hispanos y varias de las aplicaciones más populares. Para mayor información, visiten corporate.univision.com (https://www.ucicentral.net/external-link.jspa?url=http%3A%2F%2Fcorporate.univision.com%2F) .

Acerca de TUDN

TUDN es la división deportiva en medios múltiples de Univision Communications Inc., la principal empresa de medios de comunicación dirigidos a los hispanos en Estados Unidos. En torno a la cadena principal de cable TUDN, el canal deportivo No. 1 en español del país, TUDN llega a audiencias en toda la cartera de televisión de Univision, como también por medio de TUDN Radio Network, la aplicación móvil de TUDN y TUDN.com. TUDN tiene una cartera de derechos a transmisiones en vivo de fútbol que es líder en el mercado por medio de alianzas con 14 clubes de la Liga MX, la Federación Mexicana de Fútbol, US Soccer, UEFA, Concacaf, Major League Soccer y muchos más. 

Acerca de Noticias Univision

La galardonada división de noticias de Univision está comprometida a informar al segmento poblacional de más rápido crecimiento en Estados Unidos a través de todas las plataformas mediáticas, incluyendo televisión, radio y medios interactivos. Los hispanos cuentan con el contenido más actual y relevante que impacta a la comunidad, a través de: “Noticiero Univision”, en sus versiones vespertina, nocturna y de fin de semana; el programa dominical de asuntos públicos y políticos, “Al Punto”; los magacines noticiosos “Aquí y Ahora” y “Primer Impacto”; y los segmentos de noticias de “Despierta América”. Noticias Univision fortaleció su equipo y amplió sus operaciones con la creación de la Unidad de Investigación y la Unidad de Documentales.

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