Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Chicago


News Producer Telemundo Chicago
TV Content & Production
Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations
Noticiero Telemundo Chicago (WSNS-TV) is looking for an experienced and dynamic news producer to work along an enthusiastic news team and contribute to all news-related projects.  The News Producer will be responsible for news of the day, special coverage, in-depth stories, breaking news and other news-related content as needed.   
Responsible for the overall production and writing of the newscasts
Knowledgeable on daily news events, keep up with current events, be aware of past news events and know what is news in the Chicago market
Must ensure accuracy, integrity, ethical values and balance of the news content
Respond to breaking news with urgency and accuracy and have good time-management skills.
Incorporate digital media strategy into newscasts
Work closely with fellow producers, executive producer and news director on story/sweeps planning and coordination
Work directly with talent articulating angle of story and length
Contribute story ideas; participate in daily coverage decisions, editorial meetings, special coverage and breaking news
Stack the rundown and line produce the on-air broadcast from the control room
Produce news stories and specials as assigned
Incorporate digital media strategies in each newscast and contribute to digital platforms strategies
Write content for on air and digital as well as copy-edit reporter scripts
B.A. in Journalism or related field
Must be able to speak, read and write fluently in Spanish
Solid English speaking and writing skills
Minimum 3 years of News Producer experience
Strong line-producing skills is a must
Excellent news judgment, creative ideas and writing skills a must
Must have leadership qualities, be detail oriented, organized and able to perform under intense deadline pressure
Work a flexible schedule when needed to cover other shifts and breaking news

Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
Must be willing to work in Chicago
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Must be 18 years or older
Must have a valid driver's license
Desired Characteristics
Take an active role in selecting the stories of the day - come up with story ideas and create producer driven content to enhance coverage of the big story and other stories that appear in the newscast
Anticipate problems and address them to prevent errors in the broadcasts
Bring creativity into every aspect of the newscast, use the Telemundo arsenal of tools and equipment
Naturally competitive nature
Professional demeanor, team player and hard worker
Career Level
CountryUnited States
About Us
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