Univision Arizona is seeking a Multimedia Journalist (MMJ) in Tucson 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 MMJ, you will cover news in Tucson and Southern Arizona, and will be responsible for generating story ideas, as well as making and maintaining contacts with community leaders, government officials, and local and border authorities. The MMJ must present reports in a clear, concise, objective manner; as well as presenting 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, have the ability to write, edit own story, and to interact with the viewers through all of Univision media platforms.
Gather information, conduct interviews, shoot video, produce, report and edit assigned stories daily;
Post video, pictures and stories to website, Facebook and other social media outlets;
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;
Other duties as deemed necessary.
Required Skills & Experience
BA degree in communications, journalism, or television broadcasting;
Minimum 1-year newsroom experience. Will consider equivalent combination of education and work experience;
Candidate must be completely fluent in English/Spanish, with superior written/spoken Spanish language skill;
Candidate must be able to use newsroom computer systems and applications (both hardware/software);
High ethical and journalistic standards;
Candidate must have functional to advanced knowledge in the use of field cameras, gear and editing systems
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;
Must be able to drive and have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
Desired Skills & Experience
Knowledge of iNews, video editing (such as Avid, Adobe Premiere, Final Cut), and file sharing systems
Able to sit, stand, walk for up to (8) hours without restrictions and lift/carry up to 30 pounds for extended periods of time