21,318 Sports Jobs    1,469 Sports Internships
Work In Sports
NBC Sports
Proud partner of
Make Your Passion Your Career.  Work In Sports.
Region Map

Sports Anchor/News Reporter

NBC Sports Group

Location: Chicago, IL
Job Status: Full-Time
Posted/Updated: 1/15/2020 5:27:27 AM

Back to Jobs
Job Description:

Responsibilities

WSNS-TV, Telemundo Chicago, is a Spanish language TV station in one of the top markets in the country. We are looking for an experienced and knowledgeable sports/news reporter. Candidate must have great Spanish-writing skills who can develop and produce content for all content platforms.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Write accurate and compelling news stories for all content platforms
  • Stories must be journalistically sound, fair and balanced while meeting
    daily on-air deadlines with proven track record as a news journalist
  • Dynamic and accurate delivery of information during daily live shots
    Produce, write and present sports segment in studio
  • Develop story ideas for relevant content that is reflective of the community
  • Flawless execution of live reporting during newscasts and breaking news
  • Create content for digital platforms daily (news and sports)
  • Build relationships with community and contacts for developing story leads
  • Represent Telemundo throughout the year in community-related events within and outside of regular working hours


  • Qualifications/Requirements

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
  • B.A. in Journalism or related field
  • At least 3 years of broadcast news and sports reporting/writing experience
  • Strong ability to adlib and engaging delivery during breaking news and sports coverage
  • Past success with strong writing and story-telling skills
  • Excellent Spanish writing and speaking skills
  • Solid English language skills
  • Proven ability to perform under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Excellent knowledge of all sports including soccer, baseball, basketball, football, hockey, boxing among others

    ADDITIONAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com
  • Must be willing to work in the Chicago area
  • Must be willing to work extended hours, varying shifts (including mornings, nights, weekends and holidays) and report to work for breaking news
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must have a valid driver's license
  • Must be able to provide a reel/portfolio of work examples -- if available, include a web address when you submit your resume (if applicable)
  • Must accept Solutions, as NBCUniversal's Dispute resolution program

    Desired Characteristics

  • News Anchoring experience and breaking news anchoring skills
  • Broadcast sports anchoring and reporting experience
  • Naturally competitive nature
  • Experience using strong problem-solving skills
  • Works well with others and is a team player
  • Proactive approach to a fast-paced and multi-platform content environment
  • Creative thinker with strong sense of community involvement for unique story ideas




  •  

    No Site Does What We Do

    Instead of searching through massive catch-all job sites, more full of noise than opportunities that suit you, or bookmarking hundreds of employer career pages and visiting them daily - instead of doing all the tedious work yourself, we do it for you.

    Our staff is hard at work finding sports jobs from every sports employer and putting it all in one place, so you don't have to.

    We�re the best at what we do and we'll prove it.

    When you're ready to put your job search into high gear, upgrade your account and get full access to every sports job right now.

    While you're focused on getting the right job, we�ll make sure you don't miss any!

    Your satisfaction is guaranteed.


    From Our Blog


    Celia Bouza: Director, ESPN Next Work In Sports Podcast


    What training and career development look like when done correctly. Celia Bouza, Director, ESPN Next joins host Brian Clapp on the Work in Sports podcast. Hey everybody, Im Brian Clapp VP of Content and Engaged Learning with WorkInSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast Lets talk about retention. In the business world — [...] Read More

    Copyright © 2000-2020 Work In Sports L.L.C. All Rights Reserved. Please read our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy .