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Anchor (Weekend) - NBC Bay Area

Company: Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations
Location: San Jose
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

ResponsibilitiesNBC Bay Area is looking for a dynamic, passionate and experienced journalist to join our nationally awarded winning team as a weekend anchor/reporter. We pride ourselves as an organization dedicated to holding the powerful accountable and uncovering truth. The applicant should have a good understanding of how to deliver meaningful and impactful stories for all our digital and broadcast platforms. The applicant must also be able to develop sources and enterprise stories. An understanding of how to tell stories on our digital platforms is a must. Spanish language skills are a plus. Knowledge of the San Francisco Bay Area is important. This is not an entry level position. Beginners need not apply.Essential Responsibilities:Perform on-air anchor responsibilities for NBC Bay Area newscasts or programs on weekends and as neededResearch, write and report on stories for our broadcast and digital programsActive engagement on social media platforms is requiredPrepare and present news content in a fair, accurate and unbiased mannerCollaborate with news producers and managers to conceptualize, produce and present NBC Bay Area news specials and stories based on either breaking or pre-planned storiesGenerate story ideas, research and set up the content and interviewsDevelop and maintain a network of news sources providing access to exclusive local storiesLeverage relationships within the community for the purpose of developing connections to story leads and bridge relevant activities through community relations departmentParticipate in station-sponsored and philanthropic events and all assigned special promotions projectsPerform field reporting, fill-in for other shows, and other temporary assignments, as neededQualifications/RequirementsBasic Qualifications: Minimum 3 years of experience as Anchor in top 30 market Minimum 5 years of experience as Reporter in top 30 market Bachelor's Degree in Journalism or related field, or equivalent work experience Proven track record of strong writing, storytelling and live reporting skills on both broadcast and digitalEligibility Requirements: Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through to be considered Must be willing to work in San Jose, CA Must have a flexible schedule with ability to work any of a 24x7 shift and willingness to travel and work extended hours Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United StatesAbout UsAt NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It's our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU's vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It's what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.About NBCUniversal LocalNBCUniversal Local is NBCUniversal's local media division that delivers English and Spanish-speakers and bilingual audiences in 31 U.S. markets and Puerto Rico, the very best in local sports, news, weather, consumer and investigative reporting, and lifestyle entertainment across any platform and screen. NBCUniversal Local is comprised of three individual media groups including the NBC Owned Television Stations, the NBC Sports Regional Networks and the Telemundo Station Group. The division is also home to multicast networks NBCLX, COZI TV and TeleXitos, the regional cable news network NECN, as well as NBC Spot On, an advanced video advertising business designed for local/regional CTV and OTT advertisers and several in-housecompanies including production company LXTV, marketing and promotions company Skycastle, its out-of-home business NBC Everywhere, and the Arthouse, a graphics design group. With seven regional sports networks and 42 NBC and Telemundo stations serving 38 percent of U.S. homes, NBCUniversal Local is the only network-owned local media division that is home to the largest bilingual local newsrooms within the country's top 10 TV markets. NBCUniversal Local's stations and networks serve diverse audiences and communities across linear, streaming, OTT, digital web, mobile and audio, and cable platforms and work together to keep local audiences informed anytime and anywhere. For more information, visit's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

Keywords: Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations, San Jose , Anchor (Weekend) - NBC Bay Area, Other , San Jose, California

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