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About Telemundo Station Group
Telemundo Station Group, part of the NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations division of NBCUniversal, is comprised of 17 local television stations in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Producing and broadcasting more than 7,000 hours of unique and relevant local content each year, including award-winning news, public affairs, and entertainment programming, Telemundo Station Group serves Spanish-speaking viewers in the metropolitan areas of Los Angeles, New York, Miami-Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Dallas-Fort Worth, Chicago, San Antonio, San Francisco, Phoenix, Harlingen, Fresno, Denver, Philadelphia, Las Vegas, Boston, Tucson and Puerto Rico. In addition, Telemundo Station Group operates TeleXitos, the national multicast network that offers viewers popular action and adventure television series and feature films in Spanish. The group also provides support to 53 Telemundo affiliates across the country and manages dedicated local websites and applications, as well as a robust digital out-of-home operation.
Career Level Experienced
Country United States
Responsibilities Job Duties Implement Telemundo 62’s philosophy of being the most trusted source for disruptive weather on all platforms
Develop innovative and creative ways of presenting the daily weather story
Provide high-precision weather forecasts that impact our viewers
Process weather story quickly to prepare and protect our viewers
Breaking Weather Cut-ins
Use social media daily and especially during severe weather
Updating weather content on telemundo62.com
Live weather reporting and storytelling
Make public appearances on behalf of station as an ambassador for the company
Drive the weather content with producers and platforms
Be available at any time dangerous weather conditions occur
Have urgency and accuracy with breaking news
Keep producers and managers informed of upcoming weather conditions for coverage plans
Support other stations when needed
Work directly with WSI to troubleshoot issues or needs
Tell the market’s weather stories in a way that connects with and captivates viewers
Produce weather graphics and analyze date from the National Weather Service as well as other meteorological sources
work with the producers and news team to create complete coverage of weather. Also prepare and post forecasts for multiple platforms
Some live reporting and attendance at community and weather-related events will be required
Qualifications/Requirements Basic Qualifications
Minimum 2 years as on-air weathercaster
Experience with WSI weather system and graphics
Must be willing to work long hours, holidays, varying shifts (including nights, overnights and weekends) and report to work to respond to news emergencies
Must be willing to work in Philadelphia area and travel as needed for special assignments.
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Must be 18 years or older.
Additional Job Requirements
Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
Must be willing to work in Bala Cynwyd, PA & surrounding areas.
Must be willing to work long hours, holidays, varying shifts (including weekends) and report to work to respond news emergencies
Must have a valid driver’s license
Must be fluent in Spanish (speak, read & write)
Must be able to provide a reel/portfolio of work examples -- if available, include a web address when you submit your resume
Desired Characteristics Desired Qualifications
Bachelor’s in Meteorology preferred
Tell local weather story that connects with viewers
Work with news team to create complete coverage of weather story
Ability to anticipate situations, meet deadlines, organize and manage multiple priorities
High energy and teamwork mentality is a must
Strong computer skills especially in PowerPoint
Well organized and a high level of attention to detail
Basic Knowledge of graphic production software, writing and editing
Scientist who is also a great story teller
Passion to be a part of a major weather event, no matter when it happens
Experience with severe weather coverage, including but not limited to hurricanes, tornados, severe thunderstorms, flooding and ice events
Compelling on-air presence – crisp, clear, and confidant delivery in Spanish
Should thrive working under the intense deadline pressure of television weather
Technologically savvy with strong computer skills (working knowledge of WSI system preferred.)
Excellent written and verbal communication/presentation skills in Spanish.
Strong leadership qualities and self-motivation.
Understanding of the demands of an on-air HD environment
Location/Region: Bala Cynwyd, PA (US)