Lead Anchor (Job #51024220)

July 27, 2023 by Comments Off on Lead Anchor (Job #51024220)

Website TelemundoAZ Telemundo Arizona


The Anchor manages local on-air delivery of newscasts and for writing & editing story ideas daily. They will collaborate closely with producers to ensure stories are accurately documented and presented on the daily newscasts. Anchor handles delivering local & national news during newscasts and generating ideas to increase ratings. This position reports to the VP of News.

·         Will write & edit story ideas daily that attract the viewer’s interest

·         Write stories, headlines, and news updates for television, online, and digital platforms

·         Work directly with News Producer on story ideas and development

·         Present a completed story with fair, accurate, and community-relevant content

·         Generate ideas and report breaking news either in the studio or on location

·         Coordinate, organize, and conduct interviews

·         Develop ongoing “sweeps” style stories

·         Present newscasts to the viewer in a professional manner; including presenting breaking news to viewers both during live newscasts as well as outside regularly scheduled newscasts

·         Involved in Social Media platforms

·         Make appearances before social and civic groups and at schools and colleges on behalf of the station

·         Write and copy edit assigned scripts in newscasts


·         BA or BS in a related field

·         At least four years of television anchor/reporter experience

·         At least four years of experience shooting, writing, and editing with a good ratings track record

·         Must have strong Spanish language skills (verbal & written)

·         Enterprise reporting required

·         Strong live reporting presence a must

·         Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

·         Must be willing to work in Phoenix, Arizona area

·         Must be 18 years or older

·         Must have a valid driver’s license and excellent driving record

·         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 be able to participate in community, public events and Master of Ceremonies as requested by the station

·         Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

·         Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

Desired Characteristics:

·         News judgment with a solid ethical decision process

·         Possess the ability to work effectively with others in a team environment

·         High competitive nature

·         Ability to handle working under the pressure of intense deadlines

·         Skills to be a problem solver

·         Creative with a strong sense of community involvement for unique story ideas

·         Strong Writing skills with the ability to connect on an emotional level

·         General Assignment reporting skills preferred

·         Proven record of meeting deadlines and developing contacts

·         Proven record of contributing story ideas

About Us

We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain, and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced, and heard. Together, we’ll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.

To apply for this job please visit www.nbcunicareers.com.