News Producer (R014972)

June 29, 2023 by Comments Off on News Producer (R014972)

Website TelevisaUnivision


The News Department at Univision Arizona is looking for a News Producer to join our team!

The News Producer generates, plans, and develops ideas for Morning Newscasts. The position is also responsible for conceiving, writing, and preparing broadcast material including local and national stories, newsbreaks, teasers, headlines, and digital content.


You must have a strong sense of journalistic ethics, an excellent editorial judgment, and a good understanding of local, state and national current events. In addition, you should have knowledge of the Latino community demographics in Arizona.

You will report to the News Director.


·       Minimum of 1 year experience as a News Producer.

·       Lead and conduct the news meeting, generating story ideas, dispatching news crews and reporters.

·       Oversee the on-air look of news broadcasts to make sure it follows UTG and station policies.

·       Full command of the Spanish language both written and spoken is required.

·       Proofread rundown and copy for accuracy prior to going on the air.

·       In charge of content and creative flow of the assigned broadcast, including writing of teases/ headlines, ordering of graphics. Oversees stories’ production.

·       Work with the Executive Producer and News Director as liaison between producer, photographers, and reporters in the field.

·       Story selection and assignment of stories to reporters and photographers.

·       Prepare newscast rundown (story selection and order) on iNews system for Morning newscasts.

·       Supervise writing and pre-production of each element of the newscast including all anchor-read stories and reporter full tracks, video editing and graphics.

·       Line produce –back timing- newscast while on the air.

·       Create and executes original stories for the show development and execution of sweeps projects production.

·       Possess leadership skills and be team player, self-starter with solid news judgment and ethics.

·       Possess knowledge of all aspects of newsroom operations and electronic news-gathering (ENG) and general office equipment and computers.

·       Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays.

·       Other duties as deemed necessary.


·       Minimum of 1 year experience as a News Producer.

·       Digital content creation experience.

·       Social Media savvy.

·       Must be comfortable working in a lead capacity.

·       Ability to stand, walk, bend, type, edit, reach and sit for up to (8) hours.


Exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, and location. Please note the national salary range listed in the job posting reflects the new hire salary range across levels and U.S. locations that would be applicable to the position.




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