NY, United States
Entertainment jobs & Crew
Staff / Crew
Spectrum Networks is looking for enthusiastic, talented and driven individuals to join the best and brightest in gathering, producing and delivering stories that make a difference within our community! Our commitment is to engage viewers with relevant, character-driven stories that are important to the local communities we serve.SPECTRUM
Who we are: Spectrum Networks is a series of 30 + local news and regional sports networks owned and operated by Charter Communications, Inc. Spectrum Networks seeks to provide the most essential local news and information, cultivating relevant and thoughtful conversations that foster informed and engaged communities.
The Environment: Spectrum News operates in a 24-hour news cycle which can require employees to be flexible and available to work various shifts, including early morning, late evenings, weekends and holidays.
Being on our team means … You’re ready to inspire and be inspired! You’re passionate, creative and highly technical, driven to tell amazing stories that mean something to our communities. You're fiercely accurate, with a desire to leverage your knowledge, skills and abilities to share news stories across multiple platforms. You're nimble, having the ability to pivot in an ever-changing workflow. You are a team player with a positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills.
What we’re looking for: An Executive Producer has managerial oversight on all things editorial across multiple platforms. This may be tasks such as scripts for special content and event coverage. You will have supervisory responsibilities in the newsroom and may fill in for Producers, working with broadcast personnel to ensure assignment needs are met. You will have overseeing abilities on lineups, video/audio, graphics and timing.
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Proficient at inspiring staff to attain station goals of creativity, urgency and accuracy
Ability to work effectively within a team environment and interact with all personnel within the organization
Effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
Attention to detail
Ability to work rapidly and accurately
Ability to anticipate situations, meet strict deadlines, organize and manage multiple priorities
Knowledge of current events and industry trends
Pro-active with demonstrated enthusiasm in dealing with breaking news and high-stress situations
Ability to effectively train others
Basic editing skills
Must adhere to attendance guidelines
Education & Experience:
Required Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field preferred or comparable television work experience
Required Producing and executive producing experience in television news - 5+ years
Management experience - 2+ years
Preferred Working knowledge of general office computer software, newsroom software and basic non-linear editing systems
Works primarily inside a climate-controlled environment throughout the year but might be assigned field duties on occasion
Works in an open newsroom setting with a semi-noisy environment
Works different shifts and be flexible with schedule changes
May be required to lift up to 5 pounds
Our Culture: Every employee is an influencer and culture keeper. We expect respectful communication (despite pressure), openness to feedback, an eagerness to learn, and an overall positive attitude!
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