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Video Producer

Location: New York
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

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 a 24-hour breaking news environment! Our commitment is to engage viewers with relevant, timely news that's important to the local communities we serve.

Who we are: Spectrum Networks is a series of 27 hyper-local news and 9 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 is a 24-hour breaking news network which requires employees who are flexible and available to work various shift, 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 flourish in a competitive, fast-paced environment. You're fiercely accurate, with a desire to leverage your knowledge, skills and abilities to share news stories to viewers in our local communities. 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. You have the ability to multi-task, meet tight deadlines and remain calm under pressure.

What we're looking for: Spectrum News is launching a new national news product which will stream 24x7 on a new OTT platform. Spectrum News is in search of a Producer who will create newscasts as part of a national editorial team. Our national news puts impactful, not sensational, stories and information into context to demonstrate to viewers how their lives are connected to domestic and world events.

The Talent Producer is responsible for working directly with national news anchor, Executive Producers and Associate Producers in the production of live and recorded national newscasts.


Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.Works directly with national news anchor Produces live and taped segments, prepare research notes, pitch stories and other special projectsWrites news stories for an assigned show and/or newscast, ensuring content is factually correct and written in a clear and concise conversational styleConducts interviews with both high profile guests and those not accustomed to being on TVCollaborates with show production teams to prepare and facilitate production of newscastsCoordinates logistics with all National Content Group and Spectrum stationsGenerates story and coverage ideas on a daily and long-term basisFollows through on all assignments meeting required deadlines according to the Executive Producer's instructions.Works in computerized newsroom environmentPerform other duties as assignedQualifications:
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Impeccable editorial judgementMust have a passion for news and storytellingKnowledge of current events and industry trendsAbility to effectively navigate social media for newsgathering purposes Must be able to work quickly and accurately while juggling multiple tasks and prioritiesAbility to read, write, speak and understand EnglishInnovate storytelling and newscast producing Ability to work effectively within a team environment and interact with all personnel throughout organizationExcellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skillsAbility to anticipate situations, meet strict deadlines, organize and manage multiple prioritiesPro-active with demonstrated enthusiasm in dealing with breaking news and high-stress situationsAbility to effectively train othersBasic editing skillsMust adhere to attendance guidelinesMust be able and willing to work different shifts and be flexible with schedule changesWorking knowledge of general office computer software, newsroom software and basic non-linear editing systems preferredEducation & Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field preferred or comparable television work experience2+ years of producing experience in television news National news and live control room experience preferredOur 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! Roles may require the following:
Overtime may be required to meet deadlinesVarying schedule due to, breaking news and/or daily news coverage requirementsProvide 24x7, 365 days per year, on-call support. May entail phone or physical presence at the facility for equipment failure or other disasters. This includes, but is not limited to equipment and power failures, loss of contracted services, storms or severe weather, and schedule conflicts NPR320 299299 299299BR

Keywords: SPECTRUM, New York , Video Producer, Other , New York, New York

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