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Spectrum Networks Producers are passionate about community, connection and presenting local stories in a unique and compelling way. which broadcasting brings together in unparalleled ways. When we talk about dedication to the craft, we’re talking about engaging viewers with diverse viewpoints and accurate, compelling, high-quality storytelling. We focus on delivering local and regional content to our communities, paying special attention to the stories that matter most to viewers. Flexibility, creativity, and strong editorial judgement are the hallmarks of success in Spectrum Networks. As a Producer, use these qualities to influence and inspire.

  • Job type: Full-time
  • Job level: Mid level opportunities
  • Company perks

Success profile

What makes a successful Spectrum Networks Producer? Check out our top traits to see if you have the right mix.

  • Authentic
  • Passionate
  • Collaborator
  • Community
  • Local
  • Curious

Hear from our team

"I have worked for Spectrum for nearly three years, first as a weekend morning News Producer and now as a Special Projects Producer, and I feel like my future with Spectrum Networks is limitless. It’s exciting to be involved in new endeavors, and I’m grateful to be a part of it. We’re providing customers with dynamic original content, documentaries, and specials tailored to their own communities. Our leaders are a source of inspiration and always open to helping others grow. I appreciate the trust they show in me and the creative liberty they give me. Every day is different and my team is right there with me for the ride."

Victoria, Special Projects Producer

"Spectrum Networks does an amazing job reaching out to people, whether it’s delivering stories that matter to our customers on a 24/7 basis or joining community-wide housing and charitable projects. We can do things no other networks can, and I think that makes this a really special place. People can count on us. It’s a supportive environment. I know my managers are there for me, willing to work with me and catch me if I need help. They aren’t afraid to let me try something new. There are opportunities to learn from the best and chances to put my skills to the test, all with the comfort of knowing I have a strong group next to me. There’s nothing to lose and plenty to gain."

Brogan, Producer

Rewards

Spectrum wants to help you get more out of life and take care of things outside the office to make life a little easier. We provide:

  • Career progression

    Advancement is a very real and achievable goal.

  • Retirement savings/401K

    We provide a 100% match for every dollar you contribute, up to 6% of your eligible pay.

  • Health benefits

    Medical, prescription drug, dental, and vision plans available.

  • Paid time off

    Paid vacation, sick and personal time, and holidays.

  • Access discounted company services

    You have the chance to use company services at little to no cost.

  • Education assistance

    Tuition reimbursement program for undergraduate and graduate level coursework.

Responsibilities

Position Type: Full Time Location: United States - Texas - Austin Date Posted: Date posted 05/01/2021 Areas of interest: Editorial, News, Production Requisition Number: 280494BR NPR540 JOB SUMMARY
Managerial oversight for editorial content across multiple platforms during an assigned shift. Includes scripts for
special content, politics and breaking news. This may relate to important daily news coverage, franchise, feature,
or special event coverage and documentaries.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Supervisory responsibilities for newsroom staff and station personnel working on newscasts with particular
emphasis on Producers, Associate Producers, Reporters, Multi-media Journalists, and News Photographers,
ensuring the department’s staffing and assignment needs are met

Solve the challenges that come with dynamic news coverage

Develop backups for critical coverage

Oversee decisions on story lineup, video/audio elements, graphics and timing to construct a show

Work with Producers to create the newscast product

May fill in for Producers as needed

Produce special programming as needed

Perform writing, editing and digitizing functions as needed

Generate story and coverage ideas on a daily and long-term basis

Handles shift scheduling and approves paid time off when applicable

Follow through on all assignments meeting required deadlines

Perform other duties as assigned

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
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
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
Attention to detail
Must be able 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
Must be able and willing to work different shifts and be flexible with schedule changes
Working knowledge of general office computer software, newsroom software and basic non-linear editing systems
preferred

Education
Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field preferred or comparable television work experience
Related Work Experience Number of Years
Producing and executive producing experience in television news 5+
Management experience 2+

WORKING CONDITIONS
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
May be required to lift up to 5 pounds

EOE
Charter Communication is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority/Female/Veteran/Disability

The health and safety of our employees and candidates is very important to us. Spectrum has adopted virtual mobile recruiting tools that allow us to continue meeting new candidates. We look forward to “virtually” meeting you.


The Spectrum brands (including Spectrum Networks, Spectrum Enterprise and Spectrum Reach) are powered and innovated by Charter Communications. Charter Communications reaffirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities for employment and advancement to qualified employees and applicants. Individuals will be considered for positions for which they meet the minimum qualifications and are able to perform without regard to race, color, gender, age, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.

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