Producer, Segments

Full Time United States - Texas - Austin Posted 09/28/2020 Areas of interest: Editorial, News, Production Requisition Number: 268144BR NPR340
Produce special content for various platforms including both individual elements inside coverage and/or special coverage/programs including; documentaries, investigative pieces, magazine, arts, cultural & entertainment. This may relate to important daily news coverage, franchise, feature, or special event coverage.

Produce compelling and/or long form programming that may include original programming, magazine, arts and culture, entertainment, theatrical, investigative pieces and documentaries

Identify and pitch story ideas and/or work on assigned stories

Develop, cultivate and maintain contacts/sources

Work regularly with daily news producing staff to anticipate and produce special elements to enhance news coverage

Collaborate with partners both inside and outside of Spectrum Networks

Work closely with other department members to produce stories

Field produce as needed

Perform editing and control room functions as required

Create, research, shoot and edit original content, documentaries, arts and entertainment and in-studio interviews

Work with outside organization and sources to develop story ideas

Write and edit scripts

Produce special programming, including live shows, as needed

Perform other duties as assigned

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Interpersonal skills; has contact with media and general public with excellent collaboration skills and the ability to work effectively within a team environment and interact with all personnel within the organization
Ability to shoot and edit video
Familiarity with the local market
Familiarity with IRE best practices
Knowledge of social media platforms
Communication and collaboration skills; demonstrated 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
Strong knowledge of general office computer software, newsroom software and non-linear editing system
Complex editing skills
Knowledge of legal standards to ensure editorial guidelines of all segments
Must be able and willing to work different shifts and be flexible with schedule changes

Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field or comparable work experience preferred

Related Work Experience
5+ Television news producing experience
3+ Documentaries producing experience
3+ Investigative producing experience

Works primarily inside a climate controlled environment throughout the year but might be assigned field duties on
Works in an open newsroom setting with a semi-noisy environment
May be required to lift up to 5 pounds
Must be able to distinguish colors and discern sounds

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

For more information on Spectrum’s benefits, please click here.
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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