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Producer, Politics - Spectrum News

Columbus, Ohio

Spectrum Networks Producers are passionate about community, connection and presenting local stories in a unique and compelling way. 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 benefits

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

    Get reimbursed up to $10,000 a year for undergraduate and graduate degrees through our partnership with Guild.

Responsibilities

Position Type: Full Time Location: Columbus, Ohio Date Posted: Date posted 05/28/2024 Areas of interest: Editorial, News, Production Requisition Number: 2024-34493 Business unit: Spectrum Networks NPR320

Are you a creative storyteller? Do you love keeping your community informed? Apply to be a Producer at Spectrum News.

Part of Charter Communications, Spectrum News is made up of over 30 hyper-local news and regional sports networks that are constantly expanding and dedicated to producing original, unbiased, and high-quality content. We use innovative journalistic approaches, backed by comprehensive research, to engage and inform viewers on the most essential news, issues, and events taking place in their communities.

Beyond TV news distribution, our newsrooms publish via the Spectrum News app and connected television. We’re committed to providing viewers with 24-hour news—no matter how, when, and where they want it. Check out all the ways we share news on the Spectrum News Mobile App.


BE PART OF THE CONNECTION

As a PoliticalProducer, you’ll serve as the heart of the newsroom. You’ll lead the charge on driving political news coverage and determining the most important stories of the. You'll collaborate with your colleagues to tell the news that matter in your community and around the country, making decisions about what to air and when, and how to keep our audience informed.

WHAT OUR POLITICAL PRODUCERS ENJOY MOST

  • Developing an in-depth understanding of local and breaking news surrounding politics
  • Creating newscasts that attract and hold audiences’ attentions
  • Transforming stories from a simple pitch into a hit that inspires and delights viewers
  • Collaborating with colleagues to determine what goes on our political shows (In Focus, Capitol This Week, and Decision 2024)

As a part of Spectrum News, you’re creative, highly technical, and ready to bring your community’s stories to life in our newsroom. You value accuracy and want to leverage your curiosity and storytelling abilities to share inspiring news across multiple platforms. Each day is fast-paced in a constantly evolving work environment with new stories to tell and perspectives to uncover. If you’re a nimble, passionate team player, you’ll find a home on our team.


WHAT YOU’LL BRING TO SPECTRUM NEWS  

Required Qualifications 

  • Experience: Television news - 2+ years
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent professional experience
  • Technical Skills: Knowledge of social media platforms and basic editing skills (Adobe Premiere and Final Cut Pro)
  • Skills: Go-getter personality, and excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills
  • Travel Ability: Must be open to travel to discover the important stories in your neighborhood and willing to interact with the community
  • Schedule: Ability to work different shifts and be flexible with schedule changes

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of general office computer software, newsroom software, and basic non-linear editing systems
  • May be required to lift up to five pounds

Working Conditions

  • Works primarily inside a climate-controlled environment throughout the year but might be assigned field duties on occasion
  • Semi-noisy newsroom setting

SPECTRUM NEWS CONNECTS YOU TO MORE 

  • Community Impact: You will play an important role in connecting people to, and informing them about, their local communities
  • Supportive Teams: Who you are matters here. We aim to foster an inclusive workplace where every person is empowered to bring their best ideas
  • Dynamic Growth: The growth of our industry and evolving technology powers our employees’ careers as they grow
  • Total Rewards: See all the ways we invest in you—at work and in life

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