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Full Time Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky Posted 05/23/2024 Business unit: Spectrum Networks Areas of interest: Editorial, News Requisition Number: 2024-34158 NJR310

Are you a storyteller at heart? Do you want to shine a light on the issues that matter? Apply to be a Multimedia Journalist at Spectrum News.

Part of Charter Communications, Spectrum News is made up of over 30 hyper-local news and regional sports networks 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.


In your role as a Multimedia Journalist (MMJ), you’ll get to the heart of every story by talking to members of your community. Our MMJs are enterprising storytellers who uncover perspectives that might otherwise go unreported. From pitching to writing, shooting, interviewing, and editing, you’ll take ownership of each step of the storytelling process and hone a wide range of skills. You’ll also be part of a collaborative team that creates compelling, timely, and accurate coverage to connect with viewers across traditional and digital platforms.


  • Connecting with your neighbors as you dig into the issues that matter to your local community
  • Telling stories across platforms including TV, connected television, and digital
  • Working with flexible deadlines and a supportive community to maintain a work-life balance

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.


Required Qualifications

  • Experience: Television news reporting - 3+ years
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications, or related field; or comparable television work experience
  • Technical Skills: Ability to shoot videos, understanding of video editing software, and utilize social media effectively
  • Skills: Ability to communicate effectively on camera and through writing and verbal expression
  • Abilities: An innate curiosity and a sense of urgency when it comes to creating compelling stories, lifting and carrying up to 30 pounds
  • 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 under time pressure deadlines and willing and able to work different shifts or longer shifts due to "breaking news" and severe weather emergencies, ability work weekends and holidays
  • Valid driver's license for authorized driving in the state of residence

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in a 24-hour news channel

Working Conditions

  • Work inside in a climate-controlled environment and outside throughout the year and may be subjected to various weather conditions that could include extreme heat or cold conditions


  • Community Impact: You will play an important role in connecting people to and informing them about their local communities
  • Supportive Teams: Be part of a strong community that gives you opportunities to network and grow and wants to see you succeed
  • Dynamic Growth: The growth of our industry and evolving technology powers our employees’ careers as they move up or around the company
  • Total Rewards: See all the ways we invest in you—at work and in life

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