Production Specialist I - Spectrum News

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Full Time New York, New York Posted 06/19/2024 Business unit: Spectrum Networks Areas of interest: Editorial, News, Production Requisition Number: 2024-35512 NPR110

Are you interested in using the latest video production technologies to create award-winning stories? Are you looking to work on a collaborative and creative team? Apply to be a Production Specialist I 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.


As a Production Specialist I, you will work closely with Master Control Operators to create content that informs and inspires our audiences. You will collaborate with the entire newsroom to ensure all aspects of the show run smoothly. You will also use your technical expertise to elevate the production quality of our broadcasts. Your team will collaborate to produce compelling, timely, and accurate newscasts intended to engage and connect with our local audience.


  • Collaborating with our production and content teams to create high-quality programming
  • Elevating production quality in new and innovative ways
  • Using the power of technology to delight and inform your local community

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 production - 1-3 years
  • Education: College degree or technical discipline in television production or related field, or comparable work experience
  • Technical Skills: Demonstrated technical aptitude and experience with television control room and studio production technology including knowledge/skills with, audio mixers, robotic camera controls, production automation systems, newsroom editorial software, non-linear editing systems, satellite systems, bonded cellular systems, router systems, and automated on-air play out systems; familiarity with video switchers, character generators, DVE’s, and video servers.
  • Skills: Promote teamwork within a positive work environment, exhibit consistent leadership skills when performing directing duties, demonstrate understanding/skills related to shot composition, lighting, and aesthetics
  • Abilities: Ability to troubleshoot technical issues, ability to work independently without direct supervision, ability to train others

Working Conditions

  • Semi-noisy office environment


  • 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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The pay for this position has a salary range of $20.40 to $43.30. The actual salary offer will carefully consider a wide range of factors, including your skills, qualifications, experience and location. Also, certain positions are eligible for additional forms of compensation such as bonuses.

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