Sr. Executive Producer - Spectrum News NY1

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Full Time New York, New York Posted 04/03/2024 Business unit: Spectrum Networks Areas of interest: Editorial, News, Production Requisition Number: 2024-31096 NPR690

Ready to lead a team of talented professionals in creating top-quality news programming? Look no further than Spectrum News!

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


As the Sr Mgr Sr Exec Producer, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the daily production of news programming during your assigned shift. You will lead and supervise a team of shift managers, producers, writers, reporters, technical staff, and other production staff to ensure that each news story goes from concept to air. It will be your responsibility to ensure that the editorial and production values of news programming meet Spectrum Networks' high standards and drive viewership, grow the audience, and strengthen the brand. You’ll make data-informed decisions about what’s resonating to connect our audience with the stories that matter. 


  • Collaborating with a diverse range of individuals, including reporters, producers, writers, and technical staff
  • Leading and directing a team to produce high-quality news programming

As a part of Spectrum News, you’re creative, highly technical, and ready to bring the character-driven stories of those in your community 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 a fast-paced and constantly evolving work environment with new stories to tell and perspectives to uncover. We are focused on fostering a healthy, inclusive, and people-first team culture to effectively address challenges together. If you’re a nimble, passionate team player, you’ll find a home on our team. 


Required Qualifications

  • Experience:Management experience - 3+ years, experience as a senior or unit producer at a news station - 5+ years
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in journalism
  • Technical skills:Ability to work on issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth knowledge of organizational objectives
  • Skills:Demonstrated effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Abilities: Ability to communicate effectively with all levels in the organization, ability to think strategically and anticipate future trends, needs and expectations, ability to work under time pressure deadlines
  • 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 various shifts, longer shifts, weekends and holidays, and be flexible with schedule changes due to "breaking news", and/or severe weather emergencies

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree

Working Conditions:

  • Works primarily inside a climate-controlled environment throughout the year but might be assigned field duties on occasion
  • Requires long periods of personal computer use and telephone communications
  • Works in an open newsroom setting with a semi-noisy environment
  • Communicates in person, by phone and by email
  • Works different shifts or longer shifts due to "breaking news" and severe weather emergencies. Willing and able to work weekends and holidays
  • Materials and equipment used: various studio and newsgathering television equipment, computers and computer-related equipment
  • Sits for long periods of time
  • Must be able to distinguish colors and discern sounds
  • May be required to lift up to 5 pounds


  • 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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A qualified applicant’s criminal history, if any, will be considered in a manner consistent with applicable laws, including local ordinances.

The pay for this position has a salary range of $96,300.00 to $205,100.00. 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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