Full TimeOrlando, FloridaPosted 05/23/2022Business unit: Spectrum NetworksAreas of interest: Editorial, News, ProductionRequisition Number: 307096BRNPR105
Spectrum Networks is looking for enthusiastic, talented and driven individuals to join the best and brightest in gathering, producing and delivering stories that make a difference within a 24-hour breaking news environment! Our commitment is to engage viewers with relevant, timely news that's important to the local communities we serve.
Who we are: Spectrum Networks is a series of 27 hyper-local news and 9 regional sports networks owned and operated by Charter Communications, Inc. Spectrum Networks seeks to provide the most essential local news and information, cultivating relevant and thoughtful conversations that foster informed and engaged communities.
The Environment: Spectrum News is a 24-hour breaking news network which requires employees who are flexible and available to work various shift, including early morning, late evenings, weekends and holidays.
Being on our team means … You’re ready to inspire and be inspired! You’re passionate, creative and highly technical, driven to flourish in a competitive, fast-paced environment. You're fiercely accurate, with a desire to leverage your knowledge, skills and abilities to share news stories to viewers in our local communities. You're nimble, having the ability to pivot in an ever-changing workflow. You are a team player with a positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills. You have the ability to multi-task, meet tight deadlines and remain calm under pressure.
What we’re looking for: The Associate Producer will research and write news scripts for assigned shows and newscasts. Contribute to special features and stories. Participate in coordinating coverage of major stories, breaking news and specials.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.
Write news stories for an assigned show and/or newscast, ensuring content is factually correct and written in a clear and concise conversational style.
Verify stories are written to the pictures being edited and/or vice versa.
Assist producers with choosing content and selecting appropriate graphics.
Help prepare and develop news rundown.
Follow through on all assignments meeting required deadlines, including contributing to story ideas and development.
Fill-in producing shows and newscasts as needed.
Assist producer in timing the wheel.
Conduct pre-interviews and on-camera interviews.
Participate in shooting, scripting and editing, as directed and needed.
Perform editing functions as needed.
Work in a computerized newsroom environment.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Strong broadcast news writing ability, including tease writing
Strong attention to detail
Solid news judgement and passion for news
Knowledge of current events and industry trends
Familiarity with the local market
Knowledge of social media platforms
Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and work under time pressure deadline
Working knowledge of general office computer software, newsroom software and basic non-linear editing systems preferred
Ability to anticipate situations and meet strict deadlines
Ability to work effectively within a team environment and interact with all personnel within the organization
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills and ability to clearly communicate solutions
Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications or related field or comparable television work experience preferred
2 years of Television news writing experience
Our Culture: Every employee is an influencer and culture keeper. We expect respectful communication (despite pressure), openness to feedback, an eagerness to learn, and an overall positive attitude! Roles may require the following:
Overtime may be required to meet deadlines
Varying schedule due to, breaking news and/or daily news coverage requirements
Provide 24x7, 365 days per year, on-call support. May entail phone or physical presence at the facility for equipment failure or other disasters. This includes, but is not limited to equipment and power failures, loss of contracted services, storms or severe weather, and schedule conflicts
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