Full TimeOrlando, FloridaPosted 01/24/2024Business unit: Spectrum NetworksAreas of interest: Editorial, NewsRequisition Number: 2023-24454NJR310
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.
BE PART OF THE CONNECTION
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.
WHAT OUR MULTIMEDIA JOURNALISTS ENJOY MOST
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.
WHAT YOU’LL BRING TO SPECTRUM NEWS
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
Experience working in a 24-hour news channel
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
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: 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
Here, employees don’t just have jobs, they build careers. That’s why we believe in offering a comprehensive pay and benefits package that rewards employees for their contributions to our success, supports all aspects of their well-being, and delivers real value at every stage of life.
A qualified applicant’s criminal history, if any, will be considered in a manner consistent with applicable laws, including local ordinances.
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