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Digital Executive Producer- Spectrum Networks Maine

Portland, Maine

Spectrum Networks Producers are passionate about community, connection and presenting local stories in a unique and compelling way. which broadcasting brings together in unparalleled ways. When we talk about dedication to the craft, we’re talking about engaging viewers with diverse viewpoints and accurate, compelling, high-quality storytelling. We focus on delivering local and regional content to our communities, paying special attention to the stories that matter most to viewers. Flexibility, creativity, and strong editorial judgement are the hallmarks of success in Spectrum Networks. As a Producer, use these qualities to influence and inspire.

  • Job type: Full-time
  • Job level: Mid level opportunities
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  • Authentic
  • Passionate
  • Collaborator
  • Community
  • Local
  • Curious

Hear from our team

"I have worked for Spectrum for nearly three years, first as a weekend morning News Producer and now as a Special Projects Producer, and I feel like my future with Spectrum Networks is limitless. It’s exciting to be involved in new endeavors, and I’m grateful to be a part of it. We’re providing customers with dynamic original content, documentaries, and specials tailored to their own communities. Our leaders are a source of inspiration and always open to helping others grow. I appreciate the trust they show in me and the creative liberty they give me. Every day is different and my team is right there with me for the ride."

Victoria, Special Projects Producer

"Spectrum Networks does an amazing job reaching out to people, whether it’s delivering stories that matter to our customers on a 24/7 basis or joining community-wide housing and charitable projects. We can do things no other networks can, and I think that makes this a really special place. People can count on us. It’s a supportive environment. I know my managers are there for me, willing to work with me and catch me if I need help. They aren’t afraid to let me try something new. There are opportunities to learn from the best and chances to put my skills to the test, all with the comfort of knowing I have a strong group next to me. There’s nothing to lose and plenty to gain."

Brogan, Producer


Spectrum wants to help you get more out of life and take care of things outside the office to make life a little easier. We provide:

  • Career progression

    Advancement is a very real and achievable goal.

  • Retirement savings/401K

    We provide a 100% match for every dollar you contribute, up to 6% of your eligible pay.

  • Health benefits

    Medical, prescription drug, dental, and vision plans available.

  • Paid time off

    Paid vacation, sick and personal time, and holidays.

  • Access discounted company services

    You have the chance to use company services at little to no cost.

  • Education assistance

    Tuition reimbursement program for undergraduate and graduate level coursework.


Position Type: Full Time Location: United States - Maine - Portland Date Posted: Date posted 04/30/2021 Areas of interest: Digital, News, Production Requisition Number: 280773BR NPR570 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 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: We’re looking for an Executive Producer, Digital to oversee day-to-day content development across digital platforms, including but not limited to local news app, websites and social media. This person will lead an energetic and nimble team of digital content creators within a fast-paced newsroom and translate the day’s stories into highly-engaging, best-in-class content. Major responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Manage a team of digital content creators; collaborate with the newsroom (digital and linear) to identify stories of the day and plan coverage that is appropriate for various digital platforms
  • Maintain editorial oversight over digital platforms
  • Supervise and mentor digital team consisting of producers and associate producers
  • Maintain digital content calendar containing priority events, initiatives and opportunities
  • Establish data-driven approach to inform and build overall digital and social strategy and increase engagement
  • Guide the creation of video, photo and written digital content and interface with the Creative Services Department to further coordinate asset creation
  • Encourage adoption of Spectrum News style guide as well as SEO, photo and social best practices; provide content editing where necessary
  • Build consensus within the newsroom and coach the entire staff to “think digitally” when crafting content on a daily basis; encourage continuous collaboration between news and digital team
  • Operate a suite of software that includes the Dalet newsroom management system, web content management system; work with Digital Product team to create workflow efficiencies
  • Impeccable integrity and ability to support team in making tough journalistic calls in fast moving news cycles
  • Strong editorial kills
  • Must have ability to think outside the box to develop unique storytelling techniques
  • Must be able to collaborate with multi-platform teams – some of whom will be in other U.S. markets
  • Strong written and verbal communication, interpersonal, organizational skills
  • Ability to collaborate with senior newsroom leadership
  • Familiarity with the AP print writing style
  • Strong understanding of social media landscape and an active user
  • Experience with website/CMS platform management
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite and/or digital content software
  • Working knowledge of video production and post production techniques and software
  • A high level of attention to detail, particularly with spelling and grammar
Education & Experience:
5+ years producing news, sports, and/or lifestyles & entertainment digital content;
2+ years Management experience
Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications or related field preferred or equivalent work 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
  • Participation in an established on-call rotation

For more information on Spectrum’s benefits, please click here.

The health and safety of our employees and candidates is very important to us. Spectrum has adopted virtual mobile recruiting tools that allow us to continue meeting new candidates. We look forward to “virtually” meeting you.

The Spectrum brands (including Spectrum Networks, Spectrum Enterprise and Spectrum Reach) are powered and innovated by Charter Communications. Charter Communications reaffirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities for employment and advancement to qualified employees and applicants. Individuals will be considered for positions for which they meet the minimum qualifications and are able to perform without regard to race, color, gender, age, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.

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