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Full Time Raleigh, North Carolina Posted 05/17/2022 Business unit: Spectrum Networks Areas of interest: Content Development, News, Production Requisition Number: 311938BR NJR305

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 our community! Our commitment is to engage viewers with relevant, character-driven stories that are important to the local communities we serve.

Who we are: Spectrum Networks is a series of 30 + local news and 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 operates in a 24-hour news cycle which can require employees to be flexible and available to work various shifts, 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 tell amazing stories that mean something to our communities. You're fiercely accurate, with a desire to leverage your knowledge, skills and abilities to share news stories across multiple platforms. 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.

What we’re looking for: An Anchor to perform on-air responsibilities for an assigned newscast. You will present local news and feature reports. Anchors will be able to conduct research and interviews, support journalists and edit coverage to create compelling and impactful stories. You will deliver scripted and ad-lib material with professionalism, personality and purpose.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Demonstrated ability to lead people and obtain results through others
  • Ability to summarize information into easy-to-understand components
  • Must have strong on-camera skills with the ability to read narration effectively
  • Familiar with editing news videos
  • Ad-lib capability and ability to handle breaking news on-air
  • Must be adept at social media
  • Demonstrated active live shot experience
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and work under time pressure deadlines
  • Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; ability to clearly communicate solutions; ability to relate well with diverse populations and age groups
  • Ability to interface with internal company personnel
  • Requires adaptability, enthusiasm, initiative and a positive approach to problem solving
  • Able to work under pressure deadlines

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications or related field or comparable work experience required
  • 5-7 years of Television news anchoring experience required
  • Experience working in a 24-hour news channel preferred

Working Conditions:

  • Works inside in a climate-controlled environment but may be assigned to field duties and be subjected to various weather conditions that could include extreme heat or cold conditions.
  • Work different shifts or longer shifts due to "breaking news" and severe weather emergencies and able to work weekends and holidays
  • Lifting and carrying up to 30 pounds

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!

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