Planning Editor - Spectrum News 1

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Full Time Raleigh, North Carolina Posted 06/11/2024 Business unit: Spectrum Networks Areas of interest: Content Development, Editorial, News Requisition Number: 2024-34901 NED140

Would you like to stay up to date on the latest news? Is a fast-paced environment something you'd thrive in? Spectrum News invites you to apply for the position of Planning Editor.

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. 


In this role, you’ll be is responsible for planning daily news, special events and story development. You will manage schedules, adjusting for daily and long-term coverage. You must stay up to date on Government and community agendas to follow on-going stories and plan accordingly. You may be asked to write and edit stories as well.  You’ll be part of a collaborative team that creates compelling, timely, and accurate content to connect with viewers across traditional and digital platforms.


  • Work closely with the newsroom managers and executive producers on covering big stories and planned events.
  • Working with reporters, creating stories and planning future stories.

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. If you’re a nimble, passionate team player, you’ll find a home on our team.


Required Qualifications

  • Experience: Experience in a television newsroom - 4+ years, previous experience as an Assignment Editor – 3+ years
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Communication or comparable television work experience preferred
  • Skills: Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills; ability to clearly communicate solutions; ability to relate well with diverse populations
  • Abilities: Ability to develop sources, ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and work under time pressure deadline, may be required to lift up to 5 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 different shifts, be flexible with schedule changes and able to cover stand-by responsibilities when assigned
  • Working Conditions: Works inside a climate-controlled environment throughout the year. Works in an open newsroom setting with a semi-noisy environment. Communicates in person, by phone and by email


  • 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
  • Total Rewards: See all the ways we invest in you—at work and in life

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