Apply NowDate posted 11/28/2017Requisition Number: 205234BRLocation: United States - North Carolina - RaleighArea of Interest: Cable Television Production, Editorial, Network Television Production, News, Television/ProgrammingPosition Type: Full Time
Spectrum News North Carolina is available on channels 14 and 200 and in the western foothills of North Carolina on channels 2, 14 and 711 exclusively on Spectrum for customers in North Carolina. Spectrum News North Carolina serves the Triad (Greensboro, Winston-Salem and High Point), Wilmington, Charlotte and the Triangle (Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill) markets and provides 24-hour local news, politics, features and weather seven days a week.
The 24-hour news channel shares content with its sister channels in the Spectrum News Networks family: Spectrum News channels in upstate New York (Albany, Hudson Valley, Syracuse, Binghamton, Buffalo), New York City, New York; in Austin and San Antonio, Texas and in Tampa and Orlando, Florida.
JOB SUMMARY Responsible for producing content for assigned shows and newscast. Contribute to special features and stories. Participate in coordinating coverage of major stories, breaking news and specials.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Produces assigned newscasts and news inserts making decisions on story lineup, video/audio elements, graphics and timing to construct show.
Writes news stories for an assigned newscasts; ensuring content is factually correct and written in a clear and concise conversational style.
Ability to produce live or recorded newscasts.
Verifies stories are written to the pictures being edited and/or vice versa.
Follows through on all assignments meeting required deadlines according to the Executive Producer’s instructions.
Works with associate producers to create the newscast product.
Produces special programming as needed.
Works in computerized newsroom environment.
Performs other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
Strong broadcast news writing ability.
Ability to anticipate situations and meet strict deadlines.
Interpersonal skills and excellent collaboration skills.
Ability to work effectively within a team environment and interact with all personnel within the organization.
Knowledge of current events and industry trends.
Attention to detail.
Familiarity with the local market.
Knowledge of social media platforms.
Must be able to work rapidly and accurately.
Working knowledge of general office computer software, newsroom software and basic non-linear editing systems a plus.
Basic editing skills.
Must be able and willing to work different shifts and be flexible with schedule changes.
Education/Related Work Experience
High School diploma required; Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field or comparable television work experience preferred.
3 + Television news experience.
Normal office environment.
Works primarily inside a climate controlled environment throughout the year but might be assigned field duties on occasion.
Works in an open newsroom setting with a semi-noisy environment.
May be required to lift up to 5 pounds.
EOE Charter Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Veteran/Disability
More on Spectrum: 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, current unemployment status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws. Charter Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Current Unemployment Status.