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Full Time Raleigh, North Carolina Posted 11/21/2022 Business unit: Spectrum Networks Areas of interest: Editorial, News Requisition Number: 320131BR NED600
Responsible for leading and strengthening our editorial strategy for storytelling, oversee story development, planning, production and execution by our team of producers and multimedia journalists.
Manage high performing team by leading, developing, training and providing effective coaching to attract and foster talent.

Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.

Provide leadership and editorial strategy to the team responsible for producing video content that brings our reporting to life.

Responsible for the look, feel, and style of Spectrum Networks’ storytelling as well as the editorial strategy.

Managing a team of talented producers and video journalists, guiding them to harness their storytelling ability and visual style from pitch to editing.

Responsible for holding team accountable to organization expectations, including disciplinary matters.

Identifying immediate, newsworthy, for quick-turn and long-form production and provide leadership for editorial direction.

Provide support to our writers and editors in making tough journalistic calls in fast-moving news cycles.

Develop and execute on ideas that can expand Spectrum Networks current audiences in a deeply collaborative, transparent setting.

Collaboratively work with in-house product/platform teams to figure out more ways to increase the reach of our journalism

Recruit, hire, train and manage department staff. Conduct performance evaluations for direct reports.

Manage high performing teams by leading, developing, training and providing effective coaching to attract and foster talent.

Maintain a positive work environment by motivating and communicating in a professional manner.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Demonstrated ability to lead people and obtain results through others
Ability to anticipate situations and plan over short and long terms
Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
Ability to build relationships and motivate
Problem analysis skills and problem resolution skills at both a strategic and a functional level
Knowledge of all aspects of local news programming, especially social media
Ability to apply an understanding of the evolving digital media landscape
Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills with the ability to produce clear and concise written analysis and reports
Ability to promote product within the company and throughout the area
Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
Ability to analyze and interpret data
Ability to effectively present information to management
Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure
Ability to show judgment and initiative and to accomplish job duties
Ability to think strategically and anticipate future trends, needs and expectations
Strong business planning and forecasting skills
Strong analytic, organizational, and problem solving skills
Proven leadership and mentoring skills
Ability to analyze data and develop and present data driven reports

Bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism, management or related field or comparable television management work experience

Related Work Experience preferred Number of Years
News management experience 8-10
Management experience 5+
Affiliate television station or cable station experience preferred

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
Ability to work different shifts and be flexible with schedule changes
May be required to lift up to 5 pounds

NED600 320131 320131BR

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