Technical Director - Spectrum News

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Full Time Raleigh, North Carolina Posted 06/10/2024 Business unit: Spectrum Networks Areas of interest: News, Technical Operations Requisition Number: 2024-34896 NOP155

Are you a creative storyteller with a passion for news and media? Do you want to help keep local communities informed? Apply to be a Technical Director at Spectrum News.

Part of Charter Communications, 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


As Technical Director, you’ll be responsible for assisting producers to create beautiful, visually compelling broadcasts and ensuring that everything runs smoothly. You will work closely with all members of the production team to produce a polished final product that informs and inspires our audience. You will also help train new employees and lead production teams assigned to cover news or sporting events. You’ll be part of a collaborative team that creates compelling, timely, and accurate content to connect with viewers across traditional and digital platforms.


  • Planning and executing high-quality broadcasts that inform local communities
  • Creating news that hooks and holds our audience’s attention
  • Leading a safe environment where the team can share ideas, build strong relationships, and learn together

As a part of Spectrum News, you’re creative, highly technical, and ready to bring your community’s stories 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 fast-paced in a 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: Production environment - 3+ years
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in television production, or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Technical Skills: Strong technical aptitude and experience with television control room and studio production technology including video switchers, audio mixers, character generators, DVE’s, robotic camera controls, production automation systems, newsroom editorial software, and automated on-air playout systems
  • Skills: Competent understanding/skills related to shot composition, lighting and aesthetics, excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills with the ability to clearly communicate solutions
  • Abilities: Requires adaptability, enthusiasm, initiative, ability to handle criticism, even temperament, and a positive approach to problem solving, lift/push/pull/maneuver equipment up to 50 pounds
  • Schedule: Ability to work different or longer shifts due to “breaking news” and severe weather emergencies, ability to work weekends and holidays

Working Conditions

  • Semi-noisy office environment
  • Lift/push/pull/maneuver equipment up to 50 pounds


  • 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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NOP155 2024-34896 2024

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