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Senior Producer - Spectrum News Albany

Syracuse, New York

Spectrum Networks Producers are passionate about community, connection and presenting local stories in a unique and compelling way. When we talk about dedication to the craft, we're talking about engaging viewers with diverse viewpoints and accurate, compelling, high-quality storytelling. We focus on delivering local and regional content to our communities, paying special attention to the stories that matter most to viewers. Flexibility, creativity, and strong editorial judgement are the hallmarks of success in Spectrum Networks. As a Producer, use these qualities to influence and inspire.

  • Job type: Full-time
  • Job level: Mid level opportunities
  • Company benefits

Success profile

What makes a successful Spectrum Networks Producer? Check out our top traits to see if you have the right mix.

  • Authentic
  • Passionate
  • Collaborator
  • Community
  • Local
  • Curious

Hear from our team

"I have worked for Spectrum for nearly three years, first as a weekend morning News Producer and now as a Special Projects Producer, and I feel like my future with Spectrum Networks is limitless. It's exciting to be involved in new endeavors, and I'm grateful to be a part of it. We're providing customers with dynamic original content, documentaries, and specials tailored to their own communities. Our leaders are a source of inspiration and always open to helping others grow. I appreciate the trust they show in me and the creative liberty they give me. Every day is different and my team is right there with me for the ride."

Victoria, Special Projects Producer

"Spectrum Networks does an amazing job reaching out to people, whether it's delivering stories that matter to our customers on a 24/7 basis or joining community-wide housing and charitable projects. We can do things no other networks can, and I think that makes this a really special place. People can count on us. It's a supportive environment. I know my managers are there for me, willing to work with me and catch me if I need help. They aren't afraid to let me try something new. There are opportunities to learn from the best and chances to put my skills to the test, all with the comfort of knowing I have a strong group next to me. There's nothing to lose and plenty to gain."

Brogan, Producer

Rewards

Spectrum wants to help you get more out of life and take care of things outside the office to make life a little easier. We provide:

  • Career progression

    Advancement is a very real and achievable goal.

  • Retirement savings/401K

    We provide a 100% match for every dollar you contribute, up to 6% of your eligible pay.

  • Health benefits

    Medical, prescription drug, dental, and vision plans available.

  • Paid time off

    Paid vacation, sick and personal time, and holidays.

  • Access discounted company services

    You have the chance to use company services at little to no cost.

  • Education assistance

    Tuition reimbursement program for undergraduate and graduate level coursework.

Responsibilities

Position Type: Full Time Location: Syracuse, New York Date Posted: Date posted 05/23/2022 Areas of interest: Editorial, News, Production Requisition Number: 309237BR-3 Business unit: Spectrum Networks NPR312

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:  A Senior Producer has a creative eye for original content and coverage of major stories, breaking news and specials. You are responsible for making decisions to ensure the live broadcasts are factually correct and concise. You will act as a supervisor for specific shifts, working alongside Associate and Executive Producers.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Strong broadcast news writing ability, including tease writing
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Solid news judgement and passion for news
  • Knowledge of current events and industry trends
  • Familiarity with the local market
  • Knowledge of social media platforms
  • Must be able to work rapidly and accurately
  • Leads and assigns the work of others
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and work under time pressure deadline
  • Working knowledge of general office computer software, newsroom software and basic non-linear editing systems
  • Ability to anticipate situations and meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment and interact with all personnel within the organization
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills and ability to clearly communicate solutions

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, communications or related field or comparable television work experience preferred
  • 4+ years of Television news producing experience
  • 3+ years of Line producing experience

Working Conditions:

  • 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
  • Ability to work various shifts, longer shifts, weekends and holidays, and be flexible with schedule changes due to "breaking news", and/or severe weather emergencies
  • Must be able to lift up to 5 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!

NPR312 309237-3 309237BR

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