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: As a Digital Producer, you will actively immerse yourself in building your craft by staying on track with breaking news, building content and tracking social metrics. Our producers will have hands-on experience in the newsroom, attending regular meetings while collaborating with producers across all of Spectrum Networks. You are expected to stay consistent with AP print style, composing scripts and applying SEO techniques.
This Digital Producer will be responsible for producing content from Spectrum News’ Washington Bureau for digital products, including assigned news channels’ websites, mobile apps and social media sites. Work with Washington reporters to turn their stories into robust digital content. Attend editorial meetings with both National Digital team and Washington Bureau to stay synced with all ongoing and breaking news priorities and provide suggestions for digital content extensions
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Demonstrated proficiency at multi-tasking and must have the ability to prioritize, work independently and meet strict deadlines
Interpersonal: has contact with media and public with excellent collaboration skills and the ability to work effectively within a team environment and interact with all personnel within the organization
Attention to detail
Ability to work rapidly and accurately
Knowledge of current events and industry trends
Operate Adobe CQ5 and Experience Manager content management system for publication of stories
Knowledge of HTML and broad-based computer applications is strongly preferred
Basic knowledge of Photoshop
Pro-active, self-directed, enthusiastic in dealing with breaking news and high-stress situations
Familiarity with internet publishing workflow, including experience with a content management system, image editing software, video editing tools and social media platforms
Ability to tell engaging stories in the digital space by adding video assets, photos, social, etc.
Ability to work under time pressure deadlines
Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications or related field or comparable television work experience
3+ years of editorial experience producing online news, sports and lifestyle content preferred
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!
Spectrum Networks is a series of 27 hyper-local news and 9 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.