Producer, Segments - Military Veterans

at Spectrum
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Austin, TX

Produce special content for various platforms including both individual elements inside coverage and/or special coverage/programs including; documentaries, investigative pieces, magazine, arts, cultural & entertainment. This may relate to important daily news coverage, franchise, feature, or special event coverage.

Produce compelling and/or long form programming that may include original programming, magazine, arts and culture, entertainment, theatrical, investigative pieces and documentaries

Identify and pitch story ideas and/or work on assigned stories

Develop, cultivate and maintain contacts/sources

Work regularly with daily news producing staff to anticipate and produce special elements to enhance news coverage

Collaborate with partners both inside and outside of Spectrum Networks

Work closely with other department members to produce stories

Field produce as needed

Perform editing and control room functions as required

Create, research, shoot and edit original content, documentaries, arts and entertainment and in-studio interviews

Work with outside organization and sources to develop story ideas

Write and edit scripts

Produce special programming, including live shows, as needed

Perform other duties as assigned

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Interpersonal skills; has contact with media and general public with excellent collaboration skills and the ability to work effectively within a team environment and interact with all personnel within the organization
Ability to shoot and edit video
Familiarity with the local market
Familiarity with IRE best practices
Knowledge of social media platforms
Communication and collaboration skills; demonstrated excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
Attention to detail
Must be able to work rapidly and accurately
Ability to anticipate situations, meet strict deadlines, organize and manage multiple priorities
Knowledge of current events and industry trends
Pro-active with demonstrated enthusiasm in dealing with breaking news and high-stress situations
Ability to effectively train others
Strong knowledge of general office computer software, newsroom software and non-linear editing system
Complex editing skills
Knowledge of legal standards to ensure editorial guidelines of all segments
Must be able and willing to work different shifts and be flexible with schedule changes

Bachelors degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field or comparable work experience preferred

Related Work Experience
5+ Television news producing experience
3+ Documentaries producing experience
3+ Investigative producing experience

Works primarily inside a climate controlled environment throughout the year but might be assigned field duties on
Works in an open newsroom setting with a semi-noisy environment
May be required to lift up to 5 pounds
Must be able to distinguish colors and discern sounds

Charter Communication is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Veteran/Disability

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Austin, TX

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Spectrum's Product and Services are powered and innovated by Charter Communications, Inc. the leading broadband communications company in the United States. Our company provides a full range of advanced broadband services, including Spectrum TV™ video entertainment programming, Spectrum Internet™ access, and Spectrum Voice™. Spectrum Business® similarly provides scalable, tailored, and cost-effective broadband communications solutions to business organizations, such as business-to-business Internet access, data networking, business telephone, video and music entertainment services, and wireless backhaul. The advertising sales and production services are sold under the Spectrum Reach™ brand. News and sports networks are operated under the Spectrum Networks brand.  

Our commitment to serving customers and exceeding their expectations is the bedrock of our business strategy and it’s the philosophy that guides our more than 95,000 employees.

Your next career can be as impactful as your last one. As a veteran or active military service person, you have the skills, talent, and training to make a difference at Spectrum. More than 11,000 veterans have already found a home at our advanced TV, Internet, Voice and Mobile company. You can find yours, too, in areas like Technical Operations, Field Operations, Network Operations, Construction, Engineering, Sales, and more. When you join us, you join a company dedicated to you and your success.