Columbus, Ohio

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 a 24-hour breaking news environment! Our commitment is to engage viewers with relevant, timely news that's important to the local communities we serve.
Who we are: 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.
The Environment: Spectrum News is a 24-hour news network which requires employees who are flexible and available to work various shift, including early morning, late evenings, weekends and holidays.
Being on our team means Youre ready to inspire and be inspired! Youre passionate, creative and highly technical, driven to flourish in a competitive, fast-paced environment. You're fiercely accurate, with a desire to leverage your knowledge, skills and abilities to share news stories to viewers in our local communities. 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. You have the ability to multi-task, meet tight deadlines and remain calm under pressure.
What were looking for: The Creative Services Producer handles all facets of creative services production requests. The producer manages projects through all the phases of production and delivery. The projects require a detail-oriented person that can create, write, edit and produce on-air promotional spots and campaigns, from initial concept to finished product. Works closely with the Creative Services Director, News and Graphics Department to determine what needs to be promoted and what program elements need to be produced.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.
  • Write and edit spots for air, and concept ideas for print/radio/web
  • Produce Media Sales billboards and tagged spots.
  • Research and acquire video, direct VO sessions, choose music and incorporate graphic elements in their work.
  • Coordinate sponsorships and promo placement.
  • Produce various graphic elements for promotion (working with graphic dept.).
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Exceptional organizational and multi-project management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to shoot and direct
  • Hands on experience with Final Cut Pro/Premiere Pro a must
  • Working knowledge of Illustrator, Photoshop, and After Effects (a plus)
  • Knowledge of legal restrictions when working with news content
  • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management
  • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Willingness to work weekends, nightsand long hours
Education & Experience:
  • High School diploma required; Bachelors degree in Broadcast Journalism, Marketing, or related field or comparable television work experience preferred
  • 2+ years work experience in television news or production 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! Roles may require the following:
  • Overtime may be required to meet deadlines
  • Varying schedule due to, breaking news and/or daily news coverage requirements
  • Provide 24x7, 365 days per year, on-call support. May entail phone or physical presence at the facility for equipment failure or other disasters. This includes, but is not limited to equipment and power failures, loss of contracted services, storms or severe weather, and schedule conflicts
  • Participation in an established on-call rotation

Columbus, Ohio

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.  

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