El Segundo, California

Spectrum Networks is looking for passionate, talented and driven individuals with an eagerness to join the best and most dedicated in gathering, producing and delivering live sporting events and ancillary programming. Our commitment is to engage viewers with relevant and timely information about the teams they love.

What is Spectrum Networks: Spectrum Networks is a growing organization, home of 27 Local News Channels nationwide and 9 Local/Regional Sports Channels, inclusive of 3 Los Angeles based Sports Networks. Spectrum Networks is the news and sports division of Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR), the leading broadband communications company and the second-largest cable operator in the United States.

The Spectrum Sports Environment: Spectrum Sports employs the industries best sports TV makers and technological innovators. Employees are required to be flexible and available to work various shifts throughout the day, including mornings, late evenings, weekends and holidays as we strives to connect viewers to their home teams. Spectrum Sports broadcast live sporting events for various professional, collegiate and high school sports teams most notably the Lakers, Dodgers, Galaxy, Sparks, WCC and CIF State Championships in the Los Angeles area.

Spectrum Networks Employees: are passionate and driven, and can thrive in a competitive, fast-paced and fiercely accurate sports reporting environment. They are creative and/or highly technical with a desire to leverage their knowledge, skills and abilities to share team stories with depth and access. They are nimble and learn quickly, enabling themselves to pivot when new information is acquired within an ever-changing environment. They are team players with positive attitudes and strong interpersonal skills. They have the ability to multi-task, meet tight deadlines and remain calm under pressure.

What we’re looking for: Spectrum Networks is looking for a talented individual that is passionate about creating news and sports television. The Studio Operations Tech II will support all live and taped studio based programming by operating in a variety of technical roles. Experience working in a technical, live environment is required.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Displays proficient technical skills across multiple key operating positions while adhering to high production standards.
Supports Director and Technical Directors during all live and pre-taped productions originating from the broadcast facility.
Acts professionally and as a positive force in the team environment.
Participates and leads some training programs and initiatives to create a stronger team environment.
Administrative duties include proper timecard entry, generating daily reports and effectively communicating with management on a daily basis.
Assists with breaking news coverage and last minute programming changes as necessary.
Other duties as assigned.

Operations (Tactical Responsibilities)
Operates technical positions daily, such as: Video Shading, Audio, Audio Assist, Playback, Replay, Chyron, Camera and Robotic Camera positions during live events and/or studio productions as requested.
Other technical duties and assignments as assigned.
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
Knowledge of television production equipment and software is required.
Knowledge of studio-based production and post production techniques required.
Understanding of technical workflows is required.
Positive, collaborative and unselfish interpersonal skills with strong verbal, written communication skills, including the ability to effectively convey requests and ideas to editors, graphic and audio designers, talent, etc., are required.

Preferred Qualifications:
Familiarity working with Dalet production workflow is a plus.
Strong understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.
Must be willing and able to learn, understand, and grow with the business.
Bachelor’s degree, 3-5 years practical training and experience in sports TV production and strong sports knowledge is preferred however the right combination of these will be considered.
Team-oriented in a highly collaborative environment.
Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines.
Flexible during times of change.
Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language.
Able to execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
Proficiency in Word & Excel with basic math skills.
Familiarity with graphics & editing programs is a plus.
Proficiency in Spanish and English is a plus.
Good organizational and project coordination skills are necessary, including the ability to compile materials. Good problem solving skills and the ability to multitask and work effectively under changing priorities and time constraints.
Willingness to work nights, weekends, flexible hours, work on location, etc.

Education & Experience:
College diploma or university degree in the field of Communications, Broadcasting, Radio/TV/Film, Engineering and/or a minimum 3-5 years equivalent work experience.
3-5 years equivalent work experience

Spectrum Networks believes every employee is an influencer and culture keeper. We expect respectful communication, openness to feedback, an eagerness to learn and grow, and an overall positive attitude.

Roles may require the following:
Sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time.
Overtime may be required in meet deadlines.
Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and to handle other computer components.
On-call availability for 24x7, 365 days a year.
Office environment

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El Segundo, California

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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