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 television. The Studio Operations Tech I will support live and taped studio based programming by operating in a variety of technical roles. Experience working in a technical, live environment is strongly preferred.
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 in training programs and initiatives to further develop technical skills and contribute to the team.
Administrative duties include proper timecard entry, generating daily reports and effectively communicating with management on a daily basis.
Ability to follow through on assignments.
Assists with breaking news coverage and last minute programming changes as necessary.
Responsible for representing the station in a professional manner.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Operations (Tactical Responsibilities)
Operates technical positions such as: Lighting, Video Shading, Audio Assist, Studio or ENG Cameras, and Robotic Camera positions during live and/or studio productions as requested.
Other technical duties and assignments as assigned.
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
Ability to learn technical workflows is required.
Knowledge of television production equipment and software is preferred.
Knowledge of studio-based production and postproduction techniques preferred.
Proficient with streaming technologies (TVU Networks, LiveU, Dejero) preferred.
Strong understanding of a New’s organization’s goals and objectives.
Must be willing and able to learn, understand, and grow with the business.
Team-oriented in a highly collaborative environment.
Able to execute tasks in a high-pressure environment while being held accountable for actions and results. Take ownership of situations and lead issues to resolution.
Positive, collaborative and good communication skills with a strong desire to learn and identify ways to support the team will make the ideal candidate successful.
Must be available to work a variety of schedules including weekends to meet production and broadcast deadlines.
Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines. Willingness to work nights, weekends, flexible hours, work on location, etc.
Proficiency in Outlook, Word & Excel.
Education & Experience:
College diploma or university degree in the field of Communications, Broadcasting, Radio/TV/Film, Engineering and/or a minimum 1-3 years equivalent work experience.
Travel depending upon project needs. Ability to travel with short notice.
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.
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. Overtime may be required to meet deadlines.
Office and Studio environments.
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Here, employees don’t just have jobs, they build careers. That’s why we believe in offering a comprehensive pay and benefits package that rewards employees for their contributions to our success, supports all aspects of their well-being, and delivers real value at every stage of life.
The pay for this position has a salary range of $20.00 to $40.60. The actual salary offer will carefully consider a wide range of factors, including your skills, qualifications, experience and location. Also, certain positions are eligible for additional forms of compensation such as bonuses.
Spectrum's Product and Services are powered and innovated by Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR), the leading broadband communications company and the second-largest cable operator 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™. ...