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: A Managing Editor who is skilled in supervising and coordinating the activities of our news gathering staff. Your job will be to approve story ideas, assign work to reporters and assist our Executive Producers on making decisions. You will be in direct communication with the assignment desk to determine which stories take priority.
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Ability to lead people and obtain results through others
Ability to anticipate situations and plan over a one- to two-year time span
Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
Effective interpersonal skills; ability to build relationships and motivate
Problem analysis and problem resolution skills at both a strategic and a functional level
Knowledge of all aspects of local news programming, especially social media
Effective communication skills with the ability to produce clear and concise written analysis and reports
Ability to promote product within the company and throughout the area
Demonstrated in-depth MS Office proficiency
Education & Experience:
Required Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, Management or related field or comparable television management work experience
Required News or editing experience - 5+ years
Required Management experience - 2+ years
Preferred Experience at an affiliate television station or cable station
Works primarily inside a climate-controlled environment throughout the year but might be assigned field duties on occasion
Works in an open newsroom setting with a semi-noisy environment
Ability to work different shifts and be flexible with schedule changes
May be required to lift up to 5 pounds
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!
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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™. ...