Spectrum Networks is looking forenthusiastic, 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 Production Specialist with leadership quality and the ability to operate broadcast equipment such as cameras, audio, visuals, graphics and lighting. You should be able to communicate with control room and editorial staff to maintain studio processes and direct a team. In the absence of our Master Control Operator, you will cover duties. You may perform jobs such as operating teleprompter, editing news wheel content and monitoring commercial breaks.
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Ability to organize and manage shifting priorities under tight deadlines and in pressure situations
Ability to multi-task and adapt quickly to change
Effective interpersonal and verbal communication skills with the ability to clearly communicate with all levels within the organization and with external vendors
Demonstrated technical aptitude and experience with television control room and studio production technology including knowledge/skills with, audio mixers, robotic camera controls, production automation systems, newsroom editorial software, non-linear editing systems, satellite systems, bonded cellular systems, router systems and automated on-air play out systems
Familiarity with video switchers, character generators, DVE's and video servers.
Dependable self-starter who can operate consistently with a high degree of accuracy
Attention to detail
Ability to troubleshoot technical issues
Ability to work independently without direct supervision
Ability to train others
Proficiency in MS Word & Excel
Ability to work effectively within a team environment
Familiarity with master control operations and possess directing and technical directing skills
Familiarity with bonded cellular software and user interface
Promote teamwork within a positive work environment
Exhibit consistent leadership skills when performing directing duties
Demonstrated understanding/skills related to shot composition, lighting and aesthetics
Education & Experience:
College degree or technical discipline in television production or related field or comparable work experience
Television Production Experience - 3+ years
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™. ...