Producer

Spectrum News Charlotte

Posted Nov. 8, 2017

Location: Charlotte, N.C.

Job status: Full-time
Salary:

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for producing content for assigned shows and newscast. Contribute to special features and stories. Participate in coordinating coverage of major stories, breaking news and specials.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Produces assigned newscasts and news inserts making decisions on story lineup, video/audio elements, graphics and timing to construct show
  • Writes news stories for an assigned newscasts; ensuring content is factually correct and written in a clear and concise conversational style
  • Ability to produce live or recorded newscasts
  • Verifies stories are written to the pictures being edited and/or vice versa
  • Follows through on all assignments meeting required deadlines according to the Executive Producer’s instructions
  • Works with associate producers to create the newscast product
  • Produces special programming as needed
  • Works in computerized newsroom environment
  • Performs other duties as assigned


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
Strong broadcast news writing ability
Ability to anticipate situations and meet strict deadlines
Interpersonal skills and excellent collaboration skills
Ability to work effectively within a team environment and interact with all personnel within the organization
Knowledge of current events and industry trends
Attention to detail
Familiarity with the local market
Knowledge of social media platforms
Must be able to work rapidly and accurately
Working knowledge of general office computer software, newsroom software and basic non-linear editing systems a plus
Basic editing skills
Must be able and willing to work different shifts and be flexible with schedule changes

Education
High School diploma required; Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field or comparable television work experience preferred

Related Work Experience Number of Years
Television news experience 3+

Working Conditions
Normal office environment
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
May be required to lift up to 5 pounds

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Please apply online @ http://bit.ly/2xtOiXp

EOE
Charter Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Veteran/Disability