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Producer

Company: SPECTRUM
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

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
  • Work regularly with daily news staff to anticipate and produce special elements to enhance news coverage
  • Produce special programming, include live shows as needed
  • 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
  • Write and edit scripts
  • 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
  • Perform editing and control room functions as needed
  • Works in computerized newsroom environment
  • Performs other duties as assigned
    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
    Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
    • 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
        • 3+ Years television news experience
          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
            EOE
            Charter Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Veteran/Disability NPR320 290093 290093BR

Keywords: SPECTRUM, Austin , Producer, Other , Austin, Texas

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