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Location: Austin
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

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.


  • 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
    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
      • 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
            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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