Spectrum Networks is looking for an 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:an Associate Producer to research and write news scripts for assigned shows and newscasts. Contribute to special features and stories. Participate in coordinating coverage of major stories, breaking news and specials.


  • Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.
  • Write news stories for an assigned show and/or newscast, ensuring content is factually correct and written in a clear and concise conversational style.
  • Verify stories are written to the pictures being edited and/or vice versa.
  • Assist producers with choosing content and selecting appropriate graphics.
  • Help prepare and develop news rundown.
  • Follow through on all assignments meeting required deadlines, including contributing to story ideas and development.
  • Fill-in producing shows and newscasts as needed.
  • Assist producer in timing the wheel.
  • Conduct pre-interviews and on-camera interviews.
  • Participate in shooting, scripting and editing, as directed and needed.
  • Perform editing functions as needed.
  • Work in a computerized newsroom environment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Strong broadcast news writing ability, including tease writing
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Solid news judgement and passion for news
  • Knowledge of current events and industry trends
  • Familiarity with the local market
  • Knowledge of social media platforms
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and work under time pressure deadline
  • Working knowledge of general office computer software, newsroom software and basic non-linear editing systems preferred
  • Ability to anticipate situations and meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment and interact with all personnel within the organization
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills and ability to clearly communicate solutions

Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications or related field or comparable television work experience preferred



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