Produce special content for various platforms including both individual elements inside coverage and/or special coverage/programs including; documentaries, investigative pieces, magazine, arts, cultural & entertainment. This may relate to important daily news coverage, franchise, feature, or special event coverage.

Produce compelling and/or long form programming that may include original programming, magazine, arts and culture, entertainment, theatrical, investigative pieces and documentaries

Identify and pitch story ideas and/or work on assigned stories

Develop, cultivate and maintain contacts/sources

Work regularly with daily news producing staff to anticipate and produce special elements to enhance news coverage

Collaborate with partners both inside and outside of Spectrum Networks

Work closely with other department members to produce stories

Field produce as needed

Perform editing and control room functions as required

Create, research, shoot and edit original content, documentaries, arts and entertainment and in-studio interviews

Work with outside organization and sources to develop story ideas

Write and edit scripts

Produce special programming, including live shows, as needed

Perform other duties as assigned


Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

Ability to read, write, speak and understand English

Interpersonal skills; has contact with media and general public with excellent collaboration skills and the ability to work effectively within a team environment and interact with all personnel within the organization

Ability to shoot and edit video

Familiarity with the local market

Familiarity with IRE best practices

Knowledge of social media platforms

Communication and collaboration skills; demonstrated excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

Attention to detail

Must be able to work rapidly and accurately

Ability to anticipate situations, meet strict deadlines, organize and manage multiple priorities

Knowledge of current events and industry trends

Pro-active with demonstrated enthusiasm in dealing with breaking news and high-stress situations

Ability to effectively train others

Strong knowledge of general office computer software, newsroom software and non-linear editing system

Complex editing skills

Knowledge of legal standards to ensure editorial guidelines of all segments

Must be able and willing to work different shifts and be flexible with schedule changes


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

Related Work Experience Number of Years

Television news producing experience 5+

Documentaries producing experience 3+

Investigative Producing 3+


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

Must be able to distinguish colors and discern sounds



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