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SENIOR PRODUCER, MORNINGS ON 1

$0 to $/Hour

Intermediate Level

Summary

What we’re looking for: Spectrum Networks is looking for a Senior Producer for Mornings on 1 who will be 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. This person will be called upon to act in a supervisory role as needed for specific shifts.

Job Description

What we’re looking for: Spectrum Networks is looking for a Senior Producer for Mornings on 1 who will be 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. This person will be called upon to act in a supervisory role as needed for specific shifts.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Qualifications:
Produces for assigned newscasts and news inserts making decisions on story lineup, video/audio elements, graphics and timing to construct show taking guidance from Executive Producers, Assistant News Director, Assignment Manager and/or News Director
Writes news stories for an assigned newscasts; ensuring content is factually correct and written in a clear and concise conversational style before submitting to Executive Producer for final newscast clearance
Ability to produce live or recorded newscasts
Initiates on-air protocol when breaking news decision is made
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 and Producers to create the newscast product
Provides specifics on newscast content for Producers and Associate Producers
Produces special programming as needed
Assists in training new hires as needed
Performs other duties as assigned

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Skills/Abilities and 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 & Experience:
High School diploma required; Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field or comparable television work experience preferred
5+ years of editorial experience producing news, sports and lifestyle content

Our Culture: Every employee is an influencer and culture keeper. We expect respectful communication (despite pressure), openness to feedback, an eagerness to learn, and an overall positive attitude! Roles may require the following:
Overtime may be required to meet deadlines
Varying schedule due to, breaking news and/or daily news coverage requirements
Provide 24x7, 365 days per year, on-call support. May entail phone or physical presence at the facility for equipment failure or other disasters. This includes, but is not limited to equipment and power failures, loss of contracted services, storms or severe weather, and schedule conflicts
The health and safety of our employees and candidates is very important to us. Spectrum has adopted virtual mobile recruiting tools that allow us to continue meeting new candidates. We look forward to “virtually” meeting you.

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Category
Producers 
Location
Greater New York City Area
Time Period
4 Days
Start Date
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Job Type
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Weekly Limit
0
Shift
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Skills
  • Producers