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Producer, Segments - Spectrum News 1 SoCal
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Producer, Segments - Spectrum News 1 SoCal

• Intermediate Level

Summary

The Segments Producer will 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.

Category Producers 
Location Greater Los Angeles Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Mar 21, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • 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
Qualifications:
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
Education & Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field or comparable work experience preferred
  • 5+ years’ experience of television news producing
  • 3+ years’ experience of Documentaries producing
  • 3+ years’ experience of Investigative producing
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

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
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