Producer, Segments

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



Posting Job Description JOB SUMMARY The Segment Producer pitches story ideas; researches, arranges guest appearances; pre-interviews guests, assembles elements (b-roll, graphics, lower thirds) to accompany the segments; contributes content for the channel digital platforms/app as well as the show podcast. MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES * Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience. * 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 the segments. * 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 linear and digital content; research, book, pre-interview, and assemble elements to enhance the 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. REQUIRED 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 Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field or comparable work experience preferred Related Work Experience 5+ Years television news producing experience 3+ Years documentaries producing experience 3+ Years investigative Producing WORKING CONDITIONS * 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 EOE Charter Communication is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Veteran/Disability

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