PRODUCTION SPECIALIST I- NEWS 13
Date posted 06/05/2018
Requisition Number: 218201BR
Location: United States - Florida - Orlando
Area of Interest: Cable Television Production, Engineering/Technical Operations, Network Television Production, News, Production
Position Type: Full Time
Spectrum Networks is looking for enthusiastic, talented and driven individuals to join the best and brightest in gathering, producing and delivering news that make a difference within a 24-hour breaking news environment!
Spectrum News is a 24-hour breaking news network which requires employees who are flexible and available to work various shift, including early morning, late evenings, weekends and holidays.
JOIN OUR JOURNEY IF…
You’re ready to inspire and be inspired! You’re passionate, creative and highly technical, driven to flourish in a competitive, fast-paced environment. You're fiercely accurate, with a desire to leverage your knowledge, skills and abilities to share news stories to viewers our local communities. 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. You have the ability to multi-task, meet tight deadlines and remain calm under pressure.
A Spectrum Networks Production Specialist will perform Director/TD duties in addition to the responsibilities of a media editor/audio operator OR perform master control duties in addition to the responsibilities of a media editor/audio operator.
Production Specialist I must be able to fulfill three of the four competencies on a consistent basis within Operations
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Clearly communicate with all Spectrum Networks personnel internally and externally
Operate robotic camera controls and audio mixing console
Set-up and maintain studio equipment
Tune in microwave/satellite shots
Familiarity with bonded cellular software and user interface
Ingest media using remote control software of video servers
Edit news wheel content using non-linear editing systems
Establish and enforce editing protocol within the newsroom
Perform other duties as assigned
Cover master control duties in the absence of a Master Control Operator
Exhibit excellent customer skills and be attentive to all departments needs
Monitor on-air product quality and automation system for multiple program streams
Coordination of media resources among Spectrum Networks
Coordinate program play out with editorial staff and control room staff
Cover directing duties in the absence of a Director/TD
Direct and technical direct the audio and visual portions of live and recorded content through the use of automated production systems
Promote teamwork within a positive work environment
Exhibit consistent leadership skills when performing directing duties
Have competent understanding/skills related to shot composition, lighting and aesthetics
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
3 years’ experience working in a fast paced news environment
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
Management: Must have the ability to organize and manage shifting priorities under tight deadlines and in pressure situations.
Must have the ability to multi-task and adapt quickly to change
Applications: Requires strong technical aptitude and experience with television control room and studio production technology including knowledge/skills with, audio mixers, robotic camera controls, production automation systems, newsroom editorial software, non-linear editing systems,
microwave/satellite systems, and automated on-air playout systems. Familiar with video switchers,
automated graphics systems and video servers
Communication: Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills with the ability to clearly communicate with all levels within the organization and with external vendors.
Professional courtesy and respect are vital at all times. Consistent ability to use positive language
Teamwork: Requires adaptability, enthusiasm, initiative, ability to handle criticism, even temperament and a positive approach to problem solving. Must work effectively within a team environment
Dependable self-starter who can operate consistently with a high degree of accuracy. Strong attention to detail and desire to excel.
Must also be able to work independently without direct supervision
Familiar with master control operations and/or possess technical directing skills
Must adhere to attendance guidelines
Must be able and willing to work different shifts and be flexible with schedule changes
Spectrum Networks is a growing organization, with 31 Networks across 12 States. Our commitment is to create relevant, timely content essential in the day to day lives of the people who live in the communities we serve. Additionally, our breadth allows us to share relevant content across our nation-wide networks, increasing our opportunity to share timely stories. We truly believe in continually redefining and re-establishing how we engage with our viewers and their local communities. Each Spectrum Networks’ 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!
The Spectrum brand is powered and innovated by Charter Communications. Charter Communications reaffirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities for employment and advancement to qualified employees and applicants. Individuals will be considered for positions for which they meet the minimum qualifications and are able to perform without regard to race, color, gender, age, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, current unemployment status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.
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