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Digital Producer - Spectrum News Maine

Company: SPECTRUM
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Spectrum Networks is looking for enthusiastic, talented and driven individuals to join the best and brightest in gathering, producing and delivering stories that make a difference within our community! Our commitment is to engage viewers with relevant, character-driven stories that are important to the local communities we serve.

Who we are: Spectrum Networks is a series of 30 + local news and regional sports networks owned and operated by Charter Communications, Inc. Spectrum Networks seeks to provide the most essential local news and information, cultivating relevant and thoughtful conversations that foster informed and engaged communities.

The Environment: Spectrum News operates in a 24-hour news cycle which can require employees to be flexible and available to work various shifts, including early morning, late evenings, weekends and holidays.Being on our team means --- You're ready to inspire and be inspired! You're passionate, creative and highly technical, driven to tell amazing stories that mean something to our communities. You're fiercely accurate, with a desire to leverage your knowledge, skills and abilities to share news stories across multiple platforms. 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.What we're looking for: As a Digital Producer, you will actively immerse yourself in building your craft by staying on track with breaking news, building content and tracking social metrics. Our producers will have hands-on experience in the newsroom, attending regular meetings while collaborating with producers across all of Spectrum Networks. You are expected to stay consistent with AP print style, composing scripts and applying SEO techniques.Qualifications:

  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Demonstrated proficiency at multi-tasking and must have the ability to prioritize, work independently and meet strict deadlines
  • Interpersonal: has contact with media and public with excellent collaboration skills and the ability to work effectively within a team environment and interact with all personnel within the organization
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work rapidly and accurately
  • Knowledge of current events and industry trends
  • Operate Adobe CQ5 and Experience Manager content management system for publication of stories
  • Knowledge of HTML and broad-based computer applications is strongly preferred
  • Basic knowledge of Photoshop
  • Pro-active, self-directed, enthusiastic in dealing with breaking news and high-stress situations
  • Familiarity with internet publishing workflow, including experience with a content management system, image editing software, video editing tools and social media platforms
  • Ability to tell engaging stories in the digital space by adding video assets, photos, social, etc.
  • Ability to work under time pressure deadlinesEducation & Experience:
    • Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Communications or related field or comparable television work experience
    • 3+ year 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! NPR330 310268-2 310268BR

Keywords: SPECTRUM, Portland , Digital Producer - Spectrum News Maine, Other , Portland, Maine

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