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Sports Executive Producer - Spectrum News Raleigh

Company: Spectrum
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: September 23, 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 a 24-hour breaking news environment! Our commitment is to engage viewers with relevant, timely news that's important to the local communities we serve.

Who we are: Spectrum Networks is a series of 27 hyper-local news and 9 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 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.

Being on our team means --- 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 in 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.

What we're looking for: The Executive Producer will provide managerial oversight for sports editorial content across multiple platforms during an assigned shift or special sports event. Includes approving content from daily sports reporters for newscasts, the nightly sports show, sports features and live special sporting events, utilizing Spectrum Networks character driven storytelling practices. The Executive Producer regularly produces the sports show during the week.


  • Supervisory responsibilities for sports department working on sports related content with particular emphasis on sports producers, sports anchors, sports reporters/multi-media journalists
  • Solve the challenges that come with dynamic sports coverage
  • Develop backup plans for critical coverage
  • Oversee decisions on story lineup, video/audio elements, graphics and timing to construct a show
  • Work directly with reporters/multi-media journalists to develop character driven storytelling and utilize specific storytelling techniques and workflow
  • Work with freelance sports analysts, and incorporate as needed in sports coverage
  • May fill-in for sports producers as needed
  • Perform writing, editing and story recording functions as needed
  • Generate sports stories and sports coverage ideas on a daily basis, and plan for future sports coverage.
  • Handle shift scheduling and approves paid time off when applicable
  • Follow through on all assignments and meet required deadlines
  • Perform other duties as assigned Qualifications:
    Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
    • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
    • Proficient at inspiring staff to attain station goals of creativity, urgency and accuracy
    • Ability to work effectively within a team environment and interact with all personnel within the organization
    • 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 sports news and high-stress situations
    • Ability to effectively train others
    • Basic editing skills
    • Must adhere to attendance guidelines
    • Must be able to and willing to work different shifts and be flexible with schedule changes
    • Working knowledge of general office computer software, newsroom software and basic non-linear editing systems preferred Education & Experience:
      • Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field preferred or comparable television work experience
      • 5+ years of producing and executive producing experience in television news
      • 2+ years of management experience 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!
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