Multimedia Journalist - Spectrum Networks NY1 - #156651

Charter Spectrum

Date: 02/23/2021 20:30 PM

City: New York, New York

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

What we're looking for: Spectrum Networks is looking for a Multimedia Journalist to research, develop, write, edit, shoot and deliver news stories on deadline. Contribute to special features and stories. Creates impactful and compelling content for the viewers in our local communities. Participate in coordinating coverage of major stories, and specials.


  • Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience
  • Research, pitch, enterprise, write, capture quality visual content, edit news stories and produce creative, original and compelling own stories for multiple platforms
  • Develop and cultivate a wide network of sources within the community and establishes a community presence outside of the newscast
  • Generate original story ideas and develop fresh angles/perspectives and enterprise pieces for the stories of the day and responsible for development of news stories from conception to completion.
  • Produce original content for an assigned newscast or news series
  • Partner with legal team to ensure news content and materials meet legal requirements and help mitigate risk to the company
  • Identify long and short-term story ideas, research and discover the content and set up interviews
  • Deliver news reports, including live ad-lib and recorded reports while demonstrating energy, confidence, professional appearance and voice quality
  • Report within assigned deadlines
  • Organize material, determine angle or emphasis and write stories accordingly
  • Combine video, audio and graphics to tell the story effectively
  • Work with assignment desk editors and production staff and independently in the newsgathering process
  • Responsible for representing channel in a professional manner
  • Craft smart, appealing and accurate headlines
  • Strategically engage in social media
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

  • Strong story development skills to submit original story ideas on a daily basis
  • Excellent news judgement and driven by the 24-hour news cycle
  • Ability to edit stories as necessary
  • Live shot experience required
  • Ability to develop sources, work a beat, and break stories
  • Strong on-camera skills
  • Experience with bonded cellular technology
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and work under time pressure deadline
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; ability to clearly communicate solutions
  • Ability to interface with internal company personnel
  • Ability to handle breaking news on-air
  • Proven ability to report live stories
  • Ability to shoot video
  • Must be a self-motivated and have the ability to build relationships
  • Must have editing skills
  • Must be adept at social media
  • Must use curiosity and have a sense of urgency to build compelling stories about the local community and community members
  • Requires adaptability, enthusiasm, initiative and a positive approach to problem solving
  • Ability to drive a company vehicle to and from assigned location while obeying all traffic laws
  • Valid driver's license for authorized driving in the State of residence

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications or related field or comparable Television work experience preferred.

Related Work Experience

  • 3 years Television News Reporting experience
  • Experience working in a 24 hour news channel preferred

For more information on Spectrum's benefits, please click here.

The health and safety of our employees and candidates is very important to us. Spectrum has adopted virtual mobile recruiting tools that allow us to continue meeting new candidates. We look forward to "virtually" meeting you.

The Spectrum brands (including Spectrum Networks, Spectrum Enterprise and Spectrum Reach) are 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, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.

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