Digital Managing Director

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: Digital Managing Director will lead the talented and resourceful journalists at Spectrum Networks, ensuring our trusted news networks engage our audience in honest journalism and foster meaningful conversations within the communities served.
This role requires an independent minded individual who will guide our storytellers and editors into the highest levels of editorial excellence.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage digital teams in multiple locations
  • Manage editorial content – encourage innovation and unique story telling techniques
  • Serve as mentor to employees
  • Collaborate with newsroom leadership in planning and execution of stories, series and big events
  • Serve as newsroom leader on editorial choices aligned to Spectrum Networks mission, values and strategic priorities
  • Drive the day to day of a vibrant daily newsroom adhering to many needs with ambitious short term and long-term projects
  • Foster a culture of transparency, innovation, and positivity
  • Attract and retain talent
  • Bring and build on innovative journalistic approaches and thinking
  • Partner with the leadership team to help create and drive strategy to help grow reach

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