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Special Projects Producer

Altice USA, Edison, NJ

One of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States

Duration: Full-Time


We are Altice USA; a family of businesses that includes Optimum, Optimum Mobile, Optimum Business, A4 advertising, Cheddar, and News12. Our common goal is connecting our customers to friends and family, shows they love, advertising that resonates and news that matters. We're building a workforce that thrives on collaboration, inclusion, and innovation. We hope connecting you to a potential role is just the beginning.

This position will handle News 12 special projects initiatives.  The job manages promotable content, special events and election coverage.

  • Coordinate content and presentation of special project pieces and long form series for all platforms
  • Consistently exhibit strong news judgement and editorial direction, including what future topics are developing.
  • Provide leadership in story selection, planning and execution
  • Maintain oversight of major events
  • Have strong understanding of all news topics, including beats assigned to reporters, and weather and sports. This is for Long Island, the entire News12 Network footprint and national stories.
  • Be detail oriented to keep track of on-going stories, make regular contact with sources, update our assignment log and contact files. 
  • Manage all aspects of story development, including research, pre-interviews, production setup, and write comprehensive summary notes. 
  • Work with manager on all projects. 
  • Build and maintain strong professional relationships/sources the feed up story ideas and tips. 
  • Innovate content ideas for digital, social, linear and OTT platforms
  • Demonstrate the ability to multitask, prioritize projects, stay calm under pressure, and respond constructively to feedback. 

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Qualifications

  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Solid news judgment and passion for news
  • Build and maintain strong professional relationships/sources the feed up story ideas and tips. 
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and work under time pressure deadline
  • Must be able and willing to work different shifts and be flexible with schedule changes
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication as well news writing skills;
  • Must be a problem solver
  • Must be able to line produce on occasion 
  • Must be able to work under time pressure deadlines, work different or extended shifts and be flexible with schedule changes. Willing and able to work weekends and holidays

Altice USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds regardless of gender, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

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About Altice USA

Altice USA is a communications and media company that enables its customers through the power of connectivity. With a relentless focus on challenging today’s norm while developing the telecommunication of the future, our products and services bring people closer together and connect them to the things that matter most to them, faster and more easily than ever before.

From high-speed broadband and ultra-HD video, to digital advertising solutions, local news, telephony, and wireless offerings, we are making connections possible around the country -- to businesses, to consumers, to communities, to schools, to hospitals, and everyone in between. 

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