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Associate Producer

Altice USA, Bethpage, NY

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.

Altice News is looking for an Associate Producer to assist in the development and production of our news programming. The ideal candidate has a passion for news and journalism and the ability to contribute to the creation of excellent news production.

This position is responsible for the writing and formatting of scripts, as well as coordinating our program elements. In addition, this role will fill in as coverage in a producer's absence for vacation, personal time, and/or leave.

In this role, you will work closely with all producers as they develop content and execute live programming. This role requires you to manage multiple tasks at one time, without compromising details. The successful candidate must be a self-starter and independent worker who is comfortable with varied schedules. At the same time, you must be adaptable and flexible, a team player who is able to mix easily and work effectively in our small, scrappy and highly collaborative team.


Responsibilities
  • Write clear, accurate copy with sources checked and on strict deadline.
  • Write video and other graphic elements.
  • Build show graphics and elements in rundown software (ENPS).
  • Make sure all elements (video and audio) meet quality standards (adding) on deadline
  • Write stories as assigned.
  • Fill in for Producers as necessary.
  • Maintain familiarity with local, national and international current events, important issues and newsmakers.
  • Monitor the AUSA News content and maintain familiarity with it on a continuing basis.
  • Pitch stories and segment ideas to be covered.
  • Remain organzied under pressure.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with studio, graphics, assignment desk, field crews and other colleagues.
  • Participate in special projects.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Previous experience in news and/or journalism preferred.
  • Familiarity with newscast production software, like ENPS, Prompter, etc.
  • Competence in broadcast news writing.
  • Knowledge of and interest in local, national, world, and business news.
  • Ability to meet deadlines under pressure.
  • Flexible schedule with ability to work nights, 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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