Senior Talent Producer, CNBC

Posted: 12/19/2018

Location: Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

At CNBC, Senior Talent Producers work to pitch ideas, book guests, producer segments.

Responsibilities include:
- Scan wires, newspapers for guest ideas (deals, fresh research reports, interesting op-ed pieces, etc)
- Pitch guest ideas and proactively seek guests to appear on CNBC, following booking protocols
- Compile stories for and prepare the ”Morning Read” note for distribution by 8am.
- Work with Managing Editor/Chief Booker and Executive Producers on booking requests.
- Generate original guest ideas daily, tapping into a broad array of sources for ideas.
- Pursue breaking news guests as news warrants.
- Research and develop new guests for network.
- Develop and maintain good relationships with financial and business news sources.
- Conduct pre-interviews of guests and script questions for use by anchors and reporters as necessary.
- Coordinate with shows on correct/compelling copy and teases.
- Handle any necessary travel logistics for guests.
- Coordinate segment production with program – may include securing best sounds/video to use in segment, create stock charts, lower-thirds, chyrons, dekos, plug-ins and coordinate graphic orders.

-Bachelor's degree
-Minimum of 5 years of experience booking and producing in a live television environment with a demonstrated writing ability, research skills and telephone communication skills.

-Prior experience booking high profile guests and producing segments in a top 20 news market, national platform, or business news environment is strongly preferred.

-Successful candidates will be self-starters with a highly developed rolodex who can work effectively under daily deadline pressure.

-Solid editorial judgment is essential. Excellent interpersonal skills combined with a strong sense of how to visually tell a compelling story are also important.

-MBA, Wall Street/financial/business news background is a huge plus. Proficiency with i-News computer system is preferred.

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