Reporter: Advertising and Media

Posted: 1/24/2019

Location: Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Digital Marketing, Web Production
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


CNBC is seeking a Reporter to improve our coverage of the advertising and marketing industry.

Job Duties:
  • Break news about the advertising industry, including the business deals and the people who work in it.
  • Write smart next-minute and longer-term analysis about the advertising industry, with a focus on the shift to digital.
  • Pitch and write features, including interviews and profiles of CMOs and execs in the space.
  • Chip in on fast-breaking news across media and tech as needed, particularly Netflix, streaming, and OTT.
  • Flexibility to cover media, tech, other adjacent beats.


  • • At least 3 years of experience covering the advertising or media industries
    • Sources in and close to agencies, buyers, media, and/or tech.
    • Demonstrated ability to write clean copy fast.
    • Business finance experience – must be familiar with balance sheets, S-1 filings, etc.

    Additional Job Requirements:
    • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered.
    • Must be willing to work in Englewood Cliffs, NJ.

    • Demonstrated ability to break news.
    • A body of writing that demonstrates knowledge of your desired beat area.
    • Strong critical thinker.
    • Experience using FOIAs, court documents, and other public sources.
    • Desire to work in a fast-paced digital news environment.
    • Team player, must cooperate and coordinate with journalists, editors, and producers from all parts of CNBC.
    • TV appearance experience a plus.

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