Production Assistant, CNBC

Posted: 3/29/2019

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

  • Assist CNBC Business News Show with the coordination of elements for daily Business program.
  • Must be resourceful and creative in helping to deliver the program's message, including use of clips, graphics, and props.
  • Find background information on a wide range of business and financial news stories, using a variety of sources such as the Internet, newspapers, and magazines.
  • Includes administrative work/assisting on-air talent, including answering phones, faxing, paperwork.
  • Coordinate production requests and schedules, arrange travel for talent and team.
  • Arrange all Talent and team’s travel, including car service, air travel and hotels
  • Draft and process all travel, entertainment and business expenses, including reconciling and responding to any auditing or finance requests
  • Update and maintain schedule
  • Research segment ideas and segment information as directed.
  • Assist producers with story production and pre-interviews.
  • Screen, coordinate and produce phone calls for segments.
  • Assist Executive Producer and Anchor on set.
  • ​PLEASE NOTE: This is a short term position with an estimated duration of eighteen (18) months, unless otherwise amended or terminated as deliverables within this project are completed.

    • BA degree in journalism or business; or an equivalent degree
    • Minimum 1 year of Production experience.

    • Proficiency with content systems, especially the i-News computer system is preferred. Interest in and proficiency in social media a plus.
    • Exceptional interpersonal & teamwork skills, exhibiting proven ability to work collaboratively, with individuals at all levels, and across all functional groups
    • Self-starter and be able to make quick, editorially sound decisions while remaining calm under pressure.
    • Ability to multi-task, and have experience working in live television
    • Ability to work with others under tight deadlines
    • Highly organized and detail oriented
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Proactive thinker / self-starter
    • Ability to take initiative
    • Business news knowledge a plus

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