News Associate, CNBC Digital
Location: Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Digital Marketing, Web Production
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive
Being open to constructive criticism and guidance from editors
The Embed News Associate writes stories for CNBC.com from comments made by newsmaker guests. News Associates on the embed team are generally given latitude once they settle in to their guest-writing jobs to pitch and write stories for the content verticals, which are Markets, Politics, Business News (which includes retail, health, autos, industrials, and life sub-sections), and Technology.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:Fact checking, including making sure quotes are verbatim, and making sure stories are free from grammatical and style errorsFinding background research for articles from properly attributed, impartial primary sources where possibleAttributing scoops from news websites in the copy of the article early and oftenIncluding detailed guest background and biases
• Bachelor's degree and working knowledge of financial and/or business news content
• Strong knowledge of the internet and newsroom content management systems
• Ability to manage multiple tasks and work under deadline pressure
• Solid writing and verbal communication skills and an ability to work independently as well as with a team
• PLEASE NOTE: This is a short term position that will be amended or terminated as deliverables within this project are completed.
• Candidates should be accurate, fast and cool under pressure
• Interest in business and finance journalism is key, as is experience in writing breaking news
• An obsession with AP style; light photo-editing skills help, too
• Willingness to learn new technologies
• Ideal candidates will be highly organized and accurate by nature
• Wall Street/financial background also a plus
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With CNBC in the U.S., CNBC in Asia Pacific, CNBC in Europe, Middle East and Africa, CNBC World and CNBC HD, CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news and provides real-time financial market coverage and business information to approximately 371 million homes worldwide, including more than 100 million households in the United States and Canada. CNBC also provides daily business updates to 400 million households across China. The network's 15 live hours a day of business programming in North America (weekdays from 4:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. ET) is produced at CNBC's global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., and includes reports from CNBC News bureaus worldwide. CNBC at night features a mix of new reality programming, CNBC's highly successful series produced exclusively for CNBC and a number of distinctive in-house documentaries.
CNBC also has a vast portfolio of digital products which deliver real-time financial market news and information across a variety of platforms. These include CNBC.com, the online destination for global business; CNBC PRO, the premium, integrated desktop/mobile service that provides real-time global market data and live access to CNBC global programming; and a suite of CNBC Mobile products including the CNBC Real-Time iPhone and iPad Apps.
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