Weekend News Reporter, CNBC Digital
Location: Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive
Accurate, fast breaking-news coverage is central to CNBC’s online operation, and we’re looking for a general assignment reporter who wants to own the weekend scene. This role is a news junkie’s dream and calls for the ability to write about a variety of news topics, often in quick succession.
Jay Powell might give a Sunday brunch speech, right before President Trump unveils plans for an executive action at a rally, right before Elon Musk tweets about a new e-scooter that gets 500 miles per charge. CNBC.com would cover all of those events, in real time, while searching for more news on the horizon.
This reporter would work closely with our weekend editor to make sure we have all the news our readers need to make fast, informed decisions in business and finance. Aside from the weekend role, this reporter would also serve as a general-assignment reporter for our corporate news team three days a week. There would be an opportunity to develop an expertise in a specific business area.
Responsibilities could include but are not limited to:Accurately and quickly reporting and writing the breaking news of the moment, as seen through the CNBC lens of business and finance.Spotting, aggregating and building upon smart coverage so that CNBC readers stay abreast of key developments in many different industries.Keeping your news judgment sharp so you recognize the news as it unfolds.Editing and copy editing, as needed.
• At least three years of daily reporting experience.
Candidates should be accurate, fast and cool under pressure. The job calls for strong news judgment and involves fast-paced reporting and writing on a variety of topics.
The weekends, in particular, require a certain passion for news, as we need to cover surprise developments in a wide range of industries.
A background in business and/or finance journalism is a major plus. An obsession with AP style and light photo-editing skills help, too.
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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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