Embed Associate Reporter, CNBC.com

Posted: 6/13/2019

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


This is a full-time, staff position, on-site in Englewood Cliffs, N.J. The Embed Associate Reporter writes stories for CNBC.com from comments made by newsmaker guests. Associate Reporters 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 content), 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 biasesBeing open to constructive criticism and guidance from editors

• Bachelor's degree
• 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

• 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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