News Editor, CNBC.com
Location: Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Digital Marketing, Web Production
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive
News editors are the air-traffic controllers for CNBC.com’s website and app. They direct CNBC’s online breaking news coverage and oversee homepage programming for the web and app platforms. They work closely with CNBC’s top managers and the full newsroom to ensure our readers know everything necessary to make fast, informed decisions in business and finance.
This is a full-time job based in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.
News editors should have the ability to stay organized when several major stories break at the same time. A plane might be attempting an emergency landing while the president is tweeting about trade, and oil suddenly takes a major dip. That's a Tuesday around here.
Responsibilities of a News Editor could include but are not limited to:Making sure CNBC.com is delivering all the top news of the day.Placing articles on the homepages, packaging art and related topics as needed and adjusting headline tone as needed.Editing breaking news articles and help reporters and section editors improve their online presentation.Writing breaking news as needed.
• At least three years of editing experience
• At least three years of daily homepage management
• Candidates should be accurate, fast and cool under pressure. The job calls for strong news judgment and involves fast-paced editing and directing a team of breaking news reporters.
• Detail-oriented planning and on-the-fly news calls make or break this job.
• A background in business and/or finance journalism is a major plus. An obsession with AP style and light photo-editing skills help, too.
With CNBC in the U.S., CNBC in Asia Pacific, CNBC in Europe, Middle East and Africa, and CNBC World, CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news and provides real-time financial market coverage and business information to 410 million homes worldwide, including more than 90 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 Digital delivers more than 55 million U.S. multi-platform unique visitors each month. CNBC.com provides real-time financial market news and information to CNBC’s investor audience. CNBC Make It is a digital destination focused on making you smarter about how you earn, save and spend your money by zeroing in on careers, leadership, entrepreneurship and personal finance.
CNBC has a vast portfolio of digital products, offering CNBC content to a variety of platforms such as: CNBC.com; CNBC PRO, a premium service that provides in-depth access to Wall Street; a suite of CNBC mobile apps for iOS and Android devices; Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant and Apple Siri voice interfaces; and streaming services including Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV and Samsung Smart TVs.
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