Multimedia Reporter, CNBC

Posted: 10/11/2019

Location: Washington, D.C., Washington D.C.
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Digital Marketing, Web Production
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


CNBC is seeking a business news-obsessed Multimedia Reporter to join our growing digital video. This position is perfect for a writer/producer with deep understanding of markets and politics and their convergence. The role includes pitching, creating and owning smart original projects, including spearheading episodic series to publish across CNBC's digital platforms, including YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. The multimedia reporter must be a team player, excited to collaborate with other reporters and producers on their stories as well.

Here are some examples of the content this journalist will be expected to create:

Why College Is So Expensive In America
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aWJ0OaojfiA

How Government Cheese Became Welfare For Farmers
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qPuY0oDGeiw

Why Goldman Sachs Went From Investing For The Rich To Targeting Everyone
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PXgUea6JVcI

The perfect candidate is a talented shooter and creative editor, has a passion for visual storytelling, and thrives in a fast-paced news environment. Being comfortable in front of the camera and willingness to experiment with hosted content is a plus.

Editorial judgment, writing and editing experience are paramount. Finding unique angles, crafting sharp scripts and video content on deadlines is what this job is all about. Producing stories that could be controversial or sensitive will be part of the day-to-day. Writing articles to go along with the videos is also expected. This reporter is an ambitious journalist with solid reporting chops, interpreting data, finding compelling angles and he/she is skilled in coming up with creative headlines.

• At least 4 years of experience with all aspects of digital video production including scripting, shooting, editing, lighting, etc.
• Mastery of DSLR cameras (Canon, Sony, Panasonic), Adobe Premiere, Photoshop and other industry standard equipment and tools
• Script and/or voice-over writing experience
• Knowledge of multimedia storytelling and working knowledge of online publishing systems
• Highly collaborative and creative attitude
• Demonstrable organizational and time management skills and working well under deadline pressure
• Must be able to lift, carry and transport production equipment on a regular basis
• A sample of the candidate's work will be required *please provide links when applying*
• Strong interest in innovative video storytelling and strategic thinking around social media
• Ability and willingness to work non-traditional hours and travel
• Broad knowledge of current events, business, financial and technology news
• Sourcing and contacts in the business and technology space
• Must be willing to work in Washington, DC

• Bachelor's Degree completed, or comparable professional experience
• Experience hosting and creating digital video series and explainers
• Skills in After Effects, animation
• Expertise in shooting with drones
• Interest in emerging social media platforms
• Willingness to explore other mediums such as podcasts or virtual/augmented reality

CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news and provides real-time financial market coverage and business information to over 400 million homes 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 delivers content across a variety of digital 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. CNBC is a division of NBCUniversal, which is owned by Comcast Corporation.

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