Lifestyle Reporter, CNBC Make It

Posted: 10/30/2019

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


CNBC Digital is looking to hire an experienced digital reporter to develop its lifestyle coverage under the NYC-based Make It brand. CNBC Make It is a fast-growing, consumer-friendly section of CNBC devoted to aspirational content about success, work, money and life.

The Lifestyle Reporter will be responsible for pitching and creating engaging articles that inspire the curious reader. The ideal candidate will have strong reporting skills, as well as a knack for making complex subjects interesting and relatable.

Specific responsibilities could include, but are not limited to:
  • Generating story ideas, reporting, writing, and creating digital content.
  • Collaborating with the digital video team to create informative and highly engaging videos.
  • Helping grow the Make It brand and cultivating an engaged audience.
  • Contributing to multi-platform news coverage when needed.
  • Using social media to distribute and promote content.


  • • Previous experience as a writer and/or reporter
    • The ability to perform and multi-task under pressure
    • Previous experience in several of the following areas: food, tech, real estate, cars and watches
    • Must be highly motivated, extremely organized, detail-oriented and possess outstanding communication and coordination skills
    • Proven ability to report and write accurately and clearly in a fast-paced, deadline-driven news environment

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
    • Experience at large online content destination, such as a major online news site or financial newspaper
    • Passionate about digital storytelling and creating the best user experience online
    • Ongoing knowledge of and interest in the business world and financial news is preferred
    • Previous editing experience preferred

    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.

    At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

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