Clip Desk Producer, CNBC

Posted: 12/5/2019

Location: Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


The Clip Desk Producer is responsible to produce sound bites, voice over clips for scripted and unscripted material, create opens, teases and packages in an extremely quick turnaround live news environment; produce visually stimulating television for Business News and Digital platforms.

Responsibilities could include but are not limited to:
  • Working closely with show units, producers, reporters, the assignment desk, domestic and international bureaus to research select and deliver the best video for broadcast and multi-platform distribution.
  • Reviewing on air guest appearances and turnaround key sound bites, directly.
  • Writing succinct copy for chyron banners.
  • Viewing all video prior to air to ensure quality.
  • Supervising edit sessions.
  • Designating retention value of clips to manage server space.
  • Monitoring top business stories for breaking news.
  • Locating, logging, distributing and archiving video files in media asset management system.


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in journalism, communications, economics or history
    Minimum 3 years experience as a video producer and/or working in a post-production environment
    Minimum 2 years experience working in a non-linear editing environment
    Ability to handle multiple tasks and set priorities as needed
    Must be able to work with minimal supervision when necessary
    Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure, heavy deadline environment
    Works well in a collaborative environment
    Must be able to work additional hours beyond scheduled shift with little or no notice including weekends and holidays as news requires
    Must be able to work a variety of shifts, including overnights

    Strong editorial judgment and organizational skills; interest in business and financial news
    Familiarity with names and faces of business leaders in the news
    Highly motivated, self-starter with exceptional communication skills.
    Avid iNEWS or similar NRCS experience
    Knowledge of various digital media file formats
    Knowledge of CNBC or NBC News media asset management systems a plus
    Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

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