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Associate Producer, CNBC The News with Shepard Smith

NBC Universal, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ

Here you can see your future.

Level: manager

Duration: full_time


CNBC is building a new team for a new one-hour evening news program titled The News with Shepard Smith, launching this Fall, and airing weekdays at 7pm ET. In this newscast, you will be an integral part to help widen our aperture to cover the most significant news stories of the day.

What you’ll do:

Responsibilities could include but are not limited to:
  • Working with Executive Producer, Senior Producers, Producers and News Assistants to produce CNBC Business News program
  • Assisting with the coordination of elements for daily business program
  • Writing copy for daily segments
  • Being resourceful and creative in helping to deliver the program’s message, including use of clips and graphics
  • Finding background information on a wide range of business and financial news stories using a variety of sources such as the internet, newspapers and magazines
  • Researching segment ideas and segment information as directed
  • Assisting in the booking of guests
  • Assisting producers with story production and pre-interviews
  • Helping oversee edits for taped projects
What we’ll offer:

At CNBC Headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, you’ll have access to great perks and amenities:
  • Sweat it out -- Free onsite fitness center with state-of-the-art equipment, basketball court and running course, plus daily group classes
  • Eat up -- Gourmet cafeteria with daily specials plus soup and salad bars
  • Unwind -- Massage therapy, ping pong tables, foosball
  • Extras -- Dry cleaning, shoe shining and sneak peeks
Don’t have a car? No problem! We offer free shuttle transportation to and from multiple locations in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Hoboken and Jersey City

When you join the NBCUniversal family, you’ll get…

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What you’ll bring:

  • At least 2 years of experience in television production.
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or business; or equivalent work experience
  • Experience with independently developing own story ideas, conducting research, and planning show segments
  • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news. Schedules will rotate, but must be able to work all shifts, including weekends and overnights.
  • Must be able to work additional hours beyond scheduled shift with little or no notice, if needed

    You’ll stand out if:

  • Exceptional editorial skills: ability to recognize stories with high potential for provocative, compelling television
  • Knowledge of current events, politics and pop culture
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Exemplary interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively across functions and levels
  • Proactive thinker / self-starter
  • Ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines under pressure

    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.

    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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  • About NBC Universal, Inc.

    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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