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Associate Producer, CNBC Digital

NBCUniversal, LLC, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

Create the extraordinary.

Level: Manager (Supervisor)


CNBC Digital Video is looking for a business-news obsessed associate producer for its News and Programming team. The role requires creating and curating video covering the most important business, markets and political stories of the day.

The ideal candidate is a motivated, disciplined and tech-savvy producer who can craft smart headlines, work under tight deadlines and collaborate across several different departments at CNBC. The associate producer’s main responsibilities will be covering CNBC’s broadcast programming, assisting with the production of the digital-only “After Hours” franchise, CNBC Pro subscription projects and producing livestreams for breaking news events. Candidates also will have the opportunity to work on short-form digital videos based on the daily business news cycle.

PLEASE NOTE: This is a short-term position, unless otherwise amended or terminated as deliverables within this project are completed.

What you’ll do:
  • Select the most newsworthy soundbites from broadcast interviews and news segments
  • Craft compelling and accurate headlines and descriptions for videos appearing on CNBC.com and other platforms
  • Optimize video clips for SEO, metadata tracking and distribution partners
  • Pitch, produce and edit original digital videos, for both daily quick-turns and our digital-only franchise “After Hours”
  • Assist with livestream coverage of breaking news and CNBC events
  • Produce original video content for CNBC’s premium subscription service CNBC PRO
Here are some examples of the various types of content this candidate will work on:

Clip curation:

Mohamed El-Erian: This week's Fed meeting is a test over 'inflation as transitory' narrative
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QHPeDqcp6VQ

Jim Cramer weighs in on Paul Tudor Jones' inflation trade call
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GOJDMU1H4Io

Short-form news videos:

Watch the Pentagon's three declassified UFO videos taken by U.S. Navy pilots
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rO_M0hLlJ-Q

Experts explain why AMC’s stock tanked on news it planned to sell 11.5 million shares
https://www.cnbc.com/video/2021/06/03/amc-entertainment-meme-stock-frenzy.html

CNBC After Hours:

GameStop shares crater 27% as ousted CEO walks away with millions: CNBC After Hours
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yRiF-ZiVLNc

Livestreams:

WATCH LIVE: The presidential inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris — 1/20/21
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=39vj3oALMDM&t=18464s


What we’ll offer:

PEP Regular
Works more than 1,000 hours per measurement period:
Eligible for 401K after 1,000 hours worked in 12 consecutive months
Eligible for Health and Welfare benefits on 1st day of employment
Eligible to participate in Employee Stock Purchase Program after 90 days of employment

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…

We’re a global company that values our employee’s individual experiences and wellbeing. We know that we’re smarter, more dynamic and better together. That’s why we offer benefits and perks to meet your unique needs. Read more about them on our careers site here. We invite you to seek the excitement, the challenges and the opportunities that make working here so rewarding.



What you’ll bring:

  • At least 1 year of experience working in a fast-paced digital or TV newsroom
  • Strong writing skills and news judgement
  • Ability to work under tight deadline pressures
  • Ability to work early mornings, late nights and/or weekends depending on breaking news


You’ll stand out if:

  • You have experience with Adobe Creative Cloud applications such as Premiere Pro and Photoshop
  • You have knowledge of After Effects
  • You have experience shooting with Canon 5D, Canon C100 and Canon C300 in field and studio settings is a plus


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.

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

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We are one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience.

NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks, and a premium ad-supported streaming service. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

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