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Lead Producer, News & Programming, CNBC Digital Video

NBCUniversal, LLC, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

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Level: Manager (Supervisor)


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CNBC Digital Video is looking for a business-news obsessed lead producer for its News and Programming team. The role requires overseeing the creation and curation of CNBC.com video content on 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 lead producer’s main responsibilities will be identifying compelling video excerpts from our broadcast, proof-reading and publishing video clips from CNBC. This producer will also assign and review scripts for quickturn videos, and program relevant video across CNBC.com platforms, including in articles, playlists and landing pages. The lead producer will also be asked to clip from CNBC’s broadcast when needed, to help the Supervising Producer maintain the team’s clipping schedule, and to script and produce their own original videos for breaking news stories.

Here are some examples of the various types of content this candidate will work on:

DAILY QUICKTURNS

Violent wildfire ruins about 500 homes in Boulder County, Colorado
https://www.cnbc.com/video/2021/12/31/violent-wildfire-ruins-about-500-homes-in-boulder-county-colorado.html

S&P 500 ends 2021 with a nearly 27% gain—Here's what five experts think happens in 2022
https://www.cnbc.com/video/2021/12/31/sp-500-ends-2021-with-a-nearly-27percent-gainheres-what-five-experts-think-happens-in-2022.html

BMW unveils new hybrid concept electric vehicle, called the BMW XM
https://www.cnbc.com/video/2021/11/30/bmw-unveils-new-concept-hybrid-electric-vehicle-called-the-bmw-xm.html

BROADCAST CLIPS

The Nasdaq biotech index could double in the next few years, says Anastasia Amoroso
https://www.cnbc.com/video/2022/01/04/the-nasdaq-biotech-index-could-double-in-the-next-few-years-says-anastasia-amoroso.html

Carlyle Group is the 'crown jewel' in the private equity industry, says Josh Brown
https://www.cnbc.com/video/2022/01/04/carlyle-group-is-the-crown-jewel-in-the-private-equity-industry-says-josh-brown.html

LONG-FORM

Here's why and how the National Guard is helping fix the labor crisis
https://www.cnbc.com/video/2021/11/22/heres-why-and-how-the-national-guard-is-helping-fix-the-labor-crisis.html

Why Biogen’s Alzheimer’s drug Aduhelm is so controversial
https://www.cnbc.com/video/2022/01/04/what-makes-biogens-alzheimers-drug-so-controversial.html

WHAT YOU’LL DO
  • Work on daily assignments at direction of the Supervising Producer of News and Programming
  • Help organize and oversee the News and Programming team’s daily clipping operations
  • Assist producers and senior producers on long-term projects
  • 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 for our longform news explainer franchise “The Bigger Picture”

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…
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.


Qualifications/ Requirements:
• At least 7+ years of experience working in a fast-paced digital or TV newsroom.
• Strong writing skills and news judgment
• The ability to work under tight deadline pressures
• The ability to work early morning/late nights during busy news cycles and/or weekends depending on breaking news
• Experience at handling C300, Sony FS7 and other high-level professional equipment.
• Expert knowledge of the Adobe Premiere, After Effects and Photoshop
• Expert experience with digital/broadcast publishing workflows (CMS, WildMoka, Wirecast, iNews, etc.)

Additional Requirements:
• Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated, submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days following commencement of employment.
• Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the commencement of employment or must undergo regular COVID-19 testing if Company determines your job position requires accessing an NBCUniversal worksite.
• Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.

You'll Stand Out If:
• You have experience on a broadcast or digital assignment desk at a major business news outlet

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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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.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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