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CNBC

CNBC

The Official Twitter Page for CNBC International. Follow us for breaking news and analysis from our editors and reporters. First in Business Worldwide.

Professional

Location:
London, United Kingdom

Posted:
11 Sep 2013

Deadline:
Opportunity has expired

Employer tags:
Industry:
Film & TV
Esc Factor:
Entrepreneurial Work
Exciting Brand

Assistant Producer

Great opportunity for candidates looking to build on existing experience in TV News production with experience in, or a passion for business, economics, and financial markets.

London, United Kingdom

Applicants are required to hold the relevant Visas/Work Permits

Job Type:
Full-time
Level:
Mid Level
Escape Factors:
Entrepreneurial Work
Exciting Brand
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CNBC is the world’s number one channel for business news and broadcasts thirteen hours of live programming on the EMEA and Asia Pacific markets every business day from its TV studios based in the City of London and Singapore. CNBC also has a vast portfolio of digital products including CNBC.com, the online destination for global business; CNBC PRO, the premium, integrated desktop/mobile service that provides real-time global market data; and a suite of apps including the CNBC Real-Time iPhone and iPad Apps.

The Assistant Producer is responsible for assisting in creating and producing CNBC‘s business news shows and show segments, working with the Executive Producer on overall content and production. The role is ideal for candidates looking to build on existing experience in TV News production with experience in, or a passion for business, economics, and financial markets. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Assist in creating compelling business news content for CNBC’s core programming.
  • Write scripts, create graphics and select video, soundbites and sound elements for the show.
  • Building guest and reporter segments using iNews and CNBC’s in-house systems.
  • Responsible for producing show graphics including straps, full frame graphics and video wall elements. 
  • Booking and pursuing top guests and work to develop new guest relationships. 
  • Develop strong reporting skills in interviewing and pre-interviewing guests. 
  • Develop strong news judgment through research, reading and pursuing relevant and compelling stories. 
  • Fulfilling an assistant gallery production role. 
  • Occasional assignment to CNBC’s live or pre-recorded outside broadcasts 
  • Ability to script and edit new packages. 
  • Communicate with news teams, senior producers and news editors, anchors and operations staff. 
  • Cooperate with other departments, especially operations, the gallery and graphics, to make the best possible programming. Work with CNBC global teams as necessary. 

The responsibilities associated with this position are not limited to the above description and may be modified at any time by the Company.

SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND REQUIREMENTS 

  • University Degree or equivalent and a passion for/or experience in business news, economics and financial markets. 
  • Previous experience in TV News Production and monitoring, selecting and delivering breaking news 
  • Capability to handle short deadlines and work in a face-paced and demanding news environment. 
  • Strong communication skills, 
  • Knowledge of INews, Final Cut Pro, TV Production systems, TV graphic systems. 
  • Good understanding of the role of Social Media in news broadcasting and multi-platform delivery. 
  • Eligible to work in the UK 
  • High standard of written English 
  • Additional languages would be beneficial
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