- Breaking News Editor, CNBC

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Breaking News Editor, CNBC


Breaking News Editor, CNBC

• Intermediate Level


The Breaking News Producer is core to the CNBC News Desk. The producer monitors wire services, social media and speeches and works closely with all CNBC entities to make sure that all time sensitive material is on CNBC TV. The role involves working closely with the News Desk Editors and the live control room at all times.

Category Editor  Live Event / On Location Services  Producers  Writers 
Location New Jersey
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Mar 13, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

What you'll do: 
  • Swiftly and accurately write breaking news chyrons to air immediately on CNBC TV   
  • Write breaking news stories quickly and accurately       
  • Communicate in a timely and clear manner with the Newsdesk and control room
  • Understand how to find and read financial statements, press releases
  • Utilize wire services and financial services to mine headlines
  • Work closely with anchors, reporters and producers to identify and craft breaking news headlines
  • Quick, decisive action on headlines
Skills/ Requirements:
  • In-depth knowledge of CNBC’s content and subject material and a strong interest in financial markets, economics, technology and politics
  • Ability to thoroughly edit copy under tight deadlines and identify mistakes, errors and typos
  • Previous experience in business news
  • Understanding of global financial markets and how events in different economies and markets affect each other 
  • Ability to multitask and remain calm in a fast-paced news environment
  • Ability to work as part of a team and across all departments and locations
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, coupled with strong research and succinct writing skills
  • Demonstrated self-starter, with the confidence to make decisions quickly in a fast-paced news environment
  • Knowledge of social media, especially Twitter
  • Knowledge of wire services and financial statements
  • Flexibility in hours
Desired characteristics:
  • Experience in reading financial statements, wire copy
  • Experience of working for a leading wire service or business news organization
  • Experience overseeing and making decisions about news coverage 

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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