Intern - News Desk


Singapore 8 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
News Desk Intern (CNBC) (Jan - June 2025)



We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

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. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we'll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.

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CNBC is the world's number one business and financial news network. Its mission is to help the influential and aspirational make astute decisions to get ahead by providing live market updates, breaking news, in-depth analysis and exclusive interviews.

CNBC's vast portfolio includes, the online destination for global business; CNBC PRO, the network's premium subscription service that provides real-time global market data and market analysis, as well as a growing slate of live and virtual events where consumers can experience CNBC's award-winning journalism, live.

With headquarters in New Jersey, London, Singapore, and Abu Dhabi, CNBC provides a truly global 24-hour business briefing for senior business leaders, the financial community and those with assets to invest or protect. Today the channel is available in more than 392 million homes worldwide. CNBC also boasts a growing audience across its social media and digital video platforms.

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NBCUniversal is the parent company of CNBC.

Job Description

The News Desk Intern supports the News Desk to ensure CNBC offers world-class content on global business and finance through guest interviews. You will learn how to ask intelligent, tough and balanced questions to high profile key stakeholders in the global business and finance industry. This role is ideal for university undergraduates aspiring to explore a career in TV news production and journalism. You enjoy interacting with people, and have keen interests and passion in business, economics, and financial markets and international relations. There will also be opportunities to learn about business and markets, as well as the fundamentals of journalism.

Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:
• Meet and greet C-suite guests and key industry stakeholders at CNBC Studio located at SGX Centre
• Set guests up and interact with them prior to their interview segments on the TV shows
• Create daily highlights and send them to key clients and affiliates
• Learn how major global news networks react to breaking news and cover them with guests professionally
• Learn how to pitch to news makers and market movers to come on to CNBC TV shows for interviews
• Assist the News Desk to grow and build relationships with guests, companies, PR agencies and financial institutions in APAC

• Students must be able to commit full time for 6 months from January to June 2025.
• University undergraduates majoring in business, economics, mass communication and/or media production
• Keen interest in business news, economics, financial markets & current affairs
• Excellent verbal and written communication, organizational and interpersonal skills to engage and interact with both internal and external stakeholders at varying levels
• Ability to prioritize a variety of tasks while operating under tight deadlines
• Ability to work in a face-paced, high-tension live news environment
• Willingness to learn and pro-actively take initiative
• Fluency in English language is essential
• Flexible to work early morning shifts

Please note that this is a full-time 6 month internship opportunity from January to June 2025 for undergraduate students.

Additional Information

NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants

and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity
or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual
orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed

services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the

right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your

ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can

request reasonable accommodations by emailing [email protected].

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d2zkx6-3-92-91-54-42 in your application.