Full Time Job

Deputy Technology Editor


San Francisco, CA 05-08-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news, providing real-time financial market coverage, business content and general news consumed by more than 544 million people per month across all platforms. The network's 15 live hours a day of news programming in North America (weekdays from 5:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. ET) is produced at CNBC's global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., and includes reports from CNBC News bureaus 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 offers content through its vast portfolio of digital products such as:, which provides financial market news and information to CNBC's investor audience; CNBC Make It, a digital destination focused on making you smarter about how you earn, save and spend your money; 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. To learn more, visit CNBC is a division of NBCUniversal, which is owned by Comcast Corporation.

Members of the media can receive more information about CNBC and its programming on the NBCUniversal Media Village Web site at For more information about NBCUniversal, please visit

Job Description


CNBC Digital is looking for an experienced editor to work with the Senior Editor helping to manage the technology-news team. The ideal candidate will know the industry inside and out, from Apple to AI to VCs. Some understanding of how media and entertainment are playing a role with the big tech companies would be useful. The ideal candidate will know how to direct coverage of Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Meta, and other mega-cap tech companies. They will help reporters develop sources and understand the stories they should be covering. They may also get to do some original reporting or write smart analysis themselves. It is critical they are knowledgeable about markets and can work collaboratively with our TV network. They will have roughly five or more years of experience in daily news, with a proven track record of breaking news, writing, or editing long-form features and delivering high-quality, high-impact journalism. Should also be comfortable managing live blogs on a story that merits.

Duties include:
• Editing breaking news in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
• Writing headlines with an eye toward SEO
• Experience editing fast-moving breaking news
• A clear understanding of style and grammar
• Helping writers frame stories for a national audience
• Mentor, coach, and empower both junior and experienced reporters


• 5+ years of experience covering or editing technology news.
• 2+ years of managing direct reports preferred but not required.
• Proven track record breaking news and filing or editing stories in a fast-paced, real-time news environment.
• Reporting, writing, or editing investigative stories and/or long-form features.
• A collaborative demeanor with experience working and coordinating with multiple teams and across multiple platforms: social media, TV, and digital video.
• The ability to deliver accurate news in a high-volume, deadline-oriented environment.
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including mornings, evenings, and/or weekends as news breaks.
• Must be highly motivated, extremely organized, detail-oriented, and possess outstanding communication and coordination skills.
• The job is based in San Francisco with a hybrid in-office schedule.

Desired Characteristics:
• BA or college-level equivalent.
• Experience at a major online news site or a daily financial publication.
• Passionate about storytelling and creating the best reader experience online.
• Ongoing knowledge of and interest in the business world and financial news.
• Solid understanding of web standards and SEO.

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website. Salary range: $95,000-$145,000 (bonus eligible)

Additional Requirements:
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Hybrid: This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week.

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. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

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-d5yqo0-44-222-64-76-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $95,000 to $145,000 Per Year ($ USD)