Full Time Job

Embed Associate Reporter, .Com


Englewood Cliffs, NJ 11-17-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
This is a full-time, staff position, on-site in Englewood Cliffs, N.J. The Embed Associate Reporter will write stories for CNBC.com from comments made by newsmaker guests. Associate Reporters on the Embed team are generally given latitude once they settle into their guest-writing jobs to pitch and write stories for the content verticals, which include Markets, Politics, Retail, Health, Transportation, and Technology.

What you'll do:
• Fact check, including making sure quotes are verbatim, and make sure stories are free from grammatical and style errors
• Find background research for articles from properly attributed, impartial primary sources where possible
• Attribute scoops from news websites in the copy of the article early and often
• Be assigned stories and provide suggestions on themes or angles worth pursuing
• Include detailed guest background and biases in your articles
• Be open to constructive criticism and guidance from editors

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.

What you'll bring:
• At least one year of experience working in a fast-paced digital or TV environment
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
• The ability to be accurate, fast and cool under pressure
• Interest in business and finance journalism is key, as is experience in writing breaking news
• Working knowledge of financial and/or business news content
• Strong knowledge about newsroom content management systems
• Ability to manage multiple tasks and work under deadline pressure
• Solid writing and verbal communication skills and an ability to work independently as well as with a team

Desired Characteristics

You'll stand out if:
• You have an obsession with AP style and light photo-editing skills
• You're willing to learn new technologies
• You have a Wall Street/financial background

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gxo0bz-54-158-251-104-42 in your application.