Full Time Job

Personal Finance Reporter, Select


New York, NY 08-16-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 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 Select is looking to hire a talented Personal Finance Reporter to focus on researching, evaluating, and recommending financial products. CNBC Select is a fast-growing, consumer-friendly commerce brand within the NBCU News Group. The team is devoted to providing readers with rigorous reviews and personal finance advice so they can make informed decisions about the financial products they use every day.

The Personal Finance Reporter will be primarily responsible for analyzing and reviewing financial products – through developing expertise, research and reporting – to provide readers with advice on the best credit cards, personal loans, mortgages and other financial products on the market. Additionally, they will be asked to pitch and create engaging content that inspires the curious reader. The ideal candidate will have strong reporting skills, experience putting together ''best of'' lists using methodologies, comfort with numbers and data as well as words, and a knack for making complex subjects interesting and relatable.

What you'll do:
• Generate story ideas and following through by reporting, writing, and creating digital content
• Research and assemble reliable, informative lists of recommendations
• Help grow the CNBC Select brand and cultivate an engaged audience
• Contribute to multi-platform news coverage when needed
• Use social media to distribute and promote content

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: $85,000-$95,000

• At least 2 years of professional experience as a writer and/or reporter
• Proven experience or strong interest in the personal finance space
• Proven ability to report and write accurately and clearly in a fast-paced, deadline-driven news environment
• Familiarity with following and reporting on current events, especially as they relate to personal finance, credit cards, loans, banking, mortgages, insurance, and other financial products
• Familiarity and comfort with social media
• Familiarity and comfort with SEO in an editorial environment
• Ability to convey to readers why and how high-level or abstract stories could affect them personally
• Commerce experience

Desired Characteristics:
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent professional experience
• Experience at a large online content destination, such as a major online news site or financial newspaper
• Passion for digital storytelling and creating the best user experience online
• Ongoing knowledge of and interest in the business world and financial news
• Considerable on-camera experience with video and/or TV

Additional Requirements:
• Must have unrestricted 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 in the US by calling 1-818-777-4107 and in the UK by calling +44 2036185726.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gp764x-44-200-117-166-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $85,000 to $95,000 Per Year ($ USD)