Full Time Job

Senior Editor, Company News


Englewood Cliffs, NJ 03-27-2024
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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 run the business-news team. The ideal candidate will know how to manage and provide a vision for a team that oversees various industries and business. The industries range from the auto industry to airlines, retailers to consumer product companies, health care and beyond. A top candidate will also bring ideas on how coverage of these companies will change in the coming years. They will help reporters develop sources and understand the stories they should be covering. It is critical they are knowledgeable about markets and can work collaboratively with our TV network. It is also crucial they can work with reporters of various experience levels and help elevate their skills. They will have a proven track record of editing breaking news, writing, or editing long-form features and delivering high-quality, high-impact journalism. They 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

What we'll offer:
• Sweat it out -- Free onsite fitness center with state-of-the-art equipment and group classes
• Eat up -- Gourmet cafeteria with daily specials, plus soup and salad bars
• Extras -- Dry cleaning

Don't have a car? No problem! We offer free shuttle transportation to and from multiple locations in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Hoboken and Jersey City. 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, challenges and opportunities that make working at CNBC so rewarding.

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.

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.


• 8+ years of experience covering or editing business news.
• 3+ years of managing direct reports.
• 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 Englewood Cliffs, N.J., 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.

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-r0xe3j-3-227-240-72-42 in your application.