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Sr. Correspondent - Digital


Singapore 04-01-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description


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.

NBCUniversal Singapore earned a Great Place to Work certification as a result of our dynamic, inclusive and resilient culture. Here you can live your passion.


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 Senior Correspondent has a broad command of financial markets, business, economics and geopolitics, with a proven track record of writing compelling, accurate and balanced business stories for a global audience. Having a clear understanding of CNBC's editorial and programming priorities, the Senior Correspondent is an experienced writer who can grasp written nuance and context, and apply knowledge and expertise to specific story topics. The Senior Correspondent possesses strong reporting, interviewing and writing skills, exhibits critical thinking and has a keen eye for detail and an inquisitive mind.

• Write fast, accurate and coherent news copy under breaking news pressure, and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
• Write in-depth profiles, trend pieces and effectively break down complex topics that require explanation
• Cover investigative news, scoops and exclusives that are well-sourced and can withstand external scrutiny; be prepared to face scrutiny more often due to the nature of critical or ''hard-hitting'' content generally
• Tackle difficult and complex reporting assignments in the newsroom that require a quick news turn and demand a longer-form, analytical approach; and execute hard news and feature stories accurately and with insight.
• Generate strong and compelling story ideas that help inform and engage investors, business leaders and readers, that will continue to build on CNBC's credibility
• Ability to operate independently, having the confidence and ability to guide and mentor junior reporters
• Produce digital stories including strong copy, relevant graphics, video and hyperlinks in a way that draws search engines to the story page, engages readers, and compels them to share the story
• Pitch, report and write digital news and analysis stories which can lead the homepage
• Research financial markets data and analyze news developments for appropriate content on the website and/or on TV or social video as appropriate
• Collaborate with TV colleagues and global CNBC offices on stories
• Make use of social media and other tools to promote content
• Update pages in a timely and accurate manner, assign stories and edit copy where appropriate


• Possess strong sourcing in various subject areas and excellent rapport with professional, financial, research and other sources
• Experience working closely with editors on story edits that can run more than one day and which can require the answering of difficult, precise questioning
• Highly motivated, organized and detail-oriented
• Write with an authoritative voice
• Proficient in at least one media besides news writing, including but not limited to: TV work, charts and data visualization, digital video, podcasting, social media
• Take initiative to follow up on story ideas and be a proactive reporter across multiple media formats on an as-needed basis
• Excellent verbal communication skills to foster good relations with colleagues as well as contacts and sources
• Demonstrated ability to prioritize a wide range of tasks, make decisions quickly and operate under tight deadlines
• Fluency in English
• Experience working with content management systems
• A flexible attitude to working different shifts occasionally when required, including weekends

• Readiness to and interest in expanding into other forms of journalism including TV, social video, live events and podcasts
• Experience working for a leading wire service or business news agency/website
• Experience working on-camera both live and on tape
• Ability to speak at least one foreign language would be advantageous
• Relevant university degree

The responsibilities associated with this position are not limited to the above description and may be modified at any time by the Company.

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.

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