Full Time Job

Stocks & Markets Editor


Englewood Cliffs, NJ 06-07-2024
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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

The Stocks and Markets Editor will be responsible for identifying stocks as they move, stock stories as they happen, producing earnings hits, keeping track of daily stock moves, producing shorts hits detailing moves and communicating with the control room and show teams to get them on TV. The person in this position is also responsible for sending daily updates to producers tracking stock moves and for daily scripted hits and our Sectornomics franchise.

The position requires knowledge of FactSet and other stock tracking software, iNews and CNBC's charting and lower third systems. Training is provided.

What you'll do:
• Working both independently and with reporters/anchors to produce original business news content, primarily for broadcast and additionally for digital and social.
• Production responsibilities may include research, conducting interviews, writing and editing and overseeing editing.
• Pitching new and developing stock story ideas and working on specific assigned stock stories.
• Working closely with and partnering with anchors, producers and reporters on earnings coverage.
• Establishing and maintaining relationships with, and being knowledgeable of and current on companies in the universe of coverage.
• Communicating clearly with reporter and production crews to determine best coverage plan and live remote locations.
• Communicating with CNBC News desk editors on available live times, understanding and owning all live hit requests, disseminating hit times to reporters, producers and anchors.
• Creating compelling graphics for each story.
• Alerting reporter to any time changes or timing issues with hit.
• Planning and contributing to digital and social coverage.
• Keeping up-to-date on coverage, flagging upcoming events in designated sectors to CNBC editorial planning team.

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 2 years in business news, or a related field where you have obtained knowledge of stocks and the overall stock market.
• Leadership qualities.
• A proven track record of learning and implementing new television related technologies.

Desired Characteristics :
• Ability to multitask and prioritize assignments, while working with multiple reporters and editors on the broadcast and digital teams.
• Experience with FactSet or other stock tracking software.
• An interest in the stock market.

You'll stand out if:
• Experience with stocks and the stock market, whether its working on Wall Street or covering them in a journalistic capacity.
• Demonstrated strong knowledge and interest in business news.

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-r1m75y-44-220-44-148-42 in your application.