NBC Universal News Assistant in London, United Kingdom
Job Number 34983BR
Job Title News Assistant
Business Segment CNBC
Sub-Business CNBC International
Posting Category TV Content & Production
About Us NBC Universal International
NBC Universal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBC Universal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks.
CNBC (UK) Ltd
CNBC is the world’s number one channel for business news and broadcasts thirteen hours of live programming on the EMEA and Asia Pacific markets every business day from its TV studios based in the City of London and Singapore. CNBC also has a vast portfolio of digital products including CNBC.com, the online destination for global business; CNBC PRO, the premium, integrated desktop/mobile service that provides real-time global market data; and a suite of apps including the CNBC Real-Time iPhone and iPad Apps.
Career Level Entry-Level
Country United Kingdom
State/Province - -
The News Assistant provides support to the show production teams assisting with cutting video, building graphics, basic segment production and guest booking. This role is ideal for candidates looking for entry into a career in journalism and TV news production with a keen interest in business, economics, and financial markets.
Working with editors to cut video to match news scripts and provide elements to support production of show segments.
Creating accurate interview transcripts.
Building graphics using CNBC’s in-house applications and liaising with the graphics department.
Researching stories as directed
Guest booking and coordinating logistics.
Basic script writing
SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND REQUIREMENTS
Eligible to work in the UK
University Degree or equivalent experience and a keen interest in business news, economics, and financial markets.
Prior internship experience in TV News Production and/or financial sector.
Capability to handle short deadlines and work in a face-paced and demanding live news environment.
Good communication skills,
Additional languages would be beneficial
The responsibilities associated with this position are not limited to the above description and may be modified at any time by the Company.
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