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Field Producer CNBC

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NBC Universal, Inc.

Washington, DC

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The Field Producer brainstorms and pitches ideas, researches topics and works closely with reporter(s) to advance stories, break news and produce segments both in- studio and in the field.

Responsibilities could include, but are not limited to:

• Work 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, field producing and overseeing editing.

• Pitch story ideas and work on assigned stories developed by the editorial planning team.

• Establish and maintain relationships with, and be knowledgeable and current on companies in the universe of coverage.

• Communicate clearly with reporter and field production crews to determine best coverage plan and live remote locations. Maintain all video/digital records, feed necessary and relevant video to bureau/headquarters, communicate to editors and/or desk producers how video should be cut/taken to air. Communicate with CNBC Newsdesk editors on available live times, understand and be owner of all live hit requests, disseminate hit times to reporter and on the ground team.

• In the bureau/studio, work with reporter on day-of-air hits. Locate all video needed whether it be in-house archival or acquired through shoots, satellite feeds, company hand-outs. Work with editors to create video elements for reporter live hits and packages, create chyron elements in show rundowns, making sure all elements are done correctly. Alert reporter to any time changes or timing issues with hit.

• Book taped and live interview segments, thoroughly research the guest/topic and conduct pre-interviews. Take ownership of the segment from pitch to production, including but not limited to: updating CNBC guest tracker, booking feeds, collecting relevant video, working with editors to cut elements for segment , summarizing pre interview for reporter or anchor, making certain of correct spelling and pronunciation of guest names and adhering to CNBC\u0027s booking policies.

• Plan and contribute to digital and social coverage.

• Keep up-to-date on universe of coverage, flagging upcoming events in designated sectors to CNBC editorial planning team.

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TV Content - Production


United States


CNBC Business News

About Us

At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. Itâ€-trade;s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCUâ€-trade;s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. Itâ€-trade;s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

About CNBC:

With CNBC in the U.S., CNBC in Asia Pacific, CNBC in Europe, Middle East and Africa, CNBC World and CNBC HD, CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news and provides real-time financial market coverage and business information to approximately 371 million homes worldwide, including more than 100 million households in the United States and Canada. CNBC also provides daily business updates to 400 million households across China. The network\u0027s 15 live hours a day of business programming in North America (weekdays from 4:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. ET) is produced at CNBC\u0027s 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\u0027s highly successful series produced exclusively for CNBC and a number of distinctive in-house documentaries.

CNBC also has a vast portfolio of digital products which deliver real-time financial market news and information across a variety of platforms. These include, the online destination for global business; CNBC PRO, the premium, integrated desktop/mobile service that provides real-time global market data and live access to CNBC global programming; and a suite of CNBC Mobile products including the CNBC Real-Time iPhone and iPad Apps.


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• Minimum of four years booking, segment producing, field producing in live television environment with a demonstrated writing ability, research skills, communication skills and editorial judgment.

• Demonstrated strong knowledge and interest in business news and current events and a familiarity with the real estate sector.

• Ability to multitask and prioritize assignments, while working with multiple reporters and editors on the broadcast and digital teams.

• Experience with multiple forms of social media.

• Experience with basic field camera operation (DV, DSLR), Avid iNews and content management systems.

• Must be willing to travel, often with short notice.

• Bachelorâ€-trade;s Degree

• Must be willing to work in Washington DC


Washington, D.C.


NBCUniversalâ€-trade;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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Company Profile
NBCUniversal 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. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks, and a suite of leading Internet-based businesses. NBCUniversal is owned by Comcast Corporation.

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