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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Assistant Producer

Jobid 23768-368163

Location: Singapore, SGP

Description **Job Number** 33612BR

**Job Title** Assistant Producer

**Business Segment** CNBC

**Sub-Business** CNBC International

**Posting Category** TV Content & Production

**About Us** CNBC is the leading global broadcaster of live business and financial news and information, reporting directly from the world’s major financial markets via three regional TV networks in Asia, EMEA and the US. is the preeminent financial news source on the web featuring video, real-time market analysis and dynamic financial tools. CNBC serves the world’s most powerful audience of CEOs, senior executives, the financial services industry and private investors and is available in more than 385 million homes worldwide. CNBC is a division of NBCUniversal.

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**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** Singapore

**State/Province** - -

**City** Singapore


The Assistant Producer will be responsible for assisting in creating and producing CNBC shows and show segments, and working with the Senior Producer and Producer on overall show content and production.


Requirements and Desired Characteristics:

• Assist in creating world-class programming using CNBC's live, real-time format to tell compelling stories.

• Conceive of segment and story ideas, interview questions, and elements for shows - work with the production team to develop these ideas into compelling programming.

• Pursue proprietary stories and interviews, and work with the assignment desk to get the best C-suite guests.

• Build high production standards within CNBC Asia's live, real-time news program format.

• Research stories and guests and work to uncover new angles on stories.

• On the booking and assignment desk, pursue top guests, work to develop new guests and develop strong reporting skills in interviewing and pre-interviewing guests.

• Write scripts, create graphics and select video, soundbytes and sound elements for the show.

• Learn to format line-ups and work well with CNBC iNews and Avid systems, and the graphics, CGs, and Hotboards programs.

• Responsible for show graphics, including CGs and full-frames that require little or no editing, choosing the best time period for hotboards and initiating good use of elements in show production.

• Develop strong news judgment through research, reading and pursuing good stories.

• Good communication in the control room and the ability to be calm and flexible under deadline pressure and in a breaking news format.

• Communication with news teams, senior producers and news editors, anchors, and operations staff.

• Cooperate with other departments, especially operations to make the best possible programming. Work with CNBC Global teams as necessary.

• Other duties as assigned.


• University degree or related education or experience

• Minimum 2 years of experience in television news production

• Experience and knowledge of business, accounting and/or finance

• Knowledge of Asia

• Fluent in English,

• Computer literacy including Microsoft Office Suite.

Desired Characteristics:

• Good communication and team skills

• Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced breaking news environment

• Capability to handle deadline pressure and work under the demands of a live daily show

• All applicants must be able to provide documentation to prove they are able to work in Singapore

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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