12 hours

Assistant Producer

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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Assistant Producer

Jobid 23768-386032

Location: Sydney, AUS

Description **Job Number** 36882BR

**Job Title** Assistant Producer

**Business Segment** CNBC

**Sub-Business** CNBC International

**Posting Category** TV Content & Production

**About Us** CNBC is the recognized global leader in business news, providing real-time financial market coverage and business information. CNBC’s international operations include regional networks in Europe and Asia-Pacific that provide the latest market information, unrivalled coverage of breaking news, in-depth analysis, and interviews with business leaders. CNBC in Europe reaches more than 110 million households, in addition to leading banks, financial institutions, and hotels across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. CNBC in Asia-Pacific reaches more than 70 million households in 21 countries. 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.

**Country** Australia

**State** - -

**City** Sydney




• 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, lower thirds, and Hotboards programs.

• Responsible for show graphics, including lower thirds 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 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 Australian and New Zealand Markets

• Fluent in English

• Computer literacy including Microsoft Office Suite.


• 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

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

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


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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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