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2018-01-192018-02-17

Associate Producer

Abu Dhabi
  • Job Code
    38062BR
Company NBC Universal

Job Title Associate Producer

Jobid 23768-391542

Location: Abu Dhabi, ARE

Description **Job Number** 38062BR

**Job Title** Associate 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** United Arab Emirates

**State** - -

**City** Abu Dhabi

**Responsibilities**

**Qualifications/Requirements**

• Lead in-the-field producer for CNBC Middle East outside broadcasts

• Planning, coordinating and executing all logistical aspects of field work

• Sourcing appropriate location for live/tape shots (including permissions, tech considerations etc.)

• Work with Satellite Operations desk to ensure quick, cost-effective and flexible response to breaking news

• Work with Satellite Operations desk on scheduled events

• Source facilities and footage from third party providers

• Book relevant, high-level CEOs, analysts and other guests both in-studio and on-location

• Build a reliable contacts database of influential guests in the region

• Researching topics and summarizing findings for producers & presenters

• Write packages, prepare on-air presenters for live hits and interviews

• Supporting live show producers in a breaking news environment

• Create and implement best practice guide field production

• Identify multiple editorial angles of an event or story



SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE



• University degree or equivalent experience

• Previous experience within a leading international news organisation

• Previous experience in TV News Production and monitoring, selecting and delivering breaking news

• Specific experience in producing outside broadcasts

• Capable of handling short deadlines and work in a fast-paced and demanding live news environment

• Excellent knowledge of business, economics, and financial markets

• A clear understanding of CNBC’s editorial and programming priorities

• Excellent communication skills

• Strong technical skills, with specific experience of satellite bookings, liveU operations

• Strong understanding of the role of social media in news broadcasting and multi-platform delivery



REQUIREMENTS



• Eligible to work in the UAE

• Fluency in English required

• Fluency in Arabic preferred

• Additional languages would be beneficial

• Full driving licence 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.

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.



Categories

  • Arts / Entertainment / Media
  • News/Programming/Production
  • Reporter

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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