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Beijing Correspondent

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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Beijing Correspondent

Jobid 23768-386041

Location: Beijing, CHN

Description **Job Number** 36885BR

**Job Title** Beijing Correspondent

**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** China

**State** - -

**City** Beijing




The Beijing Correspondent will have responsibility for the following:

• Write news items and analysis pieces for CNBC.com, including quick, breaking stories and long-form reports, on tight deadlines for a global audience.

• Cultivate sources, building relationships with people and institutions and using information to break news.

• Create news stories based on financial events, comments from CNBC television interviews and analysts' reports.

• React to breaking news in a timely manner, regularly updating developing news stories with catchy headlines and strong lead and context paragraphs.

• Produce robust stories with relevant videos, images graphics and links using a content management system.

• Use social media to source news and distributor content.

• May be required to appear on television broadcasts.


The successful applicant should have the following:

• An in-depth knowledge of financial markets, business concepts and economics, particularly within the Asia Pacific region.

• Substantial experience as a reporter in a fast-paced news environment is and preferably with wire services or mainstream news outfits.

• A self-starter attitude and comfortable working with a larger team outside China

• Strong team player who can work as part of a dynamic and energetic group.

• A sophisticated understanding of Chinese business, politics, finance, government and international relations.

• Excellent writing ability and news instincts, paired with exceptional communications and reporting skills.

• Strong time-management and the ability to multitask are necessary to juggle multiple stories under tight deadlines.

• Good knowledge of social media and experience working on content management systems would be preferred.


 Eligibility to work in China or willing to relocate to China

 Fluency in Mandarin is strongly preferred

 Comfortable with shift work associated with a 24-hour news operation.

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.

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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