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Publicist, CNBC


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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Publicist, CNBC

Jobid 23768-300525

Location: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 07632, USA

Description **Job Number** 25541BR

**Job Title** Publicist, CNBC

**Business Segment** CNBC

**Sub-Business** CNBC Public Relations

**Posting Category** Communications

**About Us** 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, and world-renowned theme parks. 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.

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's 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's 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's 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.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** New Jersey

**City** Englewood Cliffs


• Work closely with VP, PR to manage internal/external communications and press efforts for Business News as well as public televisions’ “Nightly Business Report” produced by CNBC

• Conceptualize, craft and pitch stories to national and local media to generate maximum, positive publicity for CNBC’s Business News programs, long form documentaries and talent

• Work closely with the newsroom to identify and disseminate breaking news and big interviews

• Partner with internal teams including editorial, marketing, research, sales, digital and social media to identify publicity opportunities

• Help create and execute strategic PR plans for CNBC’s award-winning long form documentaries including research, building media lists and pitching and coordinating interviews for talent and producers

• Manage relationship with Newschannel to maximize coverage of CNBC Business News stories/reports on NBC affiliate stations across the country. Identify and pitch stories daily

• Assist and execute special events including conferences and big news events

• Work with the CNBC production team, presenting station WETA and American Public Television to promote “Nightly Business Report” and maintain positive relationships with the public television stations across the country

• Generate press materials including news releases, bios, media alerts, programming announcements, pitch letters and talking points

• Cultivate positive relationships with talent, producers and newsdesk

• Create, manage and update targeted and specialty media lists

• Coordinate and supervise various media requests to support Business News including interviews, on-set visits and photo shoots

• Manage the awards entry process for Business News

• Manage and plan events for talent including book and anniversary parties

• Coordinate and pitch radio interviews for talent

• Manage updates to and CNBC’s Media Village page

• Build and maintain positive relationships with business, consumer and trade press

• Support the daily operations of the Business News team

• Manage internal photo system and work with CNBC photo desk as well as NBCU photography to schedule photo shoots for Business News programs, talent and events

• Work closely with graphics to create assets needed to promote Business News programs and long form documentaries

• Manage specialty project requests from NBCU Corporate Communications and Diversity teams

• Oversee program highlights

• Monitor competitive environment via daily review of competitive/industry news


• Bachelor’s Degree

• Minimum 3 years of Public Relations experience

• Experience in television or print media industries preferred

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills – written and verbal

• Ability to work independently and with a team

• Ability to maximize opportunities and thrive in a fast-paced, detailed-oriented environment

• Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks simultaneously while meeting deadlines

• Energetic, creative and assist in idea generation

• Willingness to travel and work overtime and weekends with short notice (if applicable)

• Must be willing to work in the Englewood Cliffs NJ Location

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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