Assistant Producer, Programming - 12m FTC

Date Posted: Posted30+ days ago

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Division: CNBC (UK) Limited
Position: Assistant Producer, 12 month FTC
Reports to: Supervising Producer
Location: London

NBC Universal 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. NBC Universal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks.

CNBC is the world’s number one business and financial news network. Its mission is to help the influential and aspirational make astute decisions to get ahead by providing live market updates, breaking news, in-depth analysis, and exclusive interviews.

CNBC’s vast portfolio includes, the online destination for global business; CNBC PRO, the network’s premium subscription service that provides real-time global market data and market analysis, as well as a growing slate of live events where consumers can experience CNBC’s award-winning journalism, live.

With headquarters in New Jersey, London, Singapore, and Abu Dhabi, CNBC provides a truly global 24-hour business briefing for senior business leaders, the financial community and those with assets to invest or protect. Today the channel is available in more than 392 million homes worldwide. CNBC also boasts a growing audience across its social media and digital video platforms.

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The Assistant Producer contributes to building and producing CNBC‘s business news shows and show segments, working with the Executive Producer on overall content and production. The role is ideal for you if you are looking to build on existing experience in TV News production with experience in, or a real passion for business, economics, and financial markets.


  • Assist in building compelling business news content for CNBC's core programming.
  • Writing scripts, building graphics, and selecting video, soundbites and sound elements for the show.
  • Building guest and reporter segments using iNews and CNBC’s in-house systems.
  • Producing show graphics including straps, full frame graphics and video wall elements.
  • Booking and pursuing top guests and work to develop new guest relationships.
  • Developing strong reporting skills in interviewing and pre-interviewing guests.
  • Researching, reading and pursuing relevant and compelling content to develop strong news discernment.
  • Fulfilling an assistant gallery production role.
  • Occasional assignment to CNBC’s live or pre-recorded outside broadcasts
  • Communicating with news teams, senior producers and news editors, anchors, and operations staff.
  • Collaborating with departments, especially operations, the gallery, and graphics, to make the best possible programming. Work with CNBC global teams as necessary.


You will have:

  • A university Degree or equivalent and a real passion for/or experience in business news, economics, and financial markets
  • Previous experience in TV News Production and monitoring, selecting, and delivering breaking news
  • Capability to handle short deadlines and work in a face-paced and demanding news environment.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Knowledge of INews or similar TV Production and graphics systems
  • A deep understanding of the role of Social Media in news broadcasting and multi-platform delivery


  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • High standard of written English
  • Additional languages 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.


NBCUniversal are proud to be a Disability Confident Committed employer.

We are proud to be a disability confident employer and we’ll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.


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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 owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.


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