NBC Universal Senior Correspondent in Singapore, Singapore
Job Number 64667BR
Job Title Senior Correspondent
Business Segment CNBC
Sub-Business CNBC International
Posting Category Digital Media
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The Senior Correspondent has a broad command of financial markets, business, economics and geopolitics, with a proven track record of writing compelling, accurate and balanced business stories for a global audience. Having a clear understanding of CNBC’s editorial and programming priorities; the Senior Correspondent is an experienced writer who expertly grasps written nuance and context, applying one’s knowledge and expertise in an intelligent way to specific story topics. The Senior Correspondent possesses strong reporting, interviewing and writing skills; has a keen eye for detail, an inquisitive mind and exhibits critical thinking.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Possess strong sourcing in various subject areas and excellent rapport with professional, financial, research and other sources
Experience working closely with editors on story edits that can run more than one day and which can require the answering of difficult, precise questioning
Proficient in at least one media besides news writing, including but not limited to: TV work, charts and data visualization, digital video, podcasting, social media
Take initiative to follow up on story ideas and be a proactive reporter across multiple media formats on an as-needed basis
Excellent verbal communication skills to foster good relations with colleagues as well as contacts and sources
Demonstrated ability to prioritize a wide range of tasks, make decisions quickly and operate under tight deadlines
Fluency in English is essential
Experience working with content management systems is essential
Relevant university degree required
A flexible attitude to working different shifts occasionally when required, including weekends
Readiness to and interest in expanding into other forms of journalism including TV, social video, live events and podcasts
Experience working for a leading wire service or business news agency/website desirable
Experience working on-camera both live and on tape is desirable
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