CGTN America is looking for a Business News Copy Editor/Producer in Washington D.C.
We are now seeking a Copy Editor/Producer for Business News to join CGTN America. The editorial output features business and economic news including the Americas/Asia trade and investment issues with a special focus on China.
-Checks scripts for accuracy, style, balance, and conformity to CGTN America’s broadcast standards and editorial guidelines.
-Copy edit riveting, conversational anchor copy that’s accurate and reflects the latest news developments
-Check and correct all parts of Global Business show, including graphics and other on-air editorial segments.
-Be able to digest, simplify, and write about business, finance and the economy in a broadcast friendly style that will easily be understood by the lay viewer.
-Watching the program before air to ensure there are no glaring mistakes or incorrect information.
-Preparing reporter packages, by liaising with on-air talent to gather all needed elements for the story.
-Help research, write stories and elements that will make Global Business a more compelling show
-Select video and soundbites to include in show to ensure consistency
-Work with graphics designers to come up with needed visual elements for stories and packages
-Edit show video on non-linear systems in an accurate and timely manner
-Pitch story ideas focusing on business, finance and the economy for broadcast
-Communicate with studio crew, and anchors on air if necessary
-Keep abreast with the latest developments in economic, finance, and business news on a daily basis.
-Sometimes be required to work extended shifts depending on coverage needs
-Have extensive experience in live television (preferably at an international news network)
-Have a basic understanding of economic, finance and business news developments
-Finance and business news experience preferred but not a must
-Have a proven track record of working with news production and has a strong journalistic background.
-Can work under pressure
-Excel working with a culturally and ethnically diverse staff
-Be willing to take a writing and general business knowledge test as part of application process