Copy Editor/Producer, Business News

Work for us

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.

 

Key Responsibilities:

-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

 

Qualifications

-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

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TO APPLY SUBMIT RESUME TO: resumes@cgtnamerica.com

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