TV & Online Producer, Business News

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Job description:

We are now seeking a TV & Online 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:

-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

-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.

-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.

-Field produce for reporters and presenters

-Help plan future coverage to ensure all major news events are taken into consideration

-Sometimes be required to work extended shifts depending on coverage needs

-Write and produce digital stories for CGTN’s news websites (separate from broadcast) that focus on business, finance, and economic news.


-Have extensive experience in live television (preferably at an international news network)

-Able to write clear, concise and punchy TV ready scripts with little guidanc

-Have a basic understanding of economic, finance and business news developments from around the globe

-Experience in digital storytelling and use of Adobe suite software (Premier, After Effects) are desired but not musts

-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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