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CNBC’s “Mad Money” seeks news associate

December 18, 2014

Posted by Chris Roush

CNBC’s “Mad Money” is seeking a news associate.

Assist CNBC Business News Show with the coordination of elements for daily Business program. Find background information on a wide range of business and financial news stories, using a variety of sources such as the Internet, newspapers, and magazines. Assist with charts and storm boards before the show. Research segment ideas and segment information as directed by the producer and senior producer of the show. Assist producers with story production and pre-interviews. Coordinate production requests. Screen and coordinate phone calls for segments. Produce and edit web video for the program


BA degree in journalism or business; or an equivalent degree.
At least 1 year of Production Associate experience.
Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to work with others under tight deadlines is critical.
Must be a self-starter and be able to make quick, editorially sound decisions while remaining calm under pressure.
Must be familiar with stocks and ticker symbols.
Ideal candidate must be able to multi-task, and have experience working in live television.
Business news knowledge is a huge plus. Proficiency with systems, especially the i-News computer system is preferred.

Desired Characteristics

•Highly organized and detail oriented
•Strong analytical skills
•Exceptional interpersonal & teamwork skills, exhibiting proven ability to work collaboratively, with individuals at all levels, and across all functional groups
•Proactive thinker / self-starter
•Ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines
•High energy level with ability to take initiative
•Excellent phone skills

To apply, go here.

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