Multimedia Reporter, Consumer


CNBC. com is looking for a multimedia consumer reporter. The role requires a strong background in writing for both video and print, as well as a proficiency in producing and interviewing high-profile guests. Ongoing knowledge of and interest in the business world and financial news is preferred.
The multimedia consumer reporter will work with editors across teams to generate original story ideas and video series about companies in consumer-facing industries such as retail, consumer products, restaurants, transportation and health care. This person should be able to sniff out industry trends and have feature writing experience. The reporter will see projects through from pre-production through final delivery.
This reporter will be writing scripts for deep dives and explainers similar to these videos:
Why Starbucks Failed In Australia
https://www. youtube. com/watch?v=_FGUkxn5kZQ
How Target Is Challenging Amazon
https://www. youtube. com/watch?v=g8JbzLWSRog
Why Most Orange Juice Comes From Brazil, Not Florida
https://www. youtube. com/watch?v=o6lW4VvsK1E
The ideal candidate will have experience in writing and video production at a major media outlet and a proven record of simultaneously managing multiple projects while meeting tight deadlines.
Responsibilities could include, but are not limited to:
Pitching, writing, editing and producing original stories and content
Prototyping new video executions including series, mini documentaries and explainers
Partnering with writers, editors and reporters to create visual executions for their print stories
Coordinating with partners across all CNBC platforms to develop digital video content to support cross-departmental efforts


A strong ability to tell visual stories in creative ways leveraging video footage, graphics and animation.
Experience producing digital video content at a major news network or online news publication
Must have expert-level experience reporting, writing, editing and producing original video content
Knowledge of the Adobe Suite with an emphasis on Premiere and After Effects
Demonstrated knowledge of online production and multimedia storytelling, and working knowledge of online publishing systems and technologies
Broad knowledge of corporate and financial news
Proven ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously
Demonstrate organizational and time management skills and work well under deadline pressure
Must be able to lift, carry and transport heavy production equipment on a regular basis
A video production reel of the candidate's work is required

Desired Characteristics

College degree with course work/major emphasis on communications, journalism, TV/Web production, or multimedia studies

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