6 hours

News Assistant

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Company NBC Universal

Job Title News Assistant

Jobid 23768-389271

Location: Singapore, SGP

Description **Job Number** 37547BR

**Job Title** News Assistant

**Business Segment** CNBC

**Sub-Business** CNBC International

**Posting Category** TV Content & Production

**About Us** CNBC is the recognized global leader in business news, providing real-time financial market coverage and business information. CNBC’s international operations include regional networks in Europe and Asia-Pacific that provide the latest market information, unrivalled coverage of breaking news, in-depth analysis, and interviews with business leaders. CNBC in Europe reaches more than 110 million households, in addition to leading banks, financial institutions, and hotels across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. CNBC in Asia-Pacific reaches more than 70 million households in 21 countries. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

**Country** Singapore

**State** - -

**City** Singapore


Role Summary

This News Assistant role with will provide editorial support to the news team with particular focus on Chinese content. They will also provide support in research, logging tapes and will learn the fundamentals of TV news production, working as part of a team on a daily news program. They will also begin to learn about Asian business and markets, and the fundamentals for journalism.


The main responsibilities include:

• Liaise closely with production team in China and Singapore to ensure all content is ready for broadcast

• Translation and coordination of scripts for checking of accuracy between Chinese and English

• Preparation of elements and graphics

• Working closely with editors to cut video and checking content against scripts

• Prepare short pitches in Chinese

• Managing the teleprompter

Requirements and Desired Characteristics:

• Languages: fluent in Chinese and English written and speaking is essential

• Those willing to learn and work in a fast-paced, demanding live news environment

• Computer literate, strong communication and organization skills

• Knowledge of business and / or finance would be highly advantageous

• A great team player who displays flexibility to possibly work varied hours dependent upon business needs

• Capability to handle deadline pressure and work under the demands of a daily live show

• Prior internship experience in TV News Production preferred, but again, not essential

This role is ideal for candidates seeking an entry into a career in journalism and TV news production, with a keen interest in business and current affairs. Strong candidates include those pursuing degrees in journalism, communications, media or business/economics.

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Click Here to view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.


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