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CGTN America is looking for a Business News TV & Online Producer in Washington D.C.
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.
-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 guidance
-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
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $66,471.00 – $92,000.00 per year