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TV & Online Producer Business News – CGTN-America – Washington, DC

Company: CGTN-America

Address: Washington, DC

  • Full Time


CGTN America is looking for a Business News TV & Online Producer in Washington D.C.

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 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


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Weekends


  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)


  • Writing Skills: 5 years (Preferred)
  • International News: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Business News: 5 years (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

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