Producer, Programming

  • London  
  • Company
    NBCUniversal International  
    Start date
  • Closing date
    10 October 2019  
    Posted on
    11 September 2019  


The Producer is responsible for helping lead the creation and production of CNBC‘s live business news shows and show segments, working with the Supervising Producer on overall content and production. A key function of this role is editing and subbing scripts and production elements in the daily rundown, as well as helping train and develop the skills of more junior producers. The role is ideal for candidates with extensive TV production experience and proven knowledge of business news content.

  • Support the Supervising Producer in managing the show production team.
  • Responsible for effective delegation of tasks such as segments, scripts, graphics and guest booking.
  • Write headlines and key top stories in the daily rundown.
  • Build the initial structure and stacking live show rundowns.
  • Sub-edit scripts, graphics and production elements to ensure error free output and editorial integrity.
  • Support the Supervising Producer in forward planning the shows for the next week and weeks ahead.
  • Plan and execute compelling story ideas in both live, pre-recorded and package formats, ensuring clear communication with producers and reporters in the field.
  • Produce and project-manage live and pre-recorded outside broadcasts across EMEA.
  • Live gallery production, with a responsibility for reacting to breaking news.
  • Build and maintain relationships with CNBC guests and contributors.
  • Pitch story and guest ideas and coordinate closely with news desk in booking guests.
  • Communicate with news editors, anchors, and operations staff.
  • Cooperate with other departments, especially the operations, gallery and graphics teams to make the best possible programming. Work with CNBC global teams as necessary.


- University degree or equivalent experience.
- Previous experience within a leading international news organisation.
- Previous experience in TV News Production and monitoring, selecting and delivering breaking news.
- Capable of handling short deadlines and work in a fast-paced and demanding live news environment.
- Excellent knowledge of global business, economics, and financial markets.
- A clear understanding of CNBC’s editorial and programming priorities.
- Control room/gallery experience.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Knowledge of iNews, Video editing TV Production systems, TV graphic systems.
- Strong understanding of the role of social media in news broadcasting and multi-platform delivery.
- High standard of written English.
- Additional languages would be beneficial.


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.