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Abu Dhabi: Middle East Producer - CNBC




Job Vacancy: 
Middle East Producer - CNBC

Location: 
Abu Dhabi




OVERVIEW

The Middle East Producer is responsible for helping lead the creation and production of CNBC live business news shows and show segments, working with the VP, International Managing Editor 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. They will work in close collaboration and effectively coordinate with the production teams in Singapore. The role will be based in Abu Dhabi and report to VP, International Managing Editor.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Support the VP, International Managing Editor in managing the show production team
  • Responsible for effective completion 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 VP, International Managing Editor 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 in the UAE region
  • 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

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