Writer, Nightly Business Report- PBS
CNBC - Englewood Cliffs, NJ

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-Translate complex business stories into understandable terms for a general news audience
- Interview analysts, economists, fund managers and company executives for stories
-Writing background features or special reports on a regular basis in a crisp, compelling and thorough manner
-React to breaking news with the ability to use a news event to spin a story forward via analysis, more in depth reporting
-Keeping abreast of the markets and corporate news, including reading analyst reports to come up with and pitch story ideas
-Copy edit stories and feature taped segments

Qualifications/Requirements
- Strong interest and knowledge of financial markets, economics, geopolitics and the leading players in the world of business
- 3-5 years experience of working for a leading wire service or business news website
-Excellent news instincts with the ability to come up with story ideas, headlines and interesting angles to business news
-Strong copy-editing skills and news judgement
-Excellent verbal communication skills; coupled with strong research and writing skills
-Demonstrated self starter, strong organisational skills with the ability to multi-task confidently
-Fluency in English to native standard
-Experience of working in content management systems.

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