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Senior Editor, Technology, CNBC Digital


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  • Date posted
    March 10, 2024
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    May 9, 2024
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Job Description

Job Description


CNBC Digital is looking for an experienced Senior Editor to run the Technology-News team. As a Senior Editor, you will know the industry inside and out, from Apple to AI to VCs. The ideal candidate will know how to direct coverage of Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Meta, and other mega-cap tech companies. You will also bring a vision of how coverage of these companies will change in the coming years.

In this role you will help reporters of all levels develop sources, understand the stories they should be covering and help elevate their skills. It is critical you are knowledgeable about markets and can work collaboratively with our TV network.

Duties include:

  • Editing breaking news in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
  • Writing headlines with an eye toward SEO
  • Reporting, writing, or editing investigative stories and/or long-form features.
  • A clear understanding of style and grammar
  • Helping writers frame stories for a national audience
  • Mentor, coach, and empower both junior and experienced reporters



  • 10+ years of experience covering or editing technology news.
  • 3+ years of managing direct reports.
  • Proven track record breaking news and filing or editing stories in a fast-paced, real-time news environment.
  • Confident in managing live blogs
  • The ability to deliver accurate news in a high-volume, deadline-oriented environment.
  • A collaborative demeanor with experience working and coordinating with multiple teams and across multiple platforms: social media, TV, and digital video.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including mornings, evenings, and/or weekends as news breaks.
  • Must be highly motivated, extremely organized, detail-oriented, and possess outstanding communication and coordination skills.
  • This job is based in San Francisco, CA

Desired Characteristics:

  • BA or college-level equivalent.
  • Experience at a major online news site or a daily financial publication.
  • Passionate about storytelling and creating the best reader experience online.
  • Ongoing knowledge of and interest in the business world and financial news
  • Solid understanding of web standards and SEO.

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website. Salary range: $160,000 – $220,000 (bonus eligible)

Additional Requirements:

  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Hybrid: This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week.

Additional Information

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.

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