NBC Universal Camera Operator / Video Editor in Singapore, Singapore

Job Number 34982BR

Job Title Camera Operator / Video Editor

Business Segment CNBC

Sub-Business CNBC International

Posting Category Digital Media

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.

Career Level Experienced

Country Singapore

State/Province - -

City Singapore


Camera Operator / Video Editors are responsible for recording and editing proprietary footage (video, audio and graphics) into a finished product suitable for broadcast on our digital/mobile platforms and TV channel, or for external distribution.

This can include:

  • Shooting material for use in edited packages

  • Editing news and features material (interviews, packages, picture sequences, etc) primarily for digital channels

  • Providing creative briefs and working closely with a small unit to brainstorm unique and innovative story-telling approaches

  • Editing, quality controlling and mastering material for external distribution

  • Providing ad-hoc editing services to other departments as required

  • Responsible for maintaining clear curatorial oversight of footage

The role may include shift work.



  • Creative and expert camera operation

  • Editing a variety of news and feature items in an entertaining and informative manner

  • Liaising closely with the digital content team on graphics and visual content

  • Quality assurance of edited material pre broadcast on multimedia platforms and ensuring that all work is completed to a high technical multi-formatted standard

  • Strong creative input into material produced

  • Ensuring all items make their allocated deadlines

  • Liaising with newsroom, digital and commercial colleagues as required

This job description is not exhaustive and the post holder will be required to carry out any other tasks as requested and within capabilities.


  • Experience of working as a camera-operator, ideally in a television news environment

  • Knowledge of the general systems, practices and broadcast standards within a wider news/operational environment

  • Experience of working as a non-linear video editor with fast, adaptable non-linear editing skills; experience in long-form craft editing would be useful

  • Excellent sense of pace and timing

  • Ability to present material creatively; experience of motion graphics software (After Effects/Apple Motion) desirable

  • Skills to edit creative or meaningful sequences from available footage

  • Aptitude to interpret and effectively communicate ideas, i.e. visualize and express written words in pictures and sound to achieve producers or journalists’ vision

  • Ability to work closely and constructively with other team members across the editorial team, as well independently when required and demonstrating sound judgment on shot and audio selection

  • Ability to work calmly and effectively in extremely stressful time critical situations

  • Detailed oriented and high level of computer literacy; excellent communication skills both written and oral

  • Flexible and prepared to learn new skills, embrace and nurture a culture of change and positive attitude

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