Technology Reporter: Future of Transportation

NBC Universal San Francisco, CA
Responsibilities

CNBC is seeking a Reporter to cover the future of transportation, including autonomous vehicles, electric vehicles, ride-sharing, and modes of transportation not yet invented. This individual will also cover the societal and policy implications around these shifts. Beat will include traditional auto-makers, start-ups, and companies in between, as well as the people behind them.

Job duties could include, but are not limited to:

* Help make CNBC Digital the top-read and most-respected source of tech industry news.

* Break news about the people and companies on your beat.

* Write smart next-minute and longer-term analysis about the people and companies on your beat.

* Pitch and write features focusing on great human stories in the industry.

* Chip in on fast-breaking news about the people and companies on your beat.

Qualifications/Requirements

* Significant experience covering automotive or tech news, ideally in a digital-first setting. A wide range of experience levels will be considered.

* Strong sources in or close to the companies in your beat area.

* Demonstrated ability to write clean copy fast.

* Demonstrated ability to break news.

* A body of writing that demonstrates knowledge of your desired beat area.

* Business finance experience – must be familiar with balance sheets, S-1 filings, etc.

Desired Characteristics

* Strong critical thinker.

* Experience using FOIAs, court documents, and other public sources.

* Desire to work in a fast-paced digital news environment.

* Team player, must cooperate and coordinate with journalists, editors, and producers from all parts of CNBC.

* TV appearance experience a plus.