Booker/Researcher, Lou Dobbs Tonight

Job Number: R50007962

Brand: Fox Business Network

Job Type: News, Production

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: March 12, 2019

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox Business Network

FOX Business Network (FBN) is a financial news channel delivering real-time information across all platforms that impact both Main Street and Wall Street. Headquartered in New York—the business capital of the world—FBN launched in October 2007 and is the leading business network on television, topping CNBC in Business Day viewers for the second consecutive year. The network is available in more than 80 million homes in all markets across the United States. Owned by FOX, FBN has bureaus in Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C. and London.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Lou Dobbs and his team are looking for a talented Booker/Researcher to join the #1 news program on business television. Lou Dobbs Tonight dives into the day's top stories and how they impact the economy. As the Booker/Researcher, you have an interest in business and politics, strong work ethic and willingness to learn.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Pitch unique and interesting stories that our viewers will relate to
  • Conduct research and compile well rounded pre-interviews
  • Manage daily deadline turnarounds of a live-show
  • Strategize with your colleagues on best production approaches

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • A bachelor’s degree and or relevant work experience is preferred
  • An extensive Rolodex and the ability to book everyone from high-profile guests, celebrities and people at the center of major news stories
  • Ability to work off hours as needed to be competitive in your bookings
  • Previous booking experience
  • 3 years of experience in television
  • Strong editorial judgment
  • A passion for current events
  • Willingness to work under tight deadline pressure
  • Good talent management skills

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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