Booker/Researcher, Mornings with Maria

Job Number: R50011698

Brand: Fox Business Network

Job Type: News, Production

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: March 19, 2020

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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

We are looking for a confident, highly-motivated, proactive Booker/Researcher to join our team. As a Booker/Researcher for Mornings with Maria, you will be responsible for researching, writing and producing segments for a fast-paced daily show. You thrive in a collaborative team environment and want to contribute to something great every single day.

You will be offered the following shift: MONDAYS THRU FRIDAYS (3:30 AM-12:00 PM noon) ​

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Book dynamic and high-profile guests for a top-rated business program in daytime
  • Generate guest ideas
  • Identify and pitch stories and guests appropriate for the show, and each individual hour
  • Prepare appropriate research for pitch meetings with producers and anchor
  • Conduct pre-interviews with guests
  • Write intros, banners, and handle guest segments, including research packets on a wide range of topics and their effect on the economy
  • Respond quickly to breaking news during and after regular hours
  • Plan for anticipated future news events
  • Suggest segments for social media
  • Create production elements for scripts, including video and graphics
  • Pitch story ideas for both day of and future story ideas
  • Write intros, banners, and handle guest segments, including research packets on a wide range of topics and their effect on the economy
  • Create production elements for scripts, including video and graphics
  • Remain tuned in to the day's lead news stories

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • A bachelor’s degree and/or relevant work experience
  • 1+ years of experience in television production
  • Team-player attitude paired with the ability to meet quick deadlines and react to rapid news developments
  • You are passionate and well-read in current events especially business and politics
  • A keen eye for interesting stories and trending news
  • Booking experience is highly desirable
  • Ability to work overnight hours

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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