Job Number: R50013265
Brand: Fox Business Network
Job Type: News, Production
Location: New York, New York
Job Posting Date: January 28, 2021
We are looking for a highly motivated, proactive, and creative Booker to join our Evening Edit team. As the Booker, you know what it takes to secure high-profile guests representing top-tier companies in the private sector, government, and beyond. You will be tasked with landing interviews with newsmakers in reaction to daily breaking news as well as booking and managing a who’s who of key guests for the days, weeks, and months beyond.
You are the gatekeeper for The Evening Edit, grabbing the best guests, never settling for less, and always working to set the bar at a new high. You live and breathe news and the people driving it.
You are a team player who is calm, cool, and focused. You thrive when it's crunch time. You are a master communicator and a trusted relationship builder who is driving to constantly upgrade the guest roster from the morning through the actual show. You keep a close eye on the competition, and you stay a step ahead of them all the way to the finish line.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
Book guests day-of for political and economic topics both before the show and during the show to react to breaking news
Secure ‘exclusive’ and ‘first’ interviews with newsmakers
Pitch interesting guests and stories
Conduct pre-interviews with the guests
Maintain relationships with the current roster of guests while developing new faces for the program
Vet all guests to make sure they meet the editorial standards of Fox Business
Work with the Digital Team for which TV clips to post online
Coordinate with Media Affairs and Promos units to generate publicity before and after high-profile interviews
Work with Assignment Desk, Bureaus, and Satellite Ops to lock down studios for guests
Handle any transportation needs for guests
Ability to work varied hours
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
2+ years of experience in television production
Experience interacting with high-profile talent and guests
Familiarity with iNews
Strong writing editorial judgment
A passion for current events
Ability to work both at HQ and remotely
Must be willing to work weekends and nights and other various shifts as needed
NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER
A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
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.