Job Number: R50014825
Brand: Fox Business Network
Job Type: News, Production
Location: New York, New York
Job Posting Date: July 2, 2021
We are looking for a confident, highly motivated, proactive Booker to join our team. As a Booker for Kudlow on FOX Business, you will be responsible for securing interviews with high-profile politicians, policy makers and other newsworthy guests. You perform your best under deadline pressure and know what it takes to get the exclusive. You must have excellent people skills and understand the importance of building and maintaining relationships with potential guests & your co-workers. You thrive in a collaborative team environment and want to play a critical role in the growth of a new show!
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
Book guests under the deadline pressure of a daily live show
Track down difficult-to-find people using social media & other tools
Work collaboratively with co-workers to determine the best approach to securing high-profile interviews
Conduct in-depth research and pre-interviews
Pitch unique economic stories and guests of interest to our host and audience
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
1-3 years of prior television (or similar) experience
Strong knowledge of news, politics and current events
Familiarity with popular influencers, commentators & opinion makers
Ability to establish/build positive relationships with guests and high profile politicians
Ability to maintain those relationships when bookings need to be canceled or rescheduled
Willingness to see the big picture, and put the show's best interests above all else
Understanding that the news never stops, and some work may be required outside regular hours
NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER
An extensive rolodex with contacts in politics
Experience tracking down hard-to-find people using social media, LexisNexis, Accurint, etc.
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.