Booker, Kudlow

Job Number: R50014825

Brand: Fox Business Network

Job Type: News, Production

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: July 2, 2021

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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 currently ranks among the top business channels on television. The network is available in nearly 80 million homes in all markets across the United States. Owned by FOX Corporation, FBN is a unit of FOX News Media and has bureaus in Chicago, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C.

JOB DESCRIPTION

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

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 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.

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