Job Number: R50018104
Brand: Fox Business Network
Job Type: News, Operations
Location Type: Onsite
Experience Level: Experienced Hires
Location: New York, New York
Job Posting Date: April 6, 2022
We're looking for a passionate Booker to join a unique, creative and dynamic weekday primetime program. As the Booker, you are a proactive individual familiar with programming across all the major networks and are knowledgeable about politics, pop culture, media, and foreign and domestic news. Your responsibilities will include managing and growing a diverse list of guests from politics, media, entertainment, and publishing. As the Booker, you are a team player that can hit the ground running while working with a diverse editorial staff and technical team.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
Strategize with team and managers on best guests and booking approaches
Pitch story ideas and guests for both day-of and future story ideas
Conduct pre-interviews with potential guests
Produce segment packets and write scripts for the anchor
Effectively communicate to host and control room staff during live shows/segments
Work well independently and in a team environment
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
Experience booking a show at a national network or local station
Access to unique and news-making contacts; a strong rolodex is ideal
Strong writing skills and editorial judgment a must
Strong social media skills
Demonstrate out of the box thinking
Ability to deal with daily script deadline pressure
Experience interacting with high profile talent
Able to react to breaking news with instant programming ideas
Knowledge of iNews preferred
Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field of study is preferred, or equivalent 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.
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