Booker/Associate Producer, Lawrence Jones Cross Country

Job Number: R50018904

Brand: Fox News Media

Job Type: News, Production

Location Type: Onsite

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: June 17, 2022

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox News Media

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Audio, FOX News Books, the direct-to-consumer digital streaming services FOX Nation and FOX News International and the newly announced platform FOX Weather. Currently the number one network in all of cable, FNC has also been the most watched television news channel for 20 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks among the top business channels on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Lawrence Jones Cross Country travels from coast to coast to get its finger on the pulse of the American people and bring them the top news, politics, and culture headlines. In addition, the team strives to tell stories and reach voices that go largely unheard. Cross Country is looking for a creative Booker/Associate Producer who is attentive in searching for guests, as well as creating and cultivating relationships. The Booker/Associate Producer for Lawrence Jones Cross Country must also be able to react to any breaking news. The Booker/Associate Producer must also be well-read and be able to effectively navigate social media. The Booker/Associate Producer is responsible for offering creative segment and guest ideas each week.

 

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work well both independently and in a team environment

  • Work in a fast-paced environment where changes happen minute to minute, hour by hour

  • Effectively communicate a guest’s point of view on various topics

  • Conduct thorough research and compile well-rounded pre-interviews

  • Sift through past TV and print interviews to find relevant sound and perspective on guest topics

  • Manage deadlines for a live show, while also managing future and long-term bookings

  • Work in a fast-paced environment where changes happen minute to minute, hour by hour

  • Work with Booking Unit on breaking news stories and special events

 

WHAT YOU WILL NEED 

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field of study is preferred, or equivalent experience

  • 1-2 years of experience in television

  • Previous booking experience

  • An extensive rolodex and can book high-profile guests, celebrities, and people at the center of major news stories

  • Strong editorial judgment and newsgathering skills

  • A passion for current events

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment where changes happen minute to minute, hour by hour

  • Willing and able to work under tight deadline pressures while juggling long-term bookings

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.

At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company’s success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

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