Job Number: R50018951
Brand: Fox Business Network
Job Type: Production
Location Type: Onsite
Experience Level: Experienced Hires
Location: New York, New York
Job Posting Date: June 17, 2022
We are looking for a confident, highly motivated, proactive Booker to join our team. As a Booker for Kudlow on FOX Business, you will manage interviews with high-profile politicians, policymakers, and other newsworthy guests. You can perform successfully under short deadlines and know what it takes to get the exclusive. The Booker must have excellent people skills and understand the importance of building and maintaining relationships with potential guests & your co-workers. You thrive in a 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 other priorities
Know that news never stops, some work may be required outside regular hours
Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field of study is preferred, or equivalent experience.
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.
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