Job Number: R50021776
Brand: Fox Business Network
Job Type: Editorial, News, Production
Location Type: Onsite
Experience Level: Experienced Hires
Location: New York, New York
Job Posting Date: March 22, 2023
We are looking for a highly motivated and proactive Booker/Researcher to join The Evening Edit. As a Booker/Researcher for FOX Business’ Evening Edit, you understand the importance of the ''first phone call.'' You have the ability to reel in the big guest before anyone else by reacting to breaking news no matter the day or hour. You will do what it takes to get the exclusive, and you understand the level of commitment required to get the job done.
You will also be responsible for pitching stories, writing scripts, and selecting/building elements in a collaborative team environment. You are well-versed in business news, politics, and current events — and innately curious about everything else. You are a clever writer & excellent researcher who sees value in discovering unique angles/approaches to stories that no one else will find.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
Strategize and collaborate with your colleagues on best booking approaches
Book the right, best guests for the segment – always looking to upgrade
Pitch unique and interesting guests, stories, and segments
Conduct in-depth research and compile well-rounded pre-interviews
Write stories, guest intros, teases, and banners
Select elements such as sound, video clips, and graphics to help tell a story
Additional responsibilities based on your unique talents/abilities
Manage daily deadline turnarounds of a live show
Organized, detail-oriented and follows through
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
An extensive rolodex and can book everyone from high-profile guests, celebrities, and people at the center of major news stories
Ability to work off hours remotely as needed to be competitive in your bookings
Willing and able to work under tight deadline pressures while juggling long-term bookings
Good talent management skills
A Bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field of study preferred, or equivalent experience
1-3 years of prior television (or similar) experience
Strong knowledge of business news, politics, and current events
Familiarity with politicians, commentators, and opinion-makers
Ability to work collaboratively with others
Ability to work independently and make smart decisions on your own
Willingness to listen, learn and grow from constructive criticism
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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