Freelance Booking Producer, Sunday Morning Futures

Job Number: R50024076

Brand: Fox News Media

Job Type: News, Production

Location Type: Onsite

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: November 20, 2023

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We are looking for a dynamic, hardworking, and creative Freelance Booking Producer to join one of America’s highest-rated weekend morning programs, Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo. The Freelance Booking Producer will be responsible for pitching, booking guests, conducting pre-interviews, and working closely with the producing team including the Executive Producer and host. The Freelance Booking Producer must be familiar with all aspects of television production including graphics, editing, digital newsgathering, and live remote broadcasting, and love working in a team environment.

The Freelance Booking Producer can react quickly in breaking news situations and line up business leaders and lawmakers while the show is live, as well as when news breaks. The Freelance Booking Producer should also have a strong grasp of using social media to find people involved in breaking news situations. You must also be able to develop, cultivate, and maintain new guest relationships on behalf of the program and the network. This position may require travel for breaking news bookings, interviews, and remote shoots.


  • Pitch compelling segments tailored for Sunday Morning Futures

  • Collaborate with Executive Producer and Senior Producer on the weekly rundown

  • Compile well-rounded pre-interviews

  • Manage daily deadline turnarounds of a live show

  • Strategize with your colleagues on the best booking approaches

  • Book and help produce guest segments for special events

  • Work well independently and in a team environment

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


  • At least 3 years of newsroom experience in television, including booking and producing experience

  • Established rolodex in booking guests and people at the center of major news stories

  • Knowledge and passion for current events, key players, and issues in global affairs

  • Exceptional editorial skills; the ability to recognize stories with high potential for compelling television

  • Organizational skills and writing skills

  • Must be forward-thinking, decisive, and know which guests to book for the future

  • Ability to keep show team up to speed with current/breaking news during after-hours

  • Willingness and ability to work under tight deadline pressures while juggling long-term bookings

  • Flexibility to work overtime when breaking news merits

  • A Bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field of study 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.

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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Pursuant to state and local pay disclosure requirements, the pay range for this role, with final offer amount dependent on education, skills, experience, and location is: $28.61-39.37 per hour for New York City and Westchester County, NY. This role is also eligible for various benefits, including medical/dental/vision, insurance, a 401(k) plan, paid time off, and other benefits in accordance with applicable plan documents. Benefits for Union represented employees will be in accordance with the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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