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BOOKER, KENNEDY
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BOOKER, KENNEDY

• Intermediate Level

Summary

Fox Business Network: We're looking for a passionate Booker to join a unique, creative and dynamic weekday primetime program.

Category Booking 
Location Greater New York City Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date May 31, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

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 

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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