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Booking Producer

Newsmax, Inc., New York City, NY USA

Real News for Real People

Salary: Competitive with benefits

Salary min: $80,000.00

Salary max: $100,000.00

Level: Experienced

Duration: Full Time

About Newsmax’s Booking Team Culture: 

Do you enjoy reaching out to guests and securing interviews with the biggest newsmakers of the day? Do you have an extensive contact list and a passion for securing the best guests for interviews? Do you wish you could play a larger role in pitching story ideas and honing your editorial skills? At Newsmax, the Booking Team is a valued, respected and highly collaborative team that not only secures the top notables and newsmakers of the day, but also plays a part in the editorial process. Here you have the ability to engage with Executive Producers to pitch stories and guests and see your ideas realized. We’re the most collaborative booking team in cable news, and if you’re ready for a change and looking to work in a supportive, dynamic work environment, we’d like to hear from you!

Core Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the show’s Executive Producer and team in identifying top-tier guests for broadcast
  • Conduct guest research and outreach.
  • Support the team in identifying and booking relevant on-air guests for appearances and interviews.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with newsmakers, experts, elected and appointed officials, publicists, press secretaries, communications directors, agents, managers, and celebrities.
  • Represent the network as the primary point of contact for guests and their representatives.
  • Conduct pre-interviews and guest vetting with potential on-air guests.
  • Confirm interview logistics including date, time, and location for on-air appearances via remote, phone, field, or in-studio appearances.
  • Provide guests with interview topics and areas of discussion.
  • Communicate on-air appearance requirements to guests.
  • Secure exclusive interviews and content with newsmaker guests.
  • Identify new and emerging voices as subject matter experts.
  • Ideate and pitch guest ideas to production team to which they are assigned.
  • Ensure the guests are of the caliber and quality consistent with Newsmax brand.
  • Must be a news junkie and comfortable working in a fast-paced, professional work environment

About Newsmax, Inc.

Newsmax is a multimedia and broadcasting company that offers independent news with a conservative perspective. Newsmax provides Americans and people around the world with information that improves their lives and strengthens freedoms. Newsmax has State-of-the-Art studios located in New York City, Washington D.C. and Boca Raton. A top 4 TV news brand across cable, satellite, and OTT, leading the industry in audience growth.

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